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Sam Boyd Stadium

Sam Boyd Stadium History

Opening in October of 1971 and known as Las Vegas Stadium, Sam Boyd Stadium became the home of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Running Rebels football team. Sam Boyd Stadium has proven time and again that it can really host just about anything. From top notch college football to motorcross, Sam Boyd Stadium has seen it all.Sam Boyd Stadium, named in 1984 after one of Nevada's gaming pioneers and top hotel owners, has also hosted some of the top entertainers. One of the stadium's most famous concerts occurred May 19-21, 1995, when the Grateful Dead and Dave Matthews Band played three nights at Sam Boyd Stadium. These concerts drew over 125,000 fans over the weekend, bringing in $3.7 million dollars. The highest grossing concert ever at Sam Boyd Stadium is legendary rockers The Eagles in 1994 and the largest concert crowd was set by U2 in April 1997 during their Popmart Tour. Sam Boyd Stadium has also hosted the Lollapalooza Festival as well as the Vegoose Music Festival featuring Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic and Jack Johnson. The Las Vegas Bowl has been a staple at Sam Boyd Stadium since 1992, and has enjoyed many sold out games throughout the years.


Sam Boyd Stadium Events

Sam Boyd Stadium is a fantastic place to go if you're an entertainment seeker. Not only is this venue the home of the UNLV Rebels football team, but it is also the site of many a great music show. The biggest names in the music business are always ready to perform at the highest level when they hit the stage at this amazing stadium. Fans flock to this venue to catch the Rebels live and in person when they hit the field.


Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas has many nicknames, including Sin City, Capital of Second Chances and The Entertainment Capital of the World, and lives up to all of them. Known for its grand casinos, world class nightlife and restaurants, Las Vegas is one of the hottest vacation destinations in the world. This Mojave Desert oasis is attracts people all over the world to gamble, golf, take in a show, get pampered at the spa, or eat at the restaurants by some of the biggest chef's on the planet. Made hip by the Rat Pack in the 1950's, Las Vegas continues to be one of the hippest cities with celebrities partying at Las Vegas nightclubs throughout the year. If you are looking to relax, getting a quickie marriage by an Elvis impersonator or put your life savings on black, you can pretty much find anything you are looking for in Las Vegas.


Sam Boyd Stadium Seating Layout

Sam Boyd Stadium has been the staple for outdoor sports and entertainment in Southern Nevada since 1971. It is famous for its horseshoe shape, Sam Boyd Stadium began as a 15,000 seat stadium before a major expansion in 1978, which opened the stadium up to house over 32,000 fans. It's most extensive and recent renovations occurred in 1998, when Sam Boys Stadium was expanded once again to be able to seat up to 44,000 people, which it achieved at the Las Vegas Bowl in 2007. The "New" Sam Boyd Stadium, besides adding over 9,000 additional seats, included a new concourse, upgraded restrooms and concession areas, ADA compliant facilities and a new scoreboard.


Sam Boyd Stadium Trivia

Did you know that the Grateful Dead performed regularly at this venue during the 1990s?

That's right; the legendary band rocked the house at Sam Boyd Stadium 14 times in that decade.

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