Mabee Center


Mabee Center

Infobox_Stadium
stadium_name = Mabee Center


location = 7777 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171
opened = 1972
closed =
owner = Oral Roberts University
operator =
surface =
tenants = ORU Golden Eagles (Men's NCAA Basketball) (1972—present)
seating_capacity = theatre: 2,774-4,064
end stage: 7,000-9,000
full house/basketball: 10,554-11,300|

Mabee Center is an 11,300-seat multi-purpose arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The arena opened in 1972. It is home to the Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles basketball team. It hosted the 1982 and 1985 Midwestern City Conference (now Horizon League) men's basketball conference tournaments.

Hosted the NAIA National Tournament from 1994-1997.

Historic performances

Over the past 35 years, The Mabee Center has hosted concerts for some of the worlds most respected musical and theatrical icons including: Johny Cash, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Pavarotti and many more.

*Johnny Cash October 1972
*Tom Jones May 1973
*Sonny & Cher June 1973
*Johnny Mathis November 1973
*Elvis Presley March 1974
*Elvis Presley July 1976
*Natalie Cole August 1977
*Neil Diamond December 1977
*America March 1978
*Bee Gees August 1978
*David Gates & Bread December 1978
*Billy Joel March 1979
*Kenny Rogers January 1981
*Beach Boys February 1981
*Crosby, Stills & Nash August 1982
*Barry Manilow January 1983
*Lionel Ritchie May 1984
*Alabama March 1985
*James Taylor August 1986
*Huey Lewis and the News October 1986
*Chicago March 1987
*Moody Blues June 1987
*Air Supply September 1987
*The Judds November 1987
*Willie Nelson & Kris Kristofferson March 1988
*Hall & Oates August 1988
*Manhattan Transfer August 1988
*Michael Bolton July 1992
*Garth Brooks August 1992
*Kenny G Concert May 1993
*Frank Sinatra March 1994
*Julio Iglesias September 1995
*The Bride September 1997
*Leanne Rimes February 1998
*Hanson July 1998
*Martina McBride April 2000
*Alison Krauss & Union Station June 2000
*Spirit of the Dance November 2002
*Jay Leno June 2004
*Pavarotti September 2005
*Dolly Parton November 2005

External links

* [http://www.tulsa.tv/Mabee-Center-propage-1020.htm Mabee Center Information]
* [http://www.mabeecenter.com/index.php?id=history Mabee Center Historical Performances]


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