The multi-purpose Barclays Center in Brooklyn has been a smash hit ever since its opening in 2012. Between musical performances, college basketball tournaments and the Brooklyn Nets, the Barclays Center always has a multitude of entertainment options with easy commuting options. Whether by train (LIRR or several subway stop options) or driving to the arena, (Barclays Center Parking is starting at $7 using ParkWhiz) getting to the arena is a seamless experience that is even better once inside.
As April begins and the weather starts to heat up, lets take a look at some of the main events being held at the Barclays Center for this week, according to ScoreBig.com.
4/8/2015 | Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks | Average: $115.69 | Get-in: $14
The Brooklyn Nets have already been playing games with a playoff-like intensity. With a week left in the regular season, the Nets are trying to hold onto the seventh or eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The team is currently seventh with a half game lead on the Indiana Pacers and a one and a half game lead on the Indiana Pacers. It’ll be a tough task to beat the Atlanta Hawks, who have clinched the No. 1 seed in the entire conference. Brooklyn Nets tickets with a get-in price of $14 are a great deal for a game that will have a playoff-like atmosphere.
4/10/2015 | Brooklyn Nets vs. Washington Wizards | Average: $135.92 | Get-in: $14
The Nets are hoping the Washington Wizards have nowhere to move (up or down in the standings) by the time they meet on April 10th. The Nets would be happy to face a Wizards team that is resting players for the playoff run. If not, the Nets will have their hands full with star point guard John Wall, who is enjoying his personal best season.
4/11/2015 | Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson & Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin | Get-in: $65
Modernized boxing will take place at the Barclays Center, as Premier Boxing Champions comes through on Saturday night and will feature undefeated superstar Danny “Swift” Garcia (29-0, 17 KOs) against Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs) and current middleweight world champion “Irish” Andy Lee (34-2, 24 KOs) battling the undefeated Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs).
4/12/2015 | Stevie Wonder | Average: $415.99 | Get-in: $126
The busy week at the Barclays Center ends with it’s most expensive event of the week. Stevie Wonder is performing for his Songs In The Key Of Life Performanceon Sunday night, April 12th. Stevie Wonder has 49 top 40 singles, 32 No. 1 singles and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Everyone knows Stevie Wonder will bring the electricity to the Barclays Center, so bring your good shoes, as you may not be sitting the entire concert. The average price for Stevie Wonder tickets is a high-priced $415.99, but you are seeing one of the best performers to ever live.
The Barclays Center attractions are growing too, as next season it will host the home games of the New York Islanders. If the Barclays Center isn’t one of the premier arena’s in the United States, it sure it on it’s way.
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