Patriot Center Preview for this Semester

Oct. 10 at 8p.m.

Marc Anthony Cambio de Piel U.S. Tour

Multicultural music star Marc Anthony has kicked off his 15-city tour, making a stop at the Patriot Center.  The “Cambio de Piel” tour follows his widely successful “Vivir Mi Vida World Tour,” which played at sold-out stadiums all over the world.  It was one of the top 10 highest grossing tours of 2013.  The performance will have music from his latest album Marc Anthony 3.0. “Cambio de Piel,” the title of his tour, is also one of the titles of his nationally and internationally number one singles.


Oct.11 at 8p.m.


U.K. sensation, Bastille is bringing the crowd favorite “Pompeii” to Mason’s campus while to kick-off their North American tour.  “Pompeii” was the most downloaded album of 2013 and has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.  The album also includes the popular song “Bad Blood.”


Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.

Gabriel Iglesias

Just in time for Family Weekend, comedian Gabriel Iglesias will perform live at the Patriot Center.  Iglesias is one of America’s most successful stand-up comics, and the show will feature storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects.


Oct. 18 at 8p.m.

Mason Madness

Mason fans will gather to watch the annual celebration of the first tip-off of the season.  The night’s festivities will include performances by Peter Rabbit and Snap Boogie from America’s Got Talent, Urbanknowlogy, the Masonettes, the Mason cheerleading squad and Doc Nix and the Green Machine.  After the game, fans can go outside to view fireworks over the Mason Pond.


Oct, 22-27 at 10:3 0a.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Disney’s Frozen on Ice

From the big screen to the ice, this beloved Academy Award winning animation has become one of the most successful Disney princess films of all time.  There will be special effects, skating and a performance to the all-time favorite song, “Let It Go.”  Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, his reindeer Sven and even Mickey and Minnie Mouse will be present.


Nov. 15 at 7p.m.

Jimmy Lange vs. Tony Jeter

A professional boxer and contestant of the NBC reality TV show “The Contender,” Jimmy Lange, is coming back to the Patriot Center after a two year hiatus.  Lange will face off with Tony ‘Mo Better’ Jeter, who he last met in 2012 when Jeter defeated Lange in a 10-round middleweight battle.


Dec. 4 at 7 p.m.

Casting Crowns

The Christian rock group is bringing their Thrive Tour to Fairfax to support their latest album, “Thrive.”  They will be performing some of their signature songs like “Who Am I” and “East to West.”  Mandisa and Sidewalk Prophets will be opening up for Casting Crowns.


Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

WWE Live

World Wrestling Entertainment performs hundreds of live events each year in major stadium and arenas all around the world. Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt, Kane, Dolph Ziggler and other favorite WWE Superstars are coming back to wrestle it out and bring some action to Mason.

Photo by Erika Eisenacher