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The Latest Concerts & Shows Coming To Addition Financial Arena Orlando

Addition Financial Arena is located on the campus of the University of Central Florida, in Orlando. It's one of the largest universities in the nation.

The arena boasts 10,000 seats, 18 luxury suites, two loge boxes, and club seating with lounge access. Offering a diverse lineup of shows, including world-famous entertainers, beloved family shows, and special events, Addition Financial Arena is considered one of the top college venues in the country.

Addition Financial Arena is also the home to UCF men’s and women’s basketball.

Addition Financial Arena has hosted concerts by high-profile musicians such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Elton John, Drake and more.


This year sees an amazing choice of headliners all bringing their arena tours to Addition Financial Arena. For more details, and to book tickets go to the official website.

Star 94.5 Presents The Full Circle Tour with KEM and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds

Hosted by Sherri Shepherd

April 10th, 2022

Making a grand and long-awaited return to the road, Three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum 21st century R&B icon KEM will embark on “The Full Circle Tour”, presented by Star 94.5, with none other than 12-time GRAMMY® Award-winning legend Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds at Addition Financial Arena on Sunday, April 10th at 7:30pm.

The Full Circle Tour” promises to be KEM’s biggest, most dynamic North American tour to date, and three-time EMMY® Award-winning actress, comedian, author, host, and television personality Sherri Shepherd joins as the evening’s host.

The Harlem Globetrotters

April 23rd, 2022

The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game Tour back to Addition Financial Arena on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 2:00PM. The Spread Game Tour is a basketball event like no other. Ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag, and rim-rattling dunks are only some of the thrills you can expect from this fully modernized show. Part streetball from the players who defined it, part interactive family entertainment, the tour shows off the best of the Globetrotters in a dazzling exhibition of talent and game.

This tour introduces new premium fan experiences with unprecedented access and interaction, including celebrity court passes, meet and greets with players.

For over 95 years, the Harlem Globetrotters organization has been committed to spreading joy through their artful athleticism and unparalleled basketball skill. The Globetrotters have always been global ambassadors of goodwill. The reimagined team is even more committed to bringing their voice to social justice conversations while inviting communities all over the U.S. to come together and recognize the power of our commonalities and celebrate our differences. The Globetrotters’ mission, to spread game and bring family entertainment to the world, continues to drive them today.



May 3rd, 2022

AJR is bringing "The OK ORCHESTRA Tour" to Addition Financial Arena on May 3, 2022 at 7:30pm.

AJR recently released their fourth-full length album ‘OK ORCHESTRA’. It debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Alternative and Rock Albums charts, marking their second consecutive album to debut at the top spot on both charts. It also claimed the #10 spot on the Billboard 200.

The band has also been nominated for two 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards, including Alternative Rock Artist of the Year and Alternative Rock Song of the Year for “BANG!”.

AJR’s current single, “Way Less Sad”, has already been added to over 200 radio stations across the U.S. It just cracked the top 30 at Top 40 radio and top 20 at Adult Pop and just reached the top 10 at Alternative radio. It has amassed more than 25 million streams worldwide and has been featured on Spotify’s “The New ALT” and “Just Good Music”, Amazon Music’s “Hot Singles”, Pandora’s “Today’s Hits”, and Apple Music’s “A-List Pop” and “Alt Pop” playlists.

John Mulaney

From Scratch

May 12th, 2022

John Mulaney is a two-time Emmy and WGA award-winning writer, actor, and comedian.

In 2018, he traveled the United States with sold out Kid Gorgeous tour, which was later released as a Netflix stand-up special and won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Special; In 2015, he released The Comeback Kid, also a Netflix original, which The AV Club called the “best hour of his career;” In 2012, his Comedy Central special New In Town had Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly hailing him as “one of the best stand-up comics alive.” Starting March 2022, he’ll be touring with his newest hour John Mulaney: From Scratch.

Solidifying himself as a fan favorite, John Mulaney has been invited to host Saturday Night Live five times. He began writing for SNL in 2008 and created memorable characters such as ‘Stefon’ with Bill Hader and appeared as a “Weekend Update” correspondent. He has written for IFC’s Documentary Now! and Netflix’s Big Mouth, on which he voices the character of Andrew. John will star in the new reboot of Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers on Disney Plus this Spring opposite Andy Samberg.

He’s also starred on Broadway in the runaway hit written and performed alongside Nick Kroll in Oh, Hello On Broadway. The duo have since release a Netflix special of the same name, as well as Oh, Hello: The P’dcast, based off their characters Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland.

In December 2019, the critically acclaimed and Emmy nominated musical variety special John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch debuted on Netflix. It was recently announced that festivities will continue with a pair of holiday themed Sack Lunch Bunch specials coming to Comedy Central in the near future.

Arijit Singh

May 14th, 2022

Immerse your senses in the most enthralling voice of India - Arijit Singh. Witness him perform live on a special stage, for a scintillating evening. This live experience is designed tastefully to entertain every member and give them a chance to sway to their favorite soulful tracks.


Special Appearance by Monica Aldama

June 16th, 2022

CHEER LIVE 2022 Tour will break new ground in a first of its kind live performance touring across North America featuring athletes from the Emmy Award-winning Netflix docuseries CHEER. Presented by Rebel Athletic, the tour makes a stop at Addition Financial Arena on Thursday, June 16th at 7:30pm.

Bringing together fan favorites from the two most successful rival cheer programs in the country, Navarro College and Trinity Valley Community College, CHEER LIVE will feature 14x National Champion coach and best-selling author, Monica Aldama alongside cheer stars such as Gabi Butler and Morgan Simianer.

The full cast features Maddy Brum, Angel Rice, Dee Joseph, James Thomas, Jeron Hazelwood, Gillian Rupert, Cassadee Dunlap, and more to be announced. The premiere athletes all make mat for an electrifying exhibition of never-before-seen stunts and stage performances that are sure to have fans on the edge of their seats. Without the restraints of score cards, judges, and time limits, CHEER LIVE will transform the nail-biting sport of competitive cheerleading into a first of its kind premiere athletic event staged with the epic production value of a live concert.

“I’m so excited to cheer again and to have the feeling of performing and going on tour,” says Morgan Simianer. “We are all coming together without the competitions and pressure — It’s going to be so fun! I want all of the cheerleaders to see this and think, that can be me one day.”

“The world has fallen in love with the stars of Cheer and we were convinced that their careers as Cheerleaders should not come to an end after Daytona. CHEER LIVE will change the way the sport is viewed forever, allowing younger & aspiring cheerleaders to envision a future of cheerleading beyond the mat. These world class cheer stars are going to blow minds when they go FULL OUT this summer on the CHEER LIVE TOUR…” added tour creator and producer Jared Paul, Founder of Faculty Productions.

Season two of the Emmy Award-winning docuseries CHEER is now streaming only on Netflix. CHEER LIVE is created by Monica Aldama and Andy Cosferent.

Big Time Rush

with special guest Dixie D'Amelio

July 23rd, 2022

Big Time Rush became an overnight sensation in November 2009 when the scripted TV show of the same name launched on Nickelodeon. The show focused on the Hollywood adventures of four hockey players from Minnesota after they were selected to form a boy band. The show was a huge success and later, Carlos, Kendall, James, and Logan came to life as a band off the screen releasing three full length albums and performing across the globe. As the show concluded in July 2013 and after four years of recording music and touring as a band, they went their separate ways but remained close friends through the years. After 7 years, in an effort to bring joy to their fans during quarantine around the world, the members of Big Time Rush decided to appear together as a group to send a message of love and togetherness. This was soon followed by a socially distant performance of an acoustic version of their smash hit, "Worldwide". These appearances resulted in hysteria amongst their fans and in the media, followed by BTR receiving 10+ million streams in 2020 alone. Four seasons of the TV show were added to Netflix in March 2021 and have appeared in the Net?ix "Top 10" trending titles. The band finished off 2021 with a performance at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Philadelphia as well as 2 sold out shows in Chicago and NYC, capping it off with the release of their first single in 8 years, “Call It Like I See It”, on Dec. 13th. Stay tuned for big things to come because Big Time Rush is back.

Dixie D'Amelio is an American singer and social media personality known for her videos on the social media platform TikTok. Dixie is the elder sister of Charli D’Amelio, who holds the title of most followers on TikTok. Dixie has over 50 million followers on TikTok and hosts a talk show on YouTube called "The Early Late Night Show." In 2020, she signed a record deal with HitCo Entertainment and began releasing singles. On June 26, 2020, D'Amelio released her first single, "Be Happy,” accumulating more than 86.1 million streams on Spotify.

Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

July 30 & 31, 2022

Nickelodeon and Vstar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” an action-packed, music-filled production. The PAW Patrol is back and on a roll in person and LIVE on stage! Ryder and your favorite pups have been working hard to get back on the road and they are ready to roll to Orlando. In this production, the heroic pups from the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and airing on Nickelodeon, embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure. Do not miss this PAWsome opportunity to see the whole pack in this live touring stage performance.

In PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big Pirate Day celebration in Adventure Bay. When Cap’n Turbot falls into a dark and mysterious cavern, it’s PAW Patrol to the rescue! Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Rocky and Zuma save Cap'n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on an epic adventure. Things get ruff when Mayor Humdinger wants to find the treasure first for Foggy Bottom. The pups need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including help from the newest pup who’s all ears…Tracker! Using their heroic rescue skills, problem solving and teamwork, the pups set sail to save the day. No job is too big, no pirate pup is too small!

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure is the perfect way for families to create lifelong memories and provides kids the opportunity to experience in-person theater. Since its debut in the Fall of 2016, PAW Patrol Live! has been seen by over 4.3 million people, providing fans in over 40 countries with an unforgettable Broadway-style production. The performance is an interactive live stage show, encouraging audiences to learn pirate catchphrases, dance the pirate boogie and help the pups follow the treasure map and solve picture puzzles throughout their mission!

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