Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

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Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium at sunset

Christened the 'Showplace of the South' in 1951, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium is one of the finest theaters in the country, with seating capacity of 3244 and one of the largest stages in the southeast. As the Carolina's largest theater, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium showcases the best in Broadway, Comedy acts and musical entertainment. It also provides a site for local entertainment, sporting events, banquets, and trade shows. Through the years the auditorium has hosted top name acts including Taylor Swift, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Journey, Ray Charles, Hall and Oates, Brad Paisley, Faith Hill, Alison Krauss, Harry Connick Jr., Neil Young, Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Matthews, Kenny Chesney, David Copperfield, B.B. King, Garrison Keilor, Third Day, Phish and Family Shows including Disney Live and the Shrine Circus.

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium is a large-events venue in Spartanburg, South Carolina, located at 385 N Church St. It was built in 1951 and consists of a 3,217-seat theater with an 83'9"-by-86' stage and a 2,500-seat arena with 13,638 square feet (Dimensions: 83.5'-by-163'4") of exhibit space.

The auditorium, with 2,017 seats on the lower level and 1,200 in the two balconies (834 lower balcony and 366 upper balcony seats), is used for concerts, stage and family shows, and other events, and is one of South Carolina's largest theaters. The arena is used for concerts, trade shows, banquets, wrestling, and other events.


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Coordinates: 34°57′24″N 81°56′09″W / 34.956584°N 81.935949°W / 34.956584; -81.935949