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  The Bryce Jordan Center at Penn State Univ.
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Just adjacent to the Multi-Sports Center on Penn State's campus is the Bryce Jordan Center. Like many other buildings on campus, it looks solid, enormous but not architecturally remarkable. However, it is distinquishable because of its digital, color-flashing sign announcing all the upcoming events being held there.

The Bryce Jordan Center, a 16,000-seat venue, is centrally located within the state of Pennsylvania and the only entertainment facility of its size in the region! Because much of this area of Pennsylvania is rural, the Bryce Jordan Center is a major entertainment venue for students, and local folks as well. Some of the events held there include "circuses, sports exhibitions, family shows, commencements, lectures, and Big Ten Basketball, as well as some of the top-name performers in the music entertainment industry."

When we were there, the flashing sign was announcing the upcoming, but Sold-Out performance of of former American Idol star, Kellie Pickler. Taylor Swift will be there on my birthday this year. (Miley Cyrus fans can purchase tickets to see her there in November, 2009.) The Center may only host one major event or so per month.

There were no major events being held at the Bryce Jordan Center while we were visiting, but before the next visit to Penn State I plan to check for possibilites to attend. For information on upcoming events, seating, tickets, directions, etc., check their website:


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  • Updated Jul 11, 2011
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