• Spectra Venue Management Names Corey Margolis as General Manager at Angel Of The Winds Arena

    Spectra Venue Management, operators of Angel Of The Winds Arena, welcomed Corey Margolis as the facility’s new General Manager.

     Margolis relocated to Everett from the Spectra managed Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario.
    In his new role as General Manager, he will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Angel Of The Winds Arena including booking, finance, events, box office, marketing, client relations, and corporate sales for the Arena, Edward D. Hansen Conference Center and the Everett Community Ice Rink.

    “Corey has done a tremendous job for Spectra in Ontario, increasing the profile of the venue, booking new events and generating positive revenue for our client,” said Spectra Regional Vice President Rick Hontz. “The experience he has will be an asset to the Everett Public Facilities District in driving successful events to Angel Of The Winds Arena.”

    During his time as Assistant General Manager at the Budweiser Gardens, Margolis was instrumental in expanding booking relationships with industry promoters and confirmed multiple first-time events for the facility. In 2016, Margolis was chosen by the International Association of Venue Managers Foundation (IAVMF) for its 30|UNDER|30 program, which focuses on identifying and developing the top-talent in the venue management industry.

    “We are pleased to welcome Corey to our team in Everett,” stated Gary Weikel, Everett Public Facilities District Board President. “We look forward to seeing his leadership in action at Angel Of The Winds Arena and his demonstrated ability to attract exciting new events. The Everett Public Facilities District Board of Directors is confident we have selected the individual best suited to fulfill our goals.”

    Margolis started working in the live entertainment industry as a stage hand and audio engineer while attending the University of Southern California. He began his career with Spectra in 2011 as the Event Manager at the Encana Events Centre located in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Within two years, Margolis was promoted to Assistant General Manager & Director of Events at the Abbotsford Centre in British Columbia.

    Since the multi-purpose facility opened in October 2003, Angel Of The Winds Arena has entertained over five and a half million guests, sold more than four million tickets, and hosted over 1,650 events.

  • EnduroCross Rides into Angel Of The Winds Arena October 27

    Toughest Racing on Two Wheels Returns to Everett, WA

    The 2018 AMA EnduroCross Championship Series returns to Angel Of The Winds Arena on October 27. Known as the “toughest racing on two wheels,” this indoor off road racing will certainly keep fans on their feet.

    The event will include not only professional riders from all around the world, but also local amateur male and female riders. World & Series Champion Cody Webb returns to defend his crown while two-time Series Champion Colton Haaker wants his crown back. Female champion Shelby Turner and X Games Medalist Kacy Martinez will race against X Games Medalist Tarah Gieger, who was featured on the cover of ESPN Magazine’s “Body Issue.”

    “We are looking forward to EnduroCross returning to Everett for its 9th consecutive year,” said Everett Public Facilities District board president Gary Weikel. “EnduroCross is always an exciting event and we have families who have made a tradition of attending every year since 2010.”

    EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off road racing into a Supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole and even a few special obstacles such as giant tires. The excitement of EnduroCross is the unpredictability of the track conditions and obstacles; despite the high skill of the riders, a slippery rock or ascended monster truck tire could spell doom for the competitors. The insane gnarly joker lane also returns, which every pro rider must navigate at least once to win.

    More information on the AMA EnduroCross Championship Series can be found at
  • Cirque Zuma Zuma Brings Acrobatic Performance to Everett

    Features Dancers, Pole Acts, Acrobats, and Contortionists

    Cirque Zuma Zuma is an African-style non-stop action packed acrobatic show that will keep audiences breathless. It is the cradle of all cultures, the ultimate music, dance and ritual for humanity. Blending mysticism, magic and excitement, this talented cast features dancers, pole acts, acrobats, comedians, and contortionists.

    Acrobats doing handstands on high human pyramids and stacked chairs 20 feet high, men and women dancing Zulu dance, and women balancing and spinning tables with their feet, are just some of the spectacular delights that will be presented by Cirque Zuma Zuma.

    This dance and variety show reflects the deepest roots of Africa’s civilization. The performer’s precise movements and flexible showmanship have provided entertainment to people from all walks of life for centuries.

    Associated with the esteemed Bomas of Kenya, the African Acrobats International Academy upholds over 2,500 years of tradition. African Acrobats International, Inc. has established something new to bring to the American Audiences: the allure of the African Circus.

    In addition to enjoying a spectacular Cirque performance, audience members will have an opportunity to see a brand new arena configuration. The arena will be set in a sideways set-up instead of the traditional vertical set-up. The new configuration will allow for optimal viewing of the stage for audience members and suite holders.
  • Shinedown and Godsmack Bring Tour to Everett

    As Shinedown and Godsmack gear up for their co-headlining summer tour, the two multi-platinum rock groups have revealed an additional run of dates keeping them on the road together into the fall. Newly added dates on the hard-hitting trek—featuring support from Asking Alexandria—including a stop in Everett on October 10. Both bands are touring in support of their new chart-topping albums: Godsmack’s When Legends Rise and Shinedown’s ATTENTION ATTENTION, out now.

    “We really believe this could be a great moment in our band’s career and we plan on running on the road until at least fall of 2019,” Sully Erna of Godsmack says. “We love the guys in Shinedown and we all go way back. There is a very strong mutual respect between our camps and we feel that this tour is going to be a must see!” Adds the singer, songwriter and guitarist: “We’re preparing ourselves to be on the top of our game!”

    Godsmack exploded onto the album charts with their latest release, When Legends Rise, the band’s seventh studio album and their first in four years. The 11-song collection, fueled by the #1 Mainstream Rock Song and video “Bulletproof” plus the title track “When Legends Rise,” entered the Billboard Top 200 album chart in the top ten (#8), with four #1 placements on other charts: Top Rock Albums, Top Hard Music Albums, Top Independent Albums and Top Alternative Albums.

    “It’s all about impact, and making a statement,” says Brent Smith, Shinedown’s lead singer. “We are creating a show for the fans that is powerful, passionate, and sonically inspiring. The audience has given us a platform to be ourselves, and create something spectacular. That being said Shinedown, and Godsmack will most certainly not let them down. This will be the Rock & Roll event of the year. In other words ‘IT’S ABOUT TO GET HEAVY!!!’”

    Shinedown are at the top of their game and the charts with their critically acclaimed sixth studio album ATTENTION ATTENTION, out now on Atlantic Records. The album simultaneously hit #1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock Albums Charts and debuted Top 5 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on iTunes. Lead single “DEVIL” recently returned to #1 at Active Rock, the 13th #1 for the band at the format, racking up more than 7 million streams worldwide and immediately landing on the Spotify Global Viral 50 Chart.
  • Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

    Disney’s Moana voyages on the ice for the first time ever!

    Disney’s Moana voyages onto the ice for the first time as Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, produced by Feld Entertainment Inc., brings courage and adventure to Everett. Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow-covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza when beloved characters from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Tangled and Cinderella visit Everett from November 8 – 11, 2018 at Angel Of The Winds Arena.

    Celebrate what’s possible as five Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all in Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana will go in an epic adventure with demigod, Maui, to save her island and discover her true identity. Join Belle as she fearlessly befriends the enchanted castle staff and reveals the Beast’s gentleness. Experience Anna’s devotion to her sister, Elsa, on her life-changing journey to stop an eternal winter. Explore with Rapunzel, Flynn Ryder, Cinderella and friends from around the Disney Kingdom as they find the heart and determination to overcome obstacles and make their dreams come true. Journey with Mickey and Minnie to uncover why no goal is too big when we find the strength to shape our own destiny at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!
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