All-purpose venue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee
The Stone; The Bridge; The Tire Barn
Exterior view of arena (c.2015)
|Former names||Nashville Arena (1996–99, 2007, 2010)|
Gaylord Entertainment Center (1999–2007)
Sommet Center (2007–10)
|Owner||Sports Authority of Nashville|
|Operator||Powers Management Company|
|Record attendance||19,047 (March 22, 2019; Mumford & Sons)|
|Field size||750,000 sq ft (70,000 m2)|
|Broke ground||January 20, 1994|
|Opened||December 18, 1996|
|Renovated||2007, 2011, 2015|
|Construction cost||$144 million|
($248 million in 2019 dollars)
Hart Freeland Roberts, Inc.
|Project manager||Brookwood Group|
|Structural engineer||Thornton Tomasetti|
|Services engineer||Smith Seckman Reid Inc.|
|Nashville Predators (NHL) 1998–present|
Nashville Kats (AFL) 1997–2001, 2005–07
Bridgestone Arena (originally Nashville Arena, and formerly Gaylord Entertainment Center and Sommet Center) is a multi-purpose venue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee United States. Completed in 1996, it is the home of the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League.
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