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PHOTOS: Arcade Fire Delivers Outstanding Live Show

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire performs at MTS Centre on Thursday, August 14, 2014. (SHAWN COATES / CHRISD.CA)

Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire returned to Winnipeg’s MTS Centre on Thursday, thrilling thousands with hits both new and old, including the latest sounds from their fourth studio album, Reflektor

Made up of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, the band is always made up of along with Win’s brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

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5 Seconds of Summer to Play MTS Centre Next July

Pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer is coming to Winnipeg next summer when they embark on their 2015 Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour.

The Australian foursome will play MTS Centre on July 29, 2015 — part of three other Canadian stops on the 30-city tour.

The band’s self-titled debut album rocketed to the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 moving 258,000 units.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, August 9 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Prices are $32.50, $42.50, $64.50 and $79.50.

– Staff

Godsmack, Seether and Pop Evil to Play MTS Centre October 1

Godsmack on tour in 2013. (GODSMACK.COM/HANDOUT)

Godsmack on tour in 2013. (GODSMACK.COM/HANDOUT)

Hard-rock band Godsmack will play the MTS Centre on October 1, along with special guests Seether and Pop Evil, TNSE announced Tuesday.

The band is touring in support of their sixth full-length album, 1000HP.

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Jets Open Pre-Season with Visiting Minnesota Wild

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Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien (33) eludes Carolina Hurricanes forward Nathan Gerbe (14) at MTS Centre on Saturday, March 22, 2014. (SHAWN COATES / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Jets have released their seven-game pre-season schedule, which will see the Jets host the Minnesota Wild at MTS Centre on September 22 to preview the 2014-15 NHL season.

The Edmonton Oilers will play at MTS Centre two days later on September 24 before the Jets hit the road. The pre-season schedule is made up of four home games and three away.

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Centerplate Renewed as MTS Centre Food-Service Provider

MTS Centre (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

MTS Centre (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Centerplate, the food-service and hospitality provider at MTS Centre, will continue to serve arena-goers for the foreseeable future.

True North Sports & Entertainment has renewed a long-term partnership with the company following a 10-year deal.

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Jets Host NHL Entry Draft Party June 27

Winnipeg Jets LogoThe Winnipeg Jets will host a 2014 NHL Entry Draft Party on Friday, June 27 at MTS Centre.

The party will be held on the event level in conjunction with the NHL’s 52nd annual Entry Draft happening June 27-28 in Philadelphia.

Doors will open to fans at 5 p.m. and Jets PA announcer Jay Richardson will host the event.

The live broadcast of TSN’s coverage of the draft will be shown on the four-sided MTS Centre score clock beginning at 6 p.m.

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Russell Peters Returning to MTS Centre in the Fall

Russell Peters (HANDOUT)

Russell Peters (HANDOUT)

Comedian Russell Peters will return to Winnipeg this fall.

The raunchy funny man will play MTS Centre on Tuesday, September 16 as part of his Almost Famous World Tour.

Tickets for the show go on sale Monday, June 16 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Prices range from $44.50 to $111.75.

Peters last played Winnipeg in 2012.

– Staff

Alan Jackson, Terri Clark in Winnipeg September 17

Country musician Alan Jackson is coming to Winnipeg later this summer.

The Grammy Award and CMA winner will perform Wednesday, September 17 at MTS Centre with guests Terri Clark and Hey Romeo.

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 6 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for $39.50, $59.50 and $79.50.

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Tom Petty, Steve Winwood in Winnipeg August 21

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are embarking on a summer tour as they prepare to release their new studio album.

Touring with special guest Steve Winwood, the band will play MTS Centre on Thursday, August 21.

Hypnotic Eye, their first album in four years, will be released July 29. Every ticket purchased to the concert will include a copy of the album.

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John Fogerty to Play MTS Centre in November

John Fogerty

John Fogerty (VIRGIN MEDIA)

Musician John Fogerty is coming to town.

Best known for his time with Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty will perform songs from the band’s past when he plays Winnipeg’s MTS Centre on Wednesday, November 19.

Fogerty’s coast-to-coast Canadian tour will celebrate the year 1969 — in which he wrote and produced three seminal albums with CCR, including Bayou Country, Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys.

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