The Peoria Civic Center is featured on Annual TOP STOP lists and monthly charts
Monday, January 11, 2016, 9:10 A.M.
PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER RANKS 12th IN THE NATION, 14th IN THE WORLD ON VENUES TODAY TOP STOPS OF 2015 LIST
VENUES TODAY also recognized the Peoria Civic Center twice on monthly top stop list.
January 11th 2016 (Peoria, IL.)- The SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Theater was ranked 14th in the world and 12th in the nation on VENUES TODAY’s Top Stops of 2015 list. The Peoria Civic Center Theater and Arena were also ranked in the VENUES TODAY Monthly Top Stops list for October-November 2015.
The Peoria Civic Center Theater was thrilled to host a large variety of ticketed events in the theater that helped land the 14th place on the magazine’s annual list. The Top Stops of 2015 list was based on concert and event gross ticket sales from October 16, 2014 - October 15, 2015 as compared to similar venues. Events held in the Peoria Civic Center Theater during this time include Primus, Kevin Hart, STOMP, White Christmas, The Price is Right Live, Kinky Boots, Casting Crowns, Sister Act, John Mellencamp, Dancing with the Stars, Rodney Carrington, Chicago, Hoodie Allen and more.
The Peoria Civic Center was also recognized twice more in the VENUES TODAY monthly charts. The Arena was ranked 14th in the world and 6th in the nation based on total gross ticket sales compared to similar sized venues from October 16th 2015 through November 15th of 2015. The Peoria Civic Center arena hosted Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy, Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin, Halloween on Ice, Judas Priest and Newsboys.
Additionally, the Theater was ranked 8th in nation based on total ticket sales compared to similar sized venues from October 16th 2015 to November 15th of 2015. The Peoria Civic Center Theater had multiple shows during that timeframe including Lee Brice, Last Comic Standing, The Illusionists, Frank Caliendo and Shaping Sound.
“This is a great way for the Peoria Civic Center to kick off 2016! We put a lot of time and effort into getting shows to play in
Peoria, and receiving a spot on these top lists shows that we are on the right track,” said Anne Clayton, the Peoria Civic Center’s newly appointed SMG General Manager.
The Peoria Civic Center is featured on these lists along with other SMG managed buildings such as the Intrust Bank Center in
Wichita, KS., the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL., and the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH.