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Augusta-Richmond Civic Center

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Address: 601 Seventh Street, Augusta, GA 30903
Phone Number: 706-722-3521

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Social at the JBCC

Well attended again this year. Acoustics were good, visibility from the upper deck was okay, parking was easy in and out. (If you're going to park in their lots, go Walton Way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Georgia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
34 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Well attended again this year. Acoustics were good, visibility from the upper deck was okay, parking was easy in and out. (If you're going to park in their lots, go Walton Way and cut over. If you are going to park on the street, go Greene Street and cut over.)

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85 reviews 85 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We took our boys this weekend to see the Monster X tour with the huge trucks! It was SUPER loud but Great!! This entertainment complex is very popular and we are going back next weekend for another event. Note: eat before you go the food is pricey

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

As others have pointed out, Augusta's Civic Center is a missed opportunity to put Augusta on the map of cities for concerts, special events, etc. It's hard to access, the seats are very uncomfortable, and the floor area is so small the hockey team can hardly play. No monster trucks, no indoor football, no famous act concerts, etc. Should be... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is the premier place for all graduations in our area. It's just a big arena for special events. Nothing spectacular about it. I've seen bigger and better in other states.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

One would think with back-to-back graduation cerimonies all day the James Brown Arena would staff appropriately for restroom cleanliness and supplies. It's really absurd to run out of TP and have other unsightly indications of neglect. Doesn't reflect well on Augusta to all the out of town visitors.

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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94 reviews 94 reviews
20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The Civic Center (James Brown Arena) isn't anything special. It's average size (say Phillips Arena in Atlanta) and not many people want to book good shows here due to the crowd turnouts, but the good shows (popular at the time) usually do sell out.

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Augusta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

"I remember when you could be exited about attending an event at the civic center. I guess my emory is better than my children think if I can remember that far back but I see no reason to ever return. It is dirty, needs many repairs and the attractions don t attract me.

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Warrenville, SC.
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Not the best place in town to be. High ticket cost, over rated shows, serly employees and not the cleanest place in town. Not a place I will ever go back to.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We go here all the time during ice hockey season. It's an older venue but it works well for sports because of its size. The noise carries well in the arena

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Dirty restrooms,poor seating and security this is the most mismanaged place in Augusta second to the local Governmant.

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