Ryan Center, University at Rhode Island

Kingston, RI - Arena

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A state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility, the Thomas M. Ryan Center, located on the University of Rhode Island campus, is known as one of the premier mid-sized collegiate venues in the county. Home to URI Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, the venue seats 8,000 for basketball, and over 6,300 for concerts, family shows, trade shows, lectures, commencement, and other community events. Located in Southern New England, the arena is a perfect routing venue with it’s proximity to Boston (90 minutes) and New York City (3 hours) while drawing on an audience of over 1.4 million people within a 40-mile radius.

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Spectra Divisions

Venue Management

Location

1 Lincoln Almond Plaza,
Kingston, RI 02881

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services

Venue Capacities

  • Basketball capacity 8,000
  • Full-house capacity 5,500-6,500
  • Half-house capacity 3,500-4,500
  • Floor capacity max 2,500 based on stage size

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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Tenants

Home of the University of Rhode Island Men's and Women's Basketball
University of Rhode Island Athletics Website

Notable Events

- Hosted John Mulaney on October 25, 2019, to a sold-out show for the University of Rhode Island's Alumni & Family Weekend. grossing over $180,000 in ticket sales
- Hosted Steve Martin & Martin Short on November 7, 2015, to a sold-out show for the University of Rhode Island's Alumni & Family Weekend. grossing over $290,000 in ticket sales