Light Up UCF Returns For 2016 Holiday Season Nov 18 – Jan 7

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s best annual holiday traditions, takes place at the CFE Arena at UCF

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s best annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 18, 2016, and runs through January 7, 2017.

During the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

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Pentatonix to Bring World Tour to CFE Arena in Orlando on April 14, 2016

Grammy award winners Pentatonix have announced the first tour dates for their 2016 World Tour, and it includes one Central Florida stop at the CFE Arena in Orlando on April 14.

Pentatonix

Since bursting on the scene via the reality competition show “The Sing-Off,” Pentatonix have sold more than 2.7 million albums in the U.S. alone, and have amassed over 10 million subscribers to their YouTube channel. They were also featured in the movie, Pitch Perfect 2.

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Light Up UCF Returns For 2015 Holiday Season Starting November 13

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 13, 2015, and runs through January 3, 2016.

Light Up UCF 2015

During the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

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Ellie Goulding to Play Two Central Florida Shows in June 2016

Pop chanteuse Ellie Goulding has announced dates for the North American leg of her Delirium World Tour this week, including shows in Orlando and Tampa.

Ellie Goulding

Goulding will be touring in support of her third studio album Delirium, which will be released on November 6th via Cherrytree/Interscope Records.

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Meet National and Local Authors at the Annual UCF Book Festival on April 18, 2015

ucfbookfestIf you love reading, the annual UCF Book Festival should be a must-do event for you.

This year it takes place on April 18, and features books signings, author panels, book appraisals, cooking demonstrations, and special children’s activities, all for free.

Author Terry McMillan (“Waiting to Exhale”) is this year’s keynote author. Also appearing are authors Sheri Fink, Ann Hood, Mark DeNote, and Randy Rawls. A complete list of authors is available on the event’s website.

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Fitz & The Tantrums to Rock CFE Arena September 11, 2014

Fitz & The Tantrums

High energy band Fitz & The Tantrums are bringing their show to Orlando for one night only at the CFE Arena at UCF on Thursday, September 11.

The group formed in 2008, in Los Angeles, and released their debut studio album, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, in 2010. They have been a hit with both critics and fans since, but it was this summer’s mega-smash single, “The Walker,” that catapulted them into just about every playlist out there (not to mention a few dozen commercials).

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Sigur Ros to Play CFE Arena in Orlando on October 8, 2013

Icelandic band Sigur Ros will be playing the CFE Arena in Orlando on October 8.

Sigur RosThe band, known for their ethereal rock sound and frontman Jónsi Birgisson’s falsetto vocals, released their seventh studio album, Kveikur, in June of this year. It is their first as a trio, as long-time member Kjartan Sveinsson has left the band, and the sound is a bit more aggressive than previous releases.

Tickets to the concert are $27.50 – $47.50. CFE Arena is located at 12777 Gemini Blvd, on the UCF campus in Orlando.

Here is the video for “Brennisteinn” off of Kveikur:

Imagine Dragons Headline Show at CFE Arena with The Neighbourhood on September 23, 2013

Imagine Dragons will be playing the CFE Arena (formerly the UCF Arena) In Orlando on September 23. Opening will be The Neighbourhood.

Imagine DragonsRiding high on the success of their latest release is Imagine Dragons. The album, Night Visions, debuted at #2 on the Billboard Album chart, selling more than 83,000 copies. Hits like “It’s Time” and “Radioactive” have propelled this Vegas quartet into the spotlight.

Opening is L.A.’s The Neighbourhood, who rocked The Social in downtown Orlando earlier this summer. They are touring in support of their debut, I Love You, and its hit single, “Sweater Weather.”

Tickets for the show are $32.50 and $37.50 (plus tax & service fees), but the venue looks to be sold out of floor seats.

CFE Arena is located at 12777 Gemini Blvd. N, on the UCF Campus.

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