Event History

Here's A Look At BB&T Arena's Past Events

2018

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • University of Cincinnati Men’s Basketball
  • Chris Young with Kane Brown & LANCO - January 18
  • Bluegrass Buckeye Charity Classic - January 21
  • Syrian Shrine Circus - February 1-4
  • Christ in Youth - February 16 & 17
  • Basketball Extravaganza - February 23
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – February 26-March 5
  • KHSAA Girls High School Basketball Sweet 16 - March 7-11
  • Winter Guard International Competition - March 24 & 25
  • Tri State Marching Arts Competition - March 31
  • Showcase Unlimited Competition - April 6-8
  • Winter Guard International Competition - April 11
  • Outcry Tour - April 17
  • Winter Guard International Competition - April 19 & 20
  • NKU Chase Law Commencement- May 4
  • NKU Spring Commencement - May 6
  • Gateway College Commencement - May 10
  • Alabama with Montgomery Gentry - May 11
  • Batavia HS Graduation - May 18
  • Northwest HS Graduation - May 19
  • Colerain HS Graduation - May 19
  • Bethel Tate HS Graduation - May 24
  • Anderson HS Graduation - May 27
  • Turpin HS Graduation - May 27
  • Boone Co HS Graduation - May 29
  • Conner HS Graduation - May 30
  • Cooper HS Graduation - May 31
  • Dixie Heights HS Graduation - June 1
  • Simon Kenton HS Graduation - June 2
  • Scott HS Graduation - June 2
  • Campbell Co HS Graduation- June 4
  • Governor's Scholars Program Opening Ceremony - June 24
  • Governor's Scholars Program Closing Ceremony - July 28
  • University of Cincinnati Summer Graduation - August 3
  • NKU New Student Convocation - August 16

2017

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • University of Cincinnati Men’s Basketball
  • Bluegrass Buckeye Charity Classic - January 13
  • NKCCA Cheer Competition - January 28
  • Syrian Shrine Circus - February 2-5
  • Justin Moore and Lee Brice - February 10
  • Christ in Youth - February 17-18
  • Basketball Extravaganza - February 25
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – February 27-March 7
  • KHSAA Girls High School Basketball Sweet 16 - March 8-12
  • Gaither Vocal Band - March 17
  • Winter Guard International Competition - March 25-26
  • Tri State Marching Arts Competition - April 1
  • Winter Guard International Competition - April 6 & April 19-21
  • Showcase Unlimited Competition - April 7-9
  • Casting Crowns Tour - April 27
  • Outcry Tour - April 30
  • Battle of the Badge Boxing May 13
  • WWE NXT - May 18
  • University of Cincinnati Summer Graduation - August 4
  • Big Church Night Out - October 22
  • Smart Regiona IoT Showcase - October 25
  • A Perfect Circle - November 19
  • University of Cincinnati Winter Graduation - December 8
  • NKU Winter Graduation - December 16

2016

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Absolute Action MMA - January 8
  • Bluegrass Buckeye Charity Classic - January 15
  • Absolute Action Boxing - January 29
  • NKCCA Cheer Competition - January 30
  • High School Basketball Doubleheader - February 12
  • Basketball Extravaganza - February 17
  • Christ in Youth - February 19-20
  • Shrine Circus - February 25-28
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – February 29-March 7
  • KHSAA Girls High School Basketball Sweet 16 - March 9-13
  • Showcase Unlimited Competition - April 8-10
  • Lee Brice - April 15
  • Battle of the Badge Boxing April 16
  • Absolute Action MMA - April 23
  • Barry Manilow - April 29
  • Cincinnati Summer Jam - July 3
  • WWE NXT - July 15
  • Jeff Dunham - July 16
  • Absolute Action MMA - August 28
  • Live Original with Sadie Robertson - October 7
  • Amy Schumer - October 8
  • The 1975 - November 17
  • American Girl Fashion Show - December 3

2015

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Syrian Shrine Circus - January 9 - 10
  • Bluegrass-Buckeye Charity Classic - January 16
  • High School Basketball Doubleheader - January 23
  • A Kid Again Basketball Extravaganza - February 6
  • Absolute Action MMA 41 - February 27
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – March 2 - 10
  • Monster X Tour - March 13 - 14
  • Absolute Action MMA 42 - April 24
  • 2015 Nati Summer Bash - July 12
  • Absolute Action MMA 43 - August 29

2014

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • A Kid Again Basketball Extravaganza – February 7
  • H.S. Basketball Double Header - Dixie vs. Cov Cath & Holmes vs. New Cath - February 14
  • KHSAA District 35 Boys' Semifinals and Championship Game - February 26 and March 1
  • 2 Chainz - March 2
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – March 3 - 10
  • NKY River Monsters Indoor Football
  • Extraordinary Women's Conference - March 28 - 29
  • Hillsong United - August 28
  • Amateur Boxing - October 10
  • Alison Grimes Campaign - November 1
  • Little Big Town with Brett Eldridge and the Brothers Osborne - November 8
  • Gaither Christmas Homecoming - December 11
  • Absolute Action MMA 40 - December 12

2013

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Monster X Tour – February 8 & 9
  • A Kid Again Basketball Extravaganza – February 15
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – February 25 – March 3
  • Chris Tomlin with Kari Jobe – April 11
  • The Harlem Globetrotters – April 19
  • Black-n-Bluegrass Girls Roller Derby
  • Tobymac - November 10
  • Justin Moore with Randy Houser - November 15
  • Mindless Behavior - November 27
  • Kenny Rogers Christmas & Hits - December 9

2012

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Blake Shelton – February 16
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – February 27 – March 5
  • TNA IMPACT Wrestling – March 8
  • NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight – March 21-24
  • Cirque du Soleil Dralion – March 28 – April 1
  • Cincinnati Easter Ball featuring Diggy Simmons – April 7
  • Picadilly Circus – April 16 & 17
  • Barry Manilow – April 20
  • Black-n-Bluegrass Roller Girls
  • Dominican Republic National Basketball Team Exhibition – June 12 & 13
  • Jeff Dunham – July 19
  • Hillsong LIVE – September 14
  • Alan Jackson with Jana Kramer – November 17
  • Gaither Christmas Homecoming – December 14

2011

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Monster Nationals - January 21 - 22
  • Lipizzaner Stallions - January 28
  • Northern Kentucky River Monsters Season
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – February 28 – March 6
  • PBR – March 25 - 26
  • 7 Hills Church Easter Service - April 24
  • Sesame Street Live - April 29 - May 1
  • WWE - May 10
  • Mannheim Steamroller- November 10
  • Paul Simon - November 22
  • Larry The Cable Guy, Jeff Foxworthy, and Bill Engvall - December 2
  • Gaither Christmas Homecoming - December 10

2010

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Curious George Live – January 8 - 10
  • Monster Nationals – Janurary 29 & 30
  • Jeff Dunham – January 31
  • Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan – February 19
  • Martina McBride and Trace Adkins – February 28
  • KHSAA 9th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – March 1 - 7
  • Breaking Benjamin – March 19
  • Sesame Street – Elmo’s Green Thumb – April 15 - 18
  • Cirque du Soleil Alegria – April 28 – May 2
  • The Wiggles – August 25
  • The U.S. Army’s Spirit of America – September 17 & 18
  • Bob Dylan – November 3
  • Bluegrass-Buckeye Charity Holiday Classic – December 10 & 11

2009

  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Monster Nationals – Janurary 16 & 17
  • KHSAA 9th & 10th Region Boy’s and Girl’s Tournament – March 2 - 10
  • Arenacross – March 20 - 22
  • Gaither Homecoming – March 28
  • Larry the Cable Guy – April 2
  • Sesame Street – Elmo Grows Up – April 22 – 26
  • Thomas & Friends Live – June 10 & 11
  • Jay-Z – October 10
  • The Royal Hanneford Circus – November 6 – 8
  • REO Speedwagon, STYX, and Night Ranger – November 10
  • Daughtry – November 13
  • Dane Cook – November 15
  • Shinedown and Papa Roach – December 5
  • Bluegrass-Buckeye Charity Holiday Classic – December 12 & 13

2008

  • Carrie Underwood – September 24
  • Jeff Dunham – September 26
  • Action Sports World Tour – October 3 & 4
  • Cirque du Soleil – Saltimbanco – October 8 – 12
  • So You Think You Can Dance – October 24
  • Walking With Dinosaurs – October 29 – November 2
  • Alan Jackson – November 7
  • The Wiggles – November 11
  • NKU Norse Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • The “World Famous” Lipizzaner Stallions – November 29 & 30
  • Casting Crowns – December 5
  • Bluegrass-Buckeye Charity Holiday Classic – December 13 & 14