A LOOK BACK

 

Through the years American Airlines Center has been host to some of the best musical talent in the world. For reference and for fun, here is a quick look back.

Concerts from the past


2001


July 28 Special Opening Performance by: The Eagles
July 29 Michael Flatley Lord of the Dance in "Feet of Flames Victory Tour"
July 30 Sade
Aug. 1 - Aug 29 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey 130th Edition
Aug. 31 Backstreet Boys "Black and Blue Around the World Tour"
Sept. 8 World Wrestling Federation
Sept. 22 Janet Jackson "All for You" Tour
Oct. 14 Vicente Fernandez
Oct. 17 Guess Who
Oct. 25 Texas Stampede & Alan Jackson
Oct. 26 Texas Stampede & Robert Earl Keen & Willie Nelson
Oct. 27 Texas Stampede & Sara Evans & Toby Keith
Oct. 28 Texas Stampede & Lee Ann Womack & Clay Walker
Nov 12 - Nov 18 Disney on Ice presents "The Jungle Book"
Nov. 25 Neil Diamond "World Tour"
Dec. 1 Amy Grant & Vince Gill "Simply Christmas"
Dec. 9 Skate with the Stars
   

2002


Jan. 14 WWE Raw is War
Jan. 26 Target Stars on Ice
Feb. 9 Luciano Pavarotti
Feb. 24 Lipizzaner Stallions
Mar. 25 - Mar. 31 Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 2
May 7 Dave Matthews Band
June 18 Champions on Ice
July 22 Britney Spears "Dream with a Dream Tour"
July 23 - Aug. 4 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents "Imagine That"
Aug. 23 Cher "The Farewell Tour"
Sept. 1 WWE Survivor Series
Sept. 21 The Who
Oct. 13 American Idols Tour
Oct. 24 Texas Stampede & Brooks & Dunn
Oct. 25 Texas Stampede & Willie Nelson
Oct. 26 Texas Stampede & Vince Gill
Oct. 26 Texas Stampede & Lyle Lovett
Oct. 27 Texas Stampede & Toby Keith
Nov. 1 George Strait "Chevy Truck Tour"
Nov. 3 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Nov. 16 Tom Petty
Nov. 18 Michael W. Smith "Worship Again"
Nov. 22 Cher "The Farewell Tour"
Dec. 3 WWE "Smackdown"
Dec. 3 Bank of America Celebration of Gold
   

2003


Jan. 12 - Jan 19 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Jan. 20 Shakira "Tour of the Mongoose"
Jan. 31 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 6 - Feb. 8 Freestyle Motocross
Feb. 28 Billy Joel and Elton John "Face to Face"
Mar. 3 Yanni "World Tour'
Mar. 12 - Mar. 16 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
Mar. 9 Bon Jovi "Dry Country"
Mar. 24 - Mar. 30 Disney on Ice presents "Monsters Inc."
Apr. 4 Stars on Ice
Apr. 25 Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
May 14 ZZ Top
June 16 WWE "RAW is WAR"
June 19 - June 20 The Eagles "Farewell Tour"
June 26 Justin Timberlake & Christina Aguilera "Justified/Stripped" Tour
June 28 Michael Finely "Summer Bash" Tour
July 3 Fleetwood Mac "Say You Will" Tour
July 6 Dixie Chicks "Top of the World Tour"
July 18 Dave Matthews Band
July 7 - Aug. 10 Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus 131st Edition
Aug. 19 American Idols Tour
Oct. 5 Vicente Fernandez
Oct. 24 Mana "Revolucion de Amor" Tour
Nov. 7 Texas Stampede & Pat Green
Nov. 8 Texas Stampede & Lonestar
Nov. 9 Texas Stampede & Sheryl Crow
Nov. 16 WWE Survivor
Nov. 23 Shaina Twain "Up!" Tour
Dec. 11 Crowne Royal Comedy Soul Fest
   

2004


Jan. 13 Sarah Brightman "Harem World Tour"
Jan. 16 Freestyle Motocross
Jan. 24 Stars on Ice
Jan. 29 Bette Midler "Kiss My Brass" Tour
Feb. 6 - Feb. 7 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 13 Bill Gaither
Feb. 23 Linkin Park "Projekt Revolution"
Mar. 10 - Mar. 14 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
Mar. 15 "Ladies First Tour" starring Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys and Missy Elliot with special guest Tamia
Apr. 2 Prince "Musicology Tour"
Apr. 5 WWE Wrestlemania Revenge
June 11 Prince "Musicology Tour"
June 29 And 1 Mixtape Tour 2004
July 6 Simon and Garfunkle "Old Friends Tour"
July 10 Zen Music Fest
July 15 HBO Boxing
July 22 Sarah McLachlan "After Glow Tour"
July 28 - Aug. 8 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus 133rd Edition
Aug. 12 Usher "The Truth Tour"
Aug. 15 Joan Sebastian
Sept. 4 Phil Collins "First Final Farewell Tour"
Sept. 14 Incubus "World Tour"
Sept. 15 WWE RAW Texas Style
Sept. 25 Van Halen
Oct. 8 Jerry Jeff Walker
Oct. 13 R. Kelly and Jay Z "Best of Both Worlds"
Oct. 15 Vicente Fernandez
Oct. 23 Beastie Boys "Pageant" Tour
Oct. 25 Avril Lavigne "Bonez World Tour"
Nov. 12 Texas Stampede & Gary Allan
Nov. 13 Texas Stampede & Gretchen Wilson
Nov. 14 Texas Stampede & Pat Green
Nov. 17 Metallica "Madly in Anger" Tour with guest Godsmack
Nov. 20 Barry Manilow "One Night Live"
Dec. 3 Dolly Parton
Dec. 7 Amy Grant & Vince Gill "Simply Christmas"
Dec. 10 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dec. 24 Fellowship Church Christmas Eve Service
   

2005


Jan. 22 Stars on Ice
Feb. 11 - Feb. 12 Bill Gaither
Feb. 19 - Feb. 20 Freestyle Motocross
Feb. 25 Joel Osteen
Mar. 3 Larry the Cable Guy
Mar. 8 - Mar. 9 Get Motivated Seminar
Mar. 12 Stephen Curtis Chapman "All New Things Tour"
Mar. 24 Elton John "Peachtree Road Tour"
Mar. 27 Covenant Church
Mar. 30 - Apr. 3 Disney on Ice presents "Finding Nemo"
Apr. 17 Lipizzaner Stallions
May 14 Kenny Chesney "Somewhere in the Sun" with guest Gretchen Wilson & Uncle Kracker
June 25 Professional Bull Riding Built Ford Tough Series
July 7 - July 17 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents "Saving the Day from Everyday with Bello and Bo"
Aug. 11 System of a Down "Mezmerize Tour" with guest Mars Volta & Bad Acid Trip
Aug. 20 Green Day "Idiot Tour" with Simple Plan
Aug. 21 Destiny's Child "Fulfilled Tour"
Sept. 25 Juan Gabriel
Oct. 3 - Oct. 4 WWE "Smackdown"
Oct. 14 - Oct. 15 Neil Diamond
Oct. 17 Nine Inch Nails "With Teeth Tour"
Oct. 29 U2 "Vertigo Tour"
Oct. 30 Vicente Fernandez
Nov. 8 Depeche Mode "Tour of the Universe"
Nov. 11 Texas Stampede & Cross Canadian Ragweed & Dierks Bentley
Nov. 12 Texas Stampede & Martina McBride
Nov. 13 Texas Stampede & MercyMe
Nov. 19 Paul McCartney "US" Tour
Nov. 21 TJ Max Gymnastics Tour
Nov. 29 Rolling Stones "World Tour"
Dec. 17 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
   

2006


Jan. 15 Bon Jovi "Have a Nice Day Tour"
Jan. 21 Stars on Ice
Jan. 27 Aerosmith & Motley Crue "Route of All Evil"
Feb. 3 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 10 - Feb. 11 Bill Gaither
Feb. 18 Freestyle Motocross
Feb. 27 Coldplay "Twisted Logic Tour"
Mar. 8 - Mar. 12 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
Mar. 17 NCAA Men's Basketball
Mar. 27 - Mar. 28 Cirque Du Soleil "Delirium"
Apr. 4 Benny Hinn
June 24 - June 25 Professional Bull Riding Built Ford Tough Series
June 30 Diesel Fighting Championship
July 8 Champions on Ice
July 15 WWE Saturday Night's Main Event
July 16 University of Phoenix Graduation
July 21 Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Soul2Soul Tour
July 26 - Aug. 16 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus 135th Edition
Aug. 11 Promise Keepers
Aug. 18 Holyfield vs. Jeremy Bates
Sept. 4 TOOL "1000 Days" Tour
Sept. 16 Mariah Carey "The Adventures of Mimi"
Sept. 23 Shakira "Oral Fixation"
Oct. 8 Blue Man Group "How to be a Megastar Tour 2.0"
Nov. 5 Don Omar King of Kings
Nov. 10 Texas Stampede & Dierks Bentley & Miranda Lambert
Nov. 11 Texas Stampede & Alan Jackson
Nov. 12 Texas Stampede & Neal McCoy
Nov. 17 The Who
Dec. 5 Dixie Chicks
Dec. 10 White Rock Marathon
Dec. 16 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dec. 17 High School Musical
   

2007


Jan. 6 Freestyle Motocross
Jan. 13 Red Hot Chili Peppers
Jan. 23 - Jan. 24 NHL All-Star Week
Jan. 29 WWE RAW
Feb. 2 - Feb. 3 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 8 Bob Seger "Face the Promise"
Feb. 16 Bill Gaither & Homecoming Friends
Feb. 21 Christina Aguilera "Back to Basics Tour" with guest The Pussycat Dolls
Feb. 28 Eric Clapton
Mar. 5 Justin Timberlake "Futuresex/Loveshow" with special guest P!NK
Mar. 9 Art of War I
Mar. 17 Larry the Cable Guy
Mar. 19 Josh Groban "The Awake Tour"
Mar. 21 - Mar. 25 Disney on Ice presents "Princess Wishes"
Apr. 5 Little River Band
Apr. 12 Joe McBride
Apr. 18 Rod Stewart
May 17 David Lee Garza
June 22 Dancing with the Stars the Tour
June 23 - June 24 Professional Bull Riding Built Ford Tough
June 25 Ball4Real Hip Hop Tour
June 26 - June 27 The Police with guest Fiction Plane
July 2 WWE "Supershow"
July 6 Keith Urban "Love, Pain, & The Whole Crazy World Tour" featuring The Wreckers
July 13 Beyonce "B'Day" Tour with Robin Thicke
July 14 University of Phoenix Graduation
July 27 Rascall Flatts "Still Feels Good Tour" with Jason Aldean
July 29 Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Soul2Soul 2007 with Taylor Swift
Aug. 1 - Aug. 12 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents "Circus of Dreams"
Aug. 24 - Aug. 25 Women of Faith
Aug. 26 Joan Sebastian and Pepe Aguilar
Sept. 4 Art of War 3
Sept. 7 Mana
Sept. 21 - Sept. 22 Women of Faith "Revolve Tour"
Sept. 25 Get Motivated Seminar
Oct. 6 - Oct. 7 Blue Man Group "How to be a Megastar Tour 2.1"
Oct. 13 HDNet Fights
Oct. 25 - Oct. 28 Walking with Dinosaurs The Live Experience
Oct. 30 ING presents Jennifer Lopez & Mark Anthony
Nov. 11 Texas Stampede & Daughtry
Nov. 12 Texas Stampede & Josh Turner
Nov. 13 Texas Stampede & Kellie Pickler
Dec. 1 R. Kelly Double Up Tour with Keyshia Cole & J. Holiday
Dec. 2 Dane Cook "Rough Around the Edges" Tour
Dec. 4 Billy Joel
Dec. 15 HDNet Fights
Dec. 22 O'Reilly Red Raider Christmas Classic Texas Tech vs Stanford
Dec. 28 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dec. 31 BigDNYE
   

2008


Jan. 12 Chris Brown & Bow Wow with guest Soulja Boy, Sean Kingston
Jan. 23 Foo Fighters with Jimmy Eat World and Against Me
Jan. 26 Van Halen "Unhinged Tour"
Feb. 1 - Feb. 2 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 10 Lipizzaner Stallions
Feb. 16 RBD
Feb. 18 Stars on Ice
Feb. 19 Barry Manilow "An Evening of Music & Passion"
Mar.26 - Mar.30 High School Musical: The Ice Tour
Apr. 13 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band "Magic Tour"
Apr. 14 Bon Jovi "Lost Highway Tour" with guest DAUGHTRY
Apr. 18 Juanes "La Vida Tour"
Apr. 24 Van Halen "Unhinged Tour"
June 6 The Cure
June 21 - June 22 Professional Bull Riding Built Ford Tough Series
June 29 WWE presents Night of Champions
July 13 George Michael "25 LIVE Tour"
July 20 University of Phoenix Graduation
July 27 Hair Art Fashion Show
July 29 - Aug. 10 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents "Bellobration"
Aug. 18 Nine Inch Nails "Light in The Sky Tour"
Aug. 22 - Aug. 23 Women of Faith "Infinite Grace Tour"
Aug. 24 Poptarts presents American Idols LIVE
Aug. 27 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood
Sept 13 - Sept 14 The Eagles "Long Road Out of Eden Tour"
Sept. 19 - Sept. 20 Women of Faith "Revolve Tour"
Oct. 11 2008 Tour of Gymnastic Superstars
Oct. 12 A Night of Hope with Victoria & Joel Osteen
Oct. 16 Neil Diamond
Oct. 19 New Kids on the Block with Natasha Bedingfield
Oct. 24 Vicente Fernandez with Paquita
Oct. 26 Amway Global presents Tina Turner LIVE
Nov. 7 Texas Stampede & Randy Rogers Band
Nov. 8 Texas Stampede & Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton
Nov. 9 Texas Stampede Pro Rodeo Finale
Nov. 12 Sarah Brightman "The Symphony Tour"
Nov. 15 The Eagles
Nov. 19 Coldplay
Dec. 14 White Rock Marathon
Dec. 19 Lil Wayne "I AM Music" with special guest T Payne & Keyshia Cole
Dec. 31 Winstar Casinos BigDNYE 09




2009


Jan. 3 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Jan. 4 Dancing with the Stars
Jan. 5 Celine Dion "Taking Chances World Tour"
Jan. 10 Freestyle Motocross
Jan. 23 AC/DC "Black Ice World Tour"
Jan. 24-25 Professional Bull Riding Dickies Invitational
Jan. 31 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 14 Smucker's Stars on Ice
Feb. 20 Luis Yanez "Grand Entrance"
Mar. 18-22 Disney on Ice: Mickey & Minnies' Magical Journey
Mar. 31 The Circus Starring Britney Spears
Apr. 3 Rock and Worship Roadshow featuring
MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Hawk Nelson and Tenth Avenue North
Apr. 30 Fleetwood Mac "Unleashed Tour"
May 8 Jeff Dunham "Spark of Insanity Tour"
June 13 Andrea Bocelli "Incanto Tour"
June 19 Dane Cook "Global Theremo Comedy Tour"
June 23 Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood
July 5 Beyonce "I am..." Tour
July 11 Keith Urban "Escape Together World Tour"
July 23 American Idols LIVE!
July 29-Aug. 9 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Over the Top!
Aug. 12-15 2009 USA-Gymnastics Visa Championships
Aug 21-22 Women of Faith "A Grand New Day"
Aug. 23 Marco Antonio Solis and Pepe Aguilar
Sept. 18 The Circus starring Britney Spears
Sept. 19 UFC 103
Sept. 23 P!NK "Funhouse Tour"
Sept. 25 Taylor Swift "Fearless Tour"
Sept. 29 Metallica "Magnetic World Tour"
Oct. 7 Kings of Leon presented by C3
Oct. 9 Vicente Fernandez and Shala Durcal
Oct. 12 Maxwell "Blacksummersnight Tour"
Oct. 18 Miley Cyrus
Oct. 21-25 Walking with the Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular
Nov. 2 AC/DC "Black Ice World Tour"
Nov. 13 Texas Stampede and Pat Green
Nov. 14 Texas Stampede and Lady Antebellum
Dec. 6 KISS "35 Alive Tour"
Dec. 30 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dec. 31 Winstar Casinos BigDNYE 10



2010


Jan. 2 Eddie Izzard
Jan. 3 Disney Live Rockin' Road Show
Jan. 30 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 12 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam
Feb. 13 NBA All-Star Saturday Night
Feb. 21 Lipizzaner Stallions
Feb. 23 Jay Z "BP3 Tour"
Feb. 26 Winter Jam
Mar. 9 John Mayer "Battle Studies Tour"
Mar. 11 Taylor Swift "Fearless Tour"
Mar. 19 Black Eyed Peas "The E.N.D. World Tour"
Mar. 24- 28 Disney on Ice presents Let's Celebrate
Apr. 10 Bon Jovi "The Circle Tour"
Apr. 11 Bon Jovi "The Circle Tour"
Apr. 16 Rock & Worship
May 14 Smucker's Stars on Ice
May 15 Nickelback "Dark Horse Tour"
May 30 Los Tres - Marco Antonio Solis, Joan Sebastian and Alejandro Fernandez
June 1 WWE Smackdown
June 8 Maxwell & Jill Scott
June 26 Eagles "Long Road Out of Eden Tour"
June 30 Aventura "The Last in Concert"
July 18 Michael Buble "Crazy Love Tour"
July 20 Jack FM's Bandanaroo Starring Bret Michaels
July 21 Lady Gaga "The Monster's Ball"
July 22 Lady Gaga "The Monster's ball"
July 27 - Aug. 8 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Zing Zang Zoom
Aug. 20-21 Women of Faith present Imagine
Aug. 9 American Idols Live
 Sept. 18 A.R. Rahman's Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home
Oct.1 Shakira "The Sun Comes Out World Tour"
Oct. 3 WWE presents Hell in a Cell
Oct. 9 Carrrie Underwood "Play On Tour"
Oct. 15 Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall & Jeff Foxworthy
Oct. 18-19 Get Motivated
Oct. 24 Vicente Fernandez
Nov. 7 Joan Sebastian
Nov. 21 Roger Waters "The Wall"
Nov. 24 Usher "OMG Tour"
Nov. 28 Jeff Dunham
Dec. 19 Trans Siberian Orchestra

 


2011


Jan. 20 Ozzy Osbourne Scream Tour
Jan. 22 Nuclear Cowboys
Jan. 29- 30 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 05 Dane Cook
Feb. 18 Winter Jam with Chris August, Sidewalk Prophets, KJ-52 , NewSong , RED
Kutless, Francesca Battistelli, David Crowder Band, Newsboys

Mar. 02 Linkin Park
Mar. 07 WWE Raw
Mar. 14 Lady Gaga Monster's Ball
Mar. 27 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Regional Championships 
Mar. 29 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Regional Championships 
Mar. 30 - Apr. 3 Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3
Apr. 9 Rock and Worship Roadshow MercyMe, Brandon Heath, Natalie Grant, & The Afters.

Apr. 14 Lil Wayne I Am Still Music Tour
Apr. 27 Charlie Sheen 
May 16 Josh Groban Straight to You Tour
June 16 Strikeforce: Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum
June 25 WWE Raw World Tour

June 26

NKOTBBSB
June 30 MANA
July 08 Rihanna "Loud Tour"
July 12 Britney Spears "Femme Fatale Tour"
July 24 Sade and John Legend
July 27 - Aug. 7 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Barnum 200
Aug. 26 - 27 Women of Faith Over the Top
Aug. 28 Keith Urban Get Closer Tour
Sept. 15 Verizon's How Sweet the Sound
Sept. 17 - 18 Noches de Gloria
Oct. 2 Vicente Fernandez
Oct. 20 An Evening with David Jeremiah
Dec. 2 The Story: A Christmas Spectacular
Dec. 6 Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne Tour
Dec. 17 Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
Dec. 11 Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Dec. 31 Winstar Casino's Big D NYE

 


2012

Jan. 28 Harlem Globetrotters
Feb. 10 Rock & Worship Road Show  MercyMe, Tenth Avenue North, LeCrae, Hawk Nelson, Disciple and Sidewalk Prophets
Feb. 17 Old School 94.5 presents Love Train with Chaka Khan & The O'Jays
Feb. 18 Lady Antebellum with Darius Rucker and Thompson Square
Feb. 25 UIL High School Basketball Showcase
Mar. 5 Radiohead
Mar. 23 Do You Hear The People Sing with Lea Salonga, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Stephanie J. Block, Peter Lockyer and Marie Zamora.
Mar. 25 Winter Jam with Skillet, Sanctus Real, Peter Furler, Kari Jobe, Building 429, Group 1 Crew, Dara Maclean, For King and Country, We As Human
Mar. 28 Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream
Apr. 5 Mana "Drama y Luz Tour"
Apr. 22 Rammstein
May 1 Nickelback "Here and Now Tour" with Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days
June 15 LMFAO "Sorry for Party Rockin Tour"
June 20 Van Halen "A Different Kind of Truth"
June 22 - 23 Coldplay "Mylo Xyloto"
June 26 -27 Cirque presents Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World TOur
July 28 Aerosmith "Global Warming Tour"
July 29 American Idol
July 30- Aug. 12 Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey presents "Fully Charged"
Aug. 13 WWE Raw
Aug. 25 Enrique and Jennifer Lopex
Sept. 2 "Gigant3s" Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis
Sept. 3 Def Leppard & Poison "Rock of Ages Tour"
Oct. 2 Red Hot Chili Peppers "I'm with You Tour"
Oct. 6 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions 
Oct. 22 Madonna
Oct. 24 Carrie Underwood "Blown Away Tour" with Hunter Hayes
Oct. 28 Vicente Fernandez Farewell Tour "Gira del Adios" with Vicente Fernandez Jr.
Oct. 29 Justin Beiber "Believe Tour" with Carly Rae Jepeson
Nov. 16 Kevin Hart "Let Me Explain Tour"
Nov. 28 RUSH "Clockwork Angels Tour"
Nov. 30 Andrea Bocelli
Dec. 7 The Story: A Christmas Spectacular
Dec. 13 - Dec 16 Batman Live: World Arena Tour
Dec. 23 Trans-Siberian Orchestra "The Lost Christmas Eve"