The first acts will take the stage at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in September.
Sioux Falls officials announced Joan Jett and other rock artists will perform on September 24 at 7 p.m. in what the city is calling The Rock & Roll Ramp-Up Concert. Tickets will be just $10 and go on sale Friday, August 29 at noon at the Arena box office, www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or any Ticketmaster outlet.
It's is one of the grand opening events scheduled for September and October at the new events center.
The official ribbon cutting will take place on Friday, September 19 at 4:30 p.m. Open houses will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and from 1 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 20. These will include free entertainment, kids' activities and a chance for people to walk throughout the venue.
A community open skate event will be held on Tuesday, October 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Sioux Falls Stampede players will be on the ice for autographs and photos. While it is free for the public, you will need to bring your own ice skates.