Luke Combs breaks record for fastest sellout in Rupp history


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Rupp Arena announced Friday that ACM, CMA and CMT Award-winning artist Luke Combs’ What You See Is What You Get Tour broke the record for the fastest sell out in Rupp’s 43-year history.

The tour went on sale to the public on Friday, September 27th at 10:00 am and sold out in 12 minutes, beating the previous record of 13 minutes set by Sir Paul McCartney’s Freshen Up Tour in June, 2019.

The What You See Is What You Get Tour, featuring special guests Ashley McBryde and Drew Parker will play Rupp Arena on February 14th.

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“As Rupp Arena enters its 44th year, it’s very exciting to continue to break venue records,” said Oak View Group’s Brian Sipe, Director of Booking for Rupp Arena.  “Thanks to Live Nation, CAA, Make Wake Artists Management and of course Mr. Combs himself for playing Lexington on his 2020 tour.  We look forward to celebrating this record-breaking performance with him next year.”

Oak View Group and Live Nation Arenas have provided booking services to Rupp Arena since 2018.

During the last eighteen months, Some of the biggest musical acts in the world like Justin Timberlake, Chris Stapleton, Paul McCartney, P!nk and several others were instrumental in Rupp breaking previous audience attendance and revenue records in its storied 43-year history.