Izod Center

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East Rutherford, NJ, New York, United States

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The Izod Center (formerly Brendan Byrne Arena and Continental Airlines Arena) is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States. Originally opened in 1981, it is currently home to the New Jersey Nets NBA basketball team. The arena was formerly home to the New Jersey Devils NHL hockey team until 2007, when they moved to the Prudential Center in Newark. Official seating capacity, as of 2004, is 19,040 for hockey, 20,029 for college basketball, 20,049 for NBA games, and a maximum of 20,000 for concerts. The arena attracts spectators and fans from New Jersey and the New York Metropolitan Area. Many people and some tickets and press releases simply refer to the arena as Meadowlands Arena.

The arena has been a popular site for concerts, due to it having been designed with acoustics in mind and to it having a lesser facility fee for artists than competing venues, such as Madison Square Garden. Bruce Springsteen remains the most popular concert act to perform in the arena; his appearances have included a 10-night, sold-out run in 1984, an 11-night run in 1992, and a 15-night, sold-out run in 1999. This last feat is commemorated by a large banner hanging from the rafters, next to the banners representing the achievements of the resident sports teams.

Contact Information

Address
50 State Route 120
East Rutherford, NJ, New York 07073
United States
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Phone
(800) 601-3804
Web
www.meadowlands.com

Upcoming Events

Sunday 8 March 2015
Maroon 5
Magic!, Rozzi CraneConcert
Izod Center
East Rutherford, NJ, New York, United States
40.811601 -74.06785

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  • JeremiTotal

    Got my tickets!! Cant wait!!!

    December 2008
  • BadgerOnLSD

    Idiots.

    September 2008
  • neraulia

    East Rutherford is in New Jersey, not New York.

    August 2008
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