Saturday, 5 Dec 2020
Category: Flashback
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The History of WWE at the Erwin Center

The Frank Erwin Center has a long history with WWE, which has brought wrestling mania to Austin for decades. In fact, a 1998 edition of the Applause magazine features The Rock back when he was called “Rocky Maivia”! Over the years, we’ve seen a passionate base of WWE fans who contribute to an energetic atmosphere […]

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Applause iHeartCountry Festival Flashback

iHeartCountry Festival: Let’s Take A Look Back

2014 2014 was a time of the Winter Olympics, the FIFA World Cup, and season 4 of Game of Thrones. It was also the year of the inaugural iHeartCountry Festival in Austin, TX. Since then, Austin has hosted some of the hottest country stars of the day right here at the Frank Erwin Center each […]

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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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#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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