Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Frank Erwin Center Superlatives: A Walk Through History

By Courtney Birk While walking around the Frank Erwin Center, some of you might have noticed the 211 framed photos on the walls of our concourse and mezzanine. We gathered some of our most memorable photos and showcased them for the first time on our 30th anniversary back in 2007. The photos were later updated […]

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Most Legendary Events in Frank Erwin Center History

By Max Rosenfield Over the years the Frank Erwin Center has hosted over 2,500 concerts, featuring the most talented and famous musicians of the past 40 years. Today I am going to go through and highlight the most legendary events that have ever graced the Frank Erwin Center Stage. It was a difficult task to […]

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Fall Out Boy: The Evolution from Boy to MAN(IA)

By Max Rosenfield Fall Out Boy has evolved immensely from when I first became a fan after hearing “Sugar, We’re Going Down” on the radio back in 5th grade. That song drove me to buy their second album “From Under the Cork Tree,” which would turn out to be one of the most influential albums […]

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‘Tis The Season To Enjoy These Great Austin Activities

By Chandler Myers Finally, the holiday season is here! Austin is home to many different holiday activities, each giving the city its own unique feel. With so many festivities to celebrate the holidays, we have you covered with our top 5 things to do in Austin during the holiday season. 1. Journey through the Trail […]

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Learn More About The Clear Bag Policy

Effective Nov. 5, 2017, a new clear bag policy is being implemented for most public events at the Frank Erwin Center. This is the same clear bag policy in effect for all Texas Athletics events. The Frank Erwin Center, along with many other stadiums and arenas nationwide, has implemented a clear bag policy in order […]

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Truckin’: A Note From John Graham

  A note from Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director John Graham, reflecting on his 28-year tenure at the Frank Erwin Center. Graham will retire at the end of August 2017. As I arrive near the end of this phase of my life, to quote the 1970 Grateful Dead song “Truckin,’” “lately it occurs to me […]

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#ErwinCenter40: Applause Flashback

It’s time to take another stroll down memory lane. Before the Applause Blog landed a spot on your digital doorstep, it was a print publication published monthly. Applause: The Entertainment Monthly of The Frank Erwin Center was printed from 1980 to 2013. That’s about 390 issues! The tabloid contained features on bands coming to town, […]

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Clown Makeup 101

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze! will be here before we know it bringing with it incredible performers, beautiful animals and of course, hilarious clowns! The talented clowns you see at The Greatest Show On Earth® are mirth-makers who specialize in the fine arts of mime and pantomime, slaps and falls, comedy acrobatics, juggling and equilibristic […]

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Behind the Scenes with WWE Diva Natalya

WWE LIVE: ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA comes to the Frank Erwin Center Saturday, March 15 and the intensity will rise as the WWE Superstars and Divas prepare for WrestleMania XXX. But WrestleMania  XXX isn’t the only thing fans are anxiously awaiting. The strong, confident and fierce WWE Divas are back for the second season of “Total Divas” on […]

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