Enmarket Arena Ranks First in Southeast, Second in the U.S., and Fourth in the World for Venues Under 10,000 Seats in Pollstar Magazine’s Mid-Year Report

Enmarket Arena is the number one ranked venue in the Southeast, second in the U.S. and fourth worldwide for venues under 10,000 seats, according to Pollstar Magazine’s Mid-Year Venue Report.  
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The rankings which are generated by ticket sales, excluding sporting events, lists Enmarket Arena 99th among the highest grossing venues in the world. Pollstar also released the 2023 Concert Market Rankings, where Savannah, GA landed at 93rd.
Only Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany, and Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, UK, are ahead of Enmarket Arena for venues with 10,000 seats or less.
“We are ecstatic to receive this awesome news from Pollstar. We knew that Savannah’s Enmarket Arena would be a game-changer for Savannah and the entire Southeast region,” says Mayor Van R. Johnson, II of Savannah. “Providing diverse entertainment experiences for our residents and our guests.  Our amazing partnership with Oak View Group has increased Savannah’s visibility and viability around the world as a formidable world-class destination.”
Since its opening in February 2022, Enmarket Arena has hosted 75+ concerts and family shows, 24 of which were sell outs. Enmarket Arena is also home to the newest ECHL franchise, Savannah Ghost Pirates, who had an impressive inaugural season selling out 33 of the 36 home games.
“Support from the local community along with big name acts are the driving force behind Enmarket Arena’s success and has helped to attract visitors to the Hostess City. We couldn’t have asked for a better 2022 and first two quarters of 2023,” says OVG360’s Monty Jones Jr., General Manager, Enmarket Arena. “With special thanks to all of our partners, including Pat Mathis Construction and Live Nation, promoters, managers, agents, artists, and guests. We wouldn’t be here without all of you. We can’t wait to continue showing Savannah, the Southeast, and the world what we can do and what we have planned for the rest of the year and beyond.”
Enmarket Arena’s calendar for the remainder of the year is stacked with top-notch shows and entertainers, including Monster Jam (August 4-6), Doobie Brothers (September 3), Gucci Mane (September 23), Jon Pardi (September 30), Luke Bryan (October 6), NEEDTOBREATHE (October 13), Cody Johnson (October 21), Widespread Panic (October 27-28), Stevie Nicks (November 1), Ladies Kickback R&B (December 2) and Hardy (December 7), with more on the way.
Tickets for upcoming events are available online at enmarketarena.comticketmaster.com or at Enmarket Arena Box Office. For exclusive pre-sale opportunities, offers, show information and more, sign up to receive Enmarket Arena’s newsletter at enmarketarena.com/newsletter. Enmarket Arena can also be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, @enmarketarena.

A new wave of entertainment has hit the coastal empire. Opened in February 2022, Enmarket Arena is the most celebrated disruption in the Southeast and is managed and operated by Oak View Group’s, OVG360, leaders in the sports and entertainment industry and Pat Mathis Construction, in partnership with Live Nation and the City of Savannah. Decades of heightened anticipation has over-delivered with an arena experience unlike any other – intentionally designed to show off for worldwide guests and make locals and visitors fall in love with Savannah. The 9,500 seat arena has proven itself to be one of the top arenas in the world welcoming through its doors the likes of Reba, Alan Jackson, The Lumineers, Eagles, Morgan Wallen, Disney on Ice, New Edition, Rod Wave, Pitbull, Brooks & Dunn, AEW, Jason Aldean, Earth, Wind & Fire, Andrea Bocelli and many more to come. Enmarket Arena is also the host to the newest ECHL team, Savannah Ghost Pirates.
Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries and currently has eight divisions across five global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, Philadelphia, and Toronto). OVG oversees the operations of Climate Pledge Arena at Seattle Center, UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY, and Moody Center in Austin, TX, Acrisure Arena in Palm Springs, CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, MD CA; projects in development including Co-op Live in Manchester, UK; Arena São Paulo in São Paulo, BZ; FirstOntario Centre Arena in Hamilton, ON; a New Arena and entertainment district in Las Vegas, NV; and a New Arena in Cardiff, Wales. More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.