The Mabee Center’s storied history reflects its total flexibility as a multi-purpose venue. Mabee Center’s decorated roster of notable entertainers include: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Jay Leno, Luciano Pavarotti, Garth Brooks, The Bee Gees, and many others. The Mabee Center has also hosted a variety of acts appealing to all ages including family shows like Sesame Street, Harlem Globetrotters, VeggieTales, and Dora The Explorer as well as several sporting events including the Olympic Gymnastic Trials, high school basketball championships, cheerleading competitions, and ORU’s mens and womens home basketball games. The Mabee Center has hosted many special events and commencement ceremonies for colleges and high schools in the Tulsa area. Some of Mabee Center’s Christian-oriented acts include Hillsong Worship, Bethel Music, Mercy Me, Casting Crowns, Amy Grant, Kirk Franklin, for KING & COUNTRY, Kari Jobe, Phil Wickham, Jeremy Camp, and the Gaither Vocal Band.