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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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Not a good venue from a major metropolis

I attended this venue last year and will also report on its siste venue( The Bell Auditorium) neither were impressive , this is the letter I sent to the GM , its better to see... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
emanuel s
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken, South Carolina
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156 reviews 156 reviews
39 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I attended this venue last year and will also report on its siste venue( The Bell Auditorium) neither were impressive , this is the letter I sent to the GM , its better to see what I wrote and amazingly no one has mentioned this , so it tells me if thisis not put out to the world, that this... More 

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Georgia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
52 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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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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