Coordinates: 39°46′55″N 84°3′9″W / 39.78194°N 84.05250°W / 39.78194; -84.05250

Nutter Center
Full nameWright State University Nutter Center
Former namesErvin J. Nutter Center (1990–2011)
Address3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001
LocationGreater Dayton
OwnerWright State University
Capacity10,400
Configurations
  • Concerts: 11,200
  • Half house: up to 7,500
  • Basketball: 9,500
Field sizeIce surface: 200 x 85 ft (61 x 26 m)
SurfaceHardwood/Ice
Construction
Broke ground1988
OpenedDecember 1, 1990
Construction costUS$34.5 million
($75.5 million in 2020 dollars[1])
ArchitectHOK Sport
Structural engineerKZF Design
Tenants
Wright State Raiders (NCAA) (1990–present)
Dayton Wings (WBL) (1991–92)
Dayton Bombers (ECHL) (1996–2009)
Dayton Warbirds (NIFL) (2005)
Dayton Bulldogs (NIFL) (2006)

The Nutter Center is a multi-purpose arena located at the Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. In addition to hosting the Wright State Raiders basketball team, the Nutter Center serves as a music venue for touring concerts and shows. High schools in the area also commonly use the arena to host graduation ceremonies.

History

A local businessman and inventor, Ervin J. Nutter, donated $1.5 million to Wright State University in 1986. Funds from both the state of Ohio and the university contributed an additional $8 million to construction efforts which began in 1988. Work was completed twenty months later and on December 1, 1990, the Nutter Center held its first official event.[2]

Events

Sports

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Wrestling

Other

Gloria Estefan played the Nutter Center on her comeback “Into The Light World Tour” on August 19, 1991.

Dire Straits played on their final tour, the ‘On Every Street’ tour. They played the Nutter Center on February 21, 1992.

See also

References

  1. ^ 1634–1699: McCusker, J. J. (1997). How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States: Addenda et Corrigenda (PDF). American Antiquarian Society. 1700–1799: McCusker, J. J. (1992). How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States (PDF). American Antiquarian Society. 1800–present: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Wright State University's Ervin J. Nutter Center Historical Overview". Nutter Center. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  3. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters @ Nutter Center". Newspapers.com. Cincinnati Enquirer. December 31, 2005. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  4. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters @ Nutter Center". Newspapers.com. Cincinnati Enquirer. December 31, 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  5. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters @ Nutter Center". Newspapers.com. Cincinnati Enquirer. December 31, 2007. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters @ Nutter Center". Newspapers.com. Cincinnati Enquirer. December 31, 2008. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  7. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters "4 Times the Fun" World Tour". Nutter Center. December 31, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  8. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters". Nutter Center. December 31, 2011. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  9. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters "You Write the Rules" World Tour". Nutter Center. December 31, 2012. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters "Fans Rule" World Tour". Nutter Center. December 31, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  11. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters". Nutter Center. December 31, 2014. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  12. ^ "Harlem Globetrotters World Tour". Nutter Center. December 31, 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "The Original Harlem Globetrotters". Nutter Center. December 31, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  14. ^ "Live Phish: 12.07.97 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Dayton, OH - Phish | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  15. ^ "University pulls out of presidential debate". CNN. July 19, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2017.