Santander Arena (previously Sovereign Center), managed by SMG, first opened its doors in September of 2001, since then it has hosted over 2200 shows in a wide range of genres. The arena, which seats up to 8800 for concerts and 7200 for hockey, is home to the Reading Royals of the ECHL.
Besides sporting events, Santander Arena has hosted hundreds of concerts and other forms of entertainment targeted to all age ranges.
A few of the previous performers have included Neil Diamond, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Godsmack, the Blue Man Group, Kenney Chesney, Matchbox 20, the American Idol Tour, WWE, Cher, Elton John, Champions on Ice, Rod Stewart, Sting, Kid Rock, multiple Disney on Ice shows, Andre Rieu, Evanesence, Professional Bull Riders, and many others.
700 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19602