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Address: 601 Seventh Street, Augusta, GA 30903
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+1 706-722-3521

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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 bubblesReviewed 24 March 2015
emanuel s
Grovetown, Georgia
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Columbia, South Carolina
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15 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to downtown location with convenient and reasonably priced parking make this a great place to attend a show. This was our third trip to Augusta for a show here. Each one was a pleasant experience. The current management of the venue has really improved the experience from what it used to be.

Thank Beauserboy
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Went to the USC Aiken Extra inning bull riding event. Enjoyed the family event with several other families. Saw several families that we knew as well. I felt some lighting could have been done better but it was great all around time to celebrate the new year and a birthday.

Thank rkwonder
Augusta, Georgia
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Dirty, poorly maintained and only getting worse. This place is a cluster of cheap and bad design from the get go and it has not aged well. Continued mismanagement and poor to non existent cleaning and maintenance has made this place a no go zone for me. Seating is so tight that if you are taller than 5feet your knees... More 

Thank POpt-uuppy
Augusta, Georgia
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Truly a dump, I been several times and each times always dirty and dingy and can't wait to shower when I leave .No matter how much the staff clean this place its still a out house .Sad a building like this is named after a awesome entertainer like James Brown a true insult .

Thank MSB3075
Grovetown, Georgia
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230 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 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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440 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 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.)

Thank drronline
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156 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 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

Thank favorg10
North Augusta, South Carolina
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86 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 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 

Thank Treadhead66
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 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.

Thank Robert H
Charleston, South Carolina
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124 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 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.

Thank eastcoastdiner

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