Sandman Centre


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The Sandman Centre is the centrepiece of sport and entertainment facilities in Kamloops, and home to the Kamloops Blazers.

Upcoming Events

Cirque du Soliel: AXEL - CANCELLED


Vancouver, BC (March 13, 2020) – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and following the World Health Organization and Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation of social distancing, all performances of Cirque du Soleil AXEL in Victoria, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Kamloops and Prince George have been cancelled. 

All ticket buyers will be refunded and will be notified on how and when their refunds will be processed by their respective third-party ticketing company. Ticket buyers who bought their tickets through Ticketmaster will be issued an automatic refund on the credit card used to purchase their tickets. No further action is required.

Cirque du Soleil's Touring Show Division is currently revisiting tour plans for both AXEL for the
remaining of 2020.

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A Celebration with ZZ Top - NEW DATE!

With Special Guest Cheap Trick

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top announced today (April 15 2021) rescheduled datesfor their ‘Celebration with ZZ Top’ Canadian tour. The tour will now kick off in April, 2021. The real Tres Hombres will play dates across Canada - Cheap Trick will join on most dates as special guest (This includes Kamloops).

The Kamloops show at the Sandman Centre will be on
Sunday, April 25 2021.
Refunds will be offered for 30 days for existing 2020 show ticket holders who wish to do so. All tickets for the 2020 shows will be honored at the new 2021 show date.

ZZ Top still maintains the most consistently stable lineup in the history of rock music: Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. In 1969, BFG formed ZZ Top with drummer Beard and bass-guitarist Hill, both from the Dallas. Fifteen studio albums, 30 million record sales and 5 decades later, “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas” is still going strong, playing timeless hits like “La Grange,” “Legs,” “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Tush” to audiences the world over.

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale now at, 1-855-985-5000, or all Ticketmaster outlets.

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