The SAP Center at San Jose has seen an uptick in day-of-show sales. (Courtesy SAP Center) Google’s plans to build a new campus in downtown San Jose are great news for venues in San Jose, said Steve Kirsner, vice president of booking and events at the SAP Center, a 19,000-capacity arena that’s home to the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. Kirsner, who has worked at the SAP Center for nearly 23 years, shared his insights with VenuesNow Staff Correspondent Noelle Riley on the local market.  Tell us about the San Jose venue scene. There are venues of all sizes. There’s a wide, wide variety of venues to choose from. The music scene is very healthy. Right now I have right about $14 million in ticket sales for concerts that haven’t happened yet. Most shows are selling extremely well.  How are ticket sales? Very strong, but I’m seeing a little trend in… Continue Reading California: Scene: San Jose, Q&A With Steve Kirsner, SAP Center at San Jose

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