James Brown Arena


James Brown Arena

Infobox_stadium
stadium_name = James Brown Arena
nickname =


brokeground = 1968
opened = 1974
closed =
demolished =
owner = City of Augusta
operator =
construction =
location = 601 Seventh St.
Augusta, GA 30901
former names = Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center
tenants = Augusta Lynx (1998 - "present")
Augusta Colts (2006 - "present")
seating_capacity = 9,167
The James Brown Arena is a multi-purpose complex in Augusta, Georgia. It features an 8,500 seat arena, renamed the James Brown Arena in honor of musician James Brown on August 22 2006. The Civic Center complex also features a 2,690 seat theater, and a convert|14500|sqft|m2|-1|sing=on exhibit hall that opens into a convert|23000|sqft|m2|-2|sing=on arena floor.

The James Brown Arena is home to the Augusta Lynx of the ECHL, and the Augusta Colts of the American Indoor Football Association. It is also the former home of the af2's Augusta Stallions from 2000-2002. The arena has also hosted many pro wrestling events including ECW's December to Dismember in 2006.

External links

* [http://augustaciviccenter.com James Brown Arena]
* [http://www.pcfandp.com/a/p/7321/s.html James Brown Arena at Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP]


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