July 29     2016

The Ted Constant Convocation Center on the campus of Old Dominion University is proud to announce that in the recent release from Pollstar’s mid-year report of the top 200 arenas worldwide, the Constant Center has been ranked as the #1 mid-sized venue on a University campus while being represented as the only venue ranked in the Hampton Roads area.

“Spectra Venue Management and the staff at the Constant Center are honored to be recognized as a premier midsized collegiate venue,” states Spectra’s Mike Fryling, General Manager for the Constant Center. “We are incredibly proud of our staff’s hard work and thankful for the continued support of our patrons in the community that make it possible to bring great entertainment to Old Dominion University and the region at large.”

Pollstar Magazine is the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry. The mid-year report showcases the top tours, arenas, theaters and more as 2016 reaches the halfway point.  In the report, the Constant Center placed #14 for all venues listed at a capacity under 10,000 seats with 49,695 tickets sold from January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016 as reported to Pollstar. The #1 arena in the world was The O2 in London, United Kingdom at 872,809 tickets sold.

The Constant Center will continue to bring a variety of first class entertainment to the Hampton Roads in the approaching season. Upcoming events include the Faith Evans, Carl Thomas and Keke Wyatt August 5, Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music October 15 & 16, Comedian/Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham October 23 and legendary country singer, Kenny Rogers for his “Gambler’s Last Deal Christmas & Hits” farewell tour December 11. Tickets for these and all other events are available at YnotTix.com. Stay connected with the Constant Center on Facebook @TedConstantCenter, Twitter @ConstantCenter, Instagram @TedConstantCenter and Snapchat @ConstantCenter.