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EVENTS AT THE O’CONNELL CENTER

University of Florida Athletics

  • Men’s Basketball: 417-116 all-time O’Connell Center Record
  • Women’s Basketball: 348-145 all-time O’Connell Center Record
  • Volleyball: 20 SEC Championships since 1991, 46 NCAA Tournament wins at the O’Connell Center, nine perfect home seasons at the O’Connell Center
  • Men’s Swimming and Diving: Active streak of 17 straight dual meets won, 17-1-1 record since the 2010-11 season.
  • Women’s Swimming and Diving: Posted a 14-3 record over the past four seasons.
  • Gymnastics: 267-35 record in the O’Connell Center, scored the nation’s highest team total in 2013 and 2014 in the O’Connell Center and went on to win the national championship both years.

UF Functions

Community Events

Icons:

  • Jimmy Buffet (1981. 1982,1983,1986,1990,1991)
  • Beach Boys (1981, 1986)
  • Tom Petty (1981,1983,1990,1991,1993,1996)
  • Willie Nelson (1981)
  • Cyndi Lauper (1984)
  • Sting (1985, 1994,2001)
  • Run DMC (1988)
  • Bob Dylan (1988, 1992)
  • Billy Joel (1990)
  • Fleetwood Mac (1990)
  • MC Hammer (1990, 1992)
  • Reba McEntire (1994)
  • Rod Stewart (1994)
  • The Rolling Stones (1994)
  • Elton John (1999, 2008)
  • Cher (2004)
  • Sister Hazel (2006)

Concerts:

  • Drake (2012)
  • Kendrick Lamar (2013)
  • Florida Georgia Line (2013)
  • One Republic (2013)
  • J. Cole (2014)
  • Jake Owen (2014)
  • Jason Aldean (2014)
  • 2 ChainsĀ (2014)
  • Chris Tomlin (2015)
  • Wiz Khalifa (2016)

Family Shows:

  • Sesame Street Live (1984 – 2015)
  • Harlem Globetrotters (1980 – 2016)
  • Ringling Bro Barnum Bailey Circus (2014)
  • Circus Du Soleil (2009, 2011)
  • Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show (2011)
  • Gala of the Royal Horses

Notable Speakers:

  • Ron Paul (2013)
  • James Franco (2015)
  • Paul Rudd (2016)

Formal Events & Galas

  • STOP! Children’s Cancer
  • Jehovah’s Witness Conference
  • Catholic Charities
  • Relay for Life