The Monterrey Arena of Mexico, the most active venue in Latin America
According to the leading American magazine on information about concerts and the music industry 'Pollstar', the Madison Square Garden Arena is the venue that celebrates the most events and attracts people in the world, but which Ibero-American pavilions are on this list?
The answer lies in Mexico, where Arena Monterrey ranks 14th, bringing together more than 750,000 tickets sold during the past 2018. The indoor stadium located in the State of Nuevo León premiered on November 27, 2003 with a concert by Juan Gabriel .
On this stage have performed many famous international artists such as Beyoncé, Demi Lovato, Mariah Carey, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry, among others. Also, this is where Jenni Rivera debuted at her last concert, a day before she died in a plane crash in 2012.
Its design has already been established as an architectural icon for its structure and capacity to accommodate up to 17,599 spectators. In addition, it holds 150 annual events among sports, cultural, musical and social internationally.
Right after this one, in the position nº15 of 200, is the Arena Mexico City, the venue of shows located in the delegation of Azcapotzalco. It holds sporting events, concerts and circuses, among others.
The architectural firm 'KMD Architects' was commissioned to build in 2009 this large esplanade that cost around 300 million dollars and that accommodates more than 22,000 spectators.
Now, the ska band Pantheon Rococo has just announced its first concert of the year at the venue to celebrate its 25th anniversary, which the group will celebrate in March 2020.