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Bell Auditorium Ranked in Top 200 Theater Venues Worldwide in Ticket Sales in 2019



AUGUSTA, GA – JANUARY 21, 2020– The Richmond-County Coliseum Authority and Spectra are proud to announce Bell Auditorium has been ranked as one of the top 200 performing theaters in the world by Pollstar in their 2019 Year-End Top Venue report. The events industry publication year-end report highlighted ticket sales for 2019.

In the listing, William B. Bell Auditorium was ranked #160 in ticket sales among all theaters worldwide. The Bell also continues to be the top grossing venue in Georgia outside of Atlanta.

Notable events that took place at Bell Auditorium in 2019 include The Beach Boys, Diana Ross, KC and the Sunshine Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Earth, Wind & Fire, REO Speedwagon, Jamey Johnson, The Avett Brothers, Kevin Gates.

“2019 proved to be a great year for Bell Auditorium,” says Spectra’s Chris Bird, General Manager of Augusta Entertainment Complex. “While working around the schedule of the $5 million in renovations to the auditorium, we were still able to maximize the event calendar. We owe our success to the Richmond-County Coliseum Authority, our partners, and the guests who continue to come out and support these events.”

Upcoming events currently on sale now at Bell Auditorium include Collective Soul (Feb 28), Jill Scott (Mar 13), Harry Connick Jr. (Mar 14), The Color Purple (Mar 18), The 8th Annual Augusta Blues Festival (Mar 20), STOMP (Apr 1), The Temptations & The Four Tops (Apr 2), Riverdance (Apr 16), Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival with Mike Epps (Apr 24), Darci Lynne & Friends (Apr 26), Blue Man Group (Apr 27-28), Baby Shark Live (May 13), Bert Kreischer (May 16), Alison Krauss (June 5) .

Tickets are available at, 877-428-4849, or The SRP Box Office at James Brown Arena. Sign up for the Augusta Entertainment Complex Fan Club to receive all the information you need about these events and others, including exclusive presales and discounts, at

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