The Beach Boys’50th anniversary reunion tour, pop-punkers blink 182 and country megastar Alan Jackson lead a hefty lineup of acts that will play the new Sands Bethlehem Event Center in its first months.
They’re names that officials think will draw big enough crowds to help put the center in the Top 10 venues its size in the world.
Representatives from builders Vision Entertainment, the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and promoter Live Nation announced the lineups at a news conference Friday, then offered media tours of the construction.
Incubus, one of the most popular alternative rock bands of the 2000s, will perform the arena’s first concert on May 16.
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