Curb Event Center
|Location||2002 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
|Broke ground||August 18, 2001|
|Opened||September 8, 2003|
|Construction cost||$47.4 million
($60.8 million in 2015 dollars)
|Architect||Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.
|Structural engineer||KSi Structural Engineers|
|Services engineer||Littljohn Engineering Associates|
|General contractor||Hardaway Construction Corp.|
|Belmont Bruins (2003-present)|
The facility was completed in 2003. It is the home venue of Belmont's men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams and hosted the 2004 and 2005 Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball tournaments. In June 2004 it hosted some of the junior and preliminary events of the U.S.Gymnastics Championships. It seats 5,085 people for sporting events and hundreds more for events such as concerts and graduations where much of the floor is available for seating. It also hosts the graduation of the seniors of several local schools, including East Literature Magnet, Antioch High School, John Overton Comprehensive High School and Ravenwood High School.
On April 10, 2006, the arena hosted the nationally televised CMT Music Awards for the first time and in September of 2011 featured special guest and keynote speaker Dr. Maya Angelou in celebration of its 10th Annual Humanities Symposium.
Curb Event Center hosted one of three United States Presidential Debates in 2008.
- Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
- Curb Event Center official website
- Curb Event Center - Home of the Belmont Bruins
- An Evening with Maya Angelou