One of Miami oldest arena is The James L. Knight Center located in the heart of downtown Miami, Florida the JLKC seats well over 4600 and can accommodate up to 5,000 people. The JLKC opened in 1982 during the boom period of the Miami entertainment industry in South Floridaâ€™s and become one of the longest operating entertainment facilities in the city. The venue was operate by the City of Miami , the wall of fame of the JLKC is a list of who’s whom of the Entertainment industry acts that have performed there include; Luciano Pavorotti, Luther Vandross, Metallica, Sting, David Bowie, ThalÃa, Whitney Houston, Cher, Ricky Martin, Alicia Keys, Gloria Estefan, Marc Anthony, Gladys Knight, David Copperfield, and Jimmy Page. Recently, Lady Gaga, R. Kelly, Ruben Blades, Fantasia, Drake and many more…. The JLKC also home to many corporate events and many graduations.
Lorenzo Muniz an employee of Global Spectrum, LLP and the General Manager of the facility states say â€œFor the first time ever, due to new managers in place, caring employees, aggressive marketing and the support of the City of Miamiâ€™s Department of Public Facilities, The James L. Knight Center has finally generated a profit! This is a big deal onto itself, but to accomplish it in the worse economy that Miami, Florida has ever experienced, second only to the Great Depression, is nothing short of amazing!Â Other venues, are now again viewing The James L. Knight Center as a formidable opponent when it comes to booking talent and events!”
According to Lorenzo Muniz, â€œThe James L. Knight Center is to Miami what The Apollo Theater is to New York! It is a place filled with memories and rich in history!
for more info and calender of event: visit http://www.jlkc.com/ or (305)416-5970