Twenty One Pilots to perform at new Bucks arena

19th event announced for the new venue

Twenty One Pilots

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:11 pm

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots, a Grammy-Award winning alternative rock band, will play at the new Milwaukee Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee on Saturday, Oct. 20, the Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center announced today.

“Their innovative and unique style is something we are really geeked-out about hearing live in October at our new venue,” said Raj Saha, WESC general manager.

Tickets will go on sale starting Friday, July 20. The group will visit the arena as part of The Bandito Tour, which will celebrate the upcoming Oct. 5 release of their new album Trench. The tour includes North America, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand. 

The $524 million dollar arena project is almost complete. The Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, Aug. 26 will host a grand opening event and block party for the venue, which will be home to the team and to Marquette men’s basketball, along with a variety of entertainment events

View of the Bucks court from the upper concourse

So far 19 events have been announced for its first year, but the arena’s opening show has yet to be revealed. The lineup includes:

  • Kevin Hart, Sept. 13
  • Maroon 5, Sept. 16
  • Justin Timberlake, Sept. 21
  • Jim Gaffigan, Sept. 22
  • Professional Bull Riders, Oct. 6-7
  • J Balvin, Oct. 11
  • Metallica, Oct. 16
  • Foo Fighters, Oct. 17
  • The Eagles, Oct. 18
  • Twenty One Pilots, Oct. 20
  • Chris Young, Oct. 26
  • Fleetwood Mac, Oct. 28
  • Josh Groban, Nov. 3
  • truTV’s Impractical Jokers, Nov. 18
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship, Dec. 15
  • Harlem Globetrotters, Dec. 31
  • Panic! At The Disco, Jan. 27, 2019
  • Elton John, Feb. 19, 2019
  • P!nk, May 2, 2019

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Maredithe Meyer
Maredithe Meyer started as an intern reporter at BizTimes in summer 2015. She currently covers entertainment, sports, tourism and restaurants. In May 2017, she graduated with a journalism degree from Marquette University where she worked as an in-depth projects reporter for the Marquette Wire and Marquette Tribune.