Coliseum No. 8 In The World on Venues Today “Top Stop” List

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News release from the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum:

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum No. 8 In The World on Venues Today “Top Stop” List

(May 13, 2013) – The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is No. 8 in the world for concert ticket sales, among similar-sized venues, on the Venues Today “Top Stop” rankings for the March – April 2013 reporting period.

The ranking, released in the May 2013 issue of Venues Today, was based on concert and event grosses from March 16 through April 15, as reported to the industry leading publication.

The top four venues on the list were the Brisbane (Australia) Entertainment Centre at No. 1; the Sydney (Australia) Entertainment Centre in at No. 2; and the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand at No. 3; and the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville, S.C.

This most recent ranking included the Kid Rock “Rebel Soul Tour” concert on March 16 and the sold out Carrie Underwood “Blown Away Tour” show on April 14. The rankings are among similar sized venues, seating between 10,001 and 15,000 people.

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The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the tri-state area’s leading sports, entertainment and tradeshow facility, hosting over 1,000,000 visitors annually. Serving northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio and southern Michigan, the 80-acre Memorial Coliseum and Expo Center complex is host to the Komets of the ECHL, the Mad Ants of the NBA’s D-League and the Fort Wayne Derby Girls. The facility also hosts national concerts, family shows, business and consumer events, the area’s largest tradeshows and private gatherings. For more information, visit

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