The Cedar Park Center is a great venue for a wide array of events. It is big enough to hold great concerts and other events, but not so big that you need bincoulars to see. The event ushers and security are great people (very nice and friendly).
It reminds me of the American Airlines center except you just take off the upper half.
This venue just North of Austin is a great place to see not only Texas Stars hockey, but also concerts and shows as it is the perfect size and even the seats in the last row still have a great view. Not a bad seat in the house.