The Killers to Perform at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, May 18

Jan 30, 2013

BROOKLYN (January 30, 2013) – Rock band The Killers will play at Barclays Center on Saturday, May 18 at 8 p.m. The Las Vegas-based four-piece have sold more than 16 million albums worldwide and are touring in support of their 2012 album Battle Born.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased via Ticketmaster by visiting or, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center, located at 620 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn starting Saturday, Feb. 2 at Noon.

Founded in 2001, The Killers consist of Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards), Dave Keuning (guitar, backing vocals), Mark Stoermer (bass, backing vocals), and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (drums, percussion). The band won an international following with their 2004 debut album Hot Fuss, which featured hits ‘Somebody Told Me,’ ‘Mr. Brightside,’ and ‘All These Things That I’ve Done.’ Since its debut album, The Killers have released the albums Sam’s Town (2006), Day & Age (2008), and Battle Born (2012).

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As with all events at Barclays Center, arena staff will work closely with the MTA to coordinate mass transit to and from the arena and with the NYPD and other City agencies to ensure safety and security procedures are strictly followed and enforced.

About Barclays Center

Barclays Center opened on September 28, 2012, and is a major sports and entertainment venue in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Developed by Brooklyn-based real estate developer Forest City Ratner Companies, and designed by the award-winning architectural firms AECOM ( and SHoP Architects (, Barclays Center has one of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed into a modern multi-purpose arena, with unparalleled sightlines and first-class amenities. Barclays Center offers approximately 17,732 seats for basketball, 14,500 seats for hockey and up to 19,000 seats for concerts, and has 101 luxury suites, four bars/lounges, four clubs, and 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express.

Barclays Center is hosting an extensive variety of events, including premier concerts, monthly major professional boxing cards, top college basketball, family shows, the Brooklyn Nets and soon the New York Islanders.

In addition to Barclays, the naming rights partner, Founding Partners for Barclays Center include American Honda Motor Co., Inc., American Express, Calvin Klein, Cushman & Wakefield, EmblemHealth, Foxwoods Resort Casino, GEICO, MetroPCS, Stolichnaya, and Ticketmaster. Other sponsors include: adidas, Anheuser-Busch, The Coca-Cola Company, Gym Source, Haier America, High Point Solutions, JetBlue, LIU Brooklyn, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, SONY, and Willis.

Located atop one of the largest transportation hubs in New York City, Barclays Center is accessible by 11 subway lines, the Long Island Rail Road, and 11 bus lines.