SIOUX FALL, S.D. (KELO AM) - The ribbon cutting for the Denny Sanford Premier Center is Friday, September 19th at 4:30 p.m. .
Mayor Mike Huether says free open houses are set for Friday night and Saturday. He says this is an opportunity for everyone in the community to see the news Events Center inside and out.
Huether says event center specialists say the Sanford Center is in the top five percent of comparable buildings throughout the nation as far as aesthetics and functionality.
Huether says the open house is free and there will four stages of entertainment.
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will play at bargain basement prices as part of the grand opening ceremonies next month. The veteran rocker will perform September 24th at just $10 a ticket. To give more locals a chance to see the concert, a certain number of tickets will only be available at the Sioux Falls Arena box office. The Joan Jett tickets go on sale noon Friday.