Pensacola Bay Center Ranks as One of the Country’s Top Venues

(Pensacola, FL) October 17, 2014 – The Pensacola Bay Center is giving a standing ovation to all of its fans!

With their help, the Pensacola Bay Center, managed by SMG, is ranked 64th in the United States and 121st in the world in Pollstar Magazine’s 2014 Third Quarter Top 200 Arena Rankings. Rankings are based on tickets sold for shows played between 1/1/14 and 9/30/14.

So far this year, Pensacola Bay Center has hosted seven of Pollstar’s top 100 tours including Disney on Ice, World Wrestling Entertainment, The Harlem Globetrotters, Cirque du Soleil – Varekai, Elton John, Miranda Lambert and Jeff Dunham. Of those top tours, Elton John and His Band and Miranda Lambert’s Platinum Across America Tour were both sold out! Screaming, happy fans filled the arena with their outstanding energy.

“We really had some great shows come into the Pensacola Bay area so far this year and that certainly helped us rank where we do. And because of that we  want to say thank you,” said SMG General Manager Cyndee Pennington.  “Thank you to the artists and promoters who are bringing terrific shows to our venue, and thank you to the ticket buyers in Pensacola who help make these events a success.”

Pollstar is a weekly trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry.