Garth Brooks Returns to Richmond Starting Friday; Guests Encouraged to Check their Tickets or Order Confirmation


Double check ticket/order confirmation to ensure correct date and show time

 Garth Brooks returns to Richmond for the first time in 19 years with four shows at the Richmond Coliseum! With multiple shows over a three-day period, fans are reminded to double check that their ticket order confirmation is consistent with the date and time of the concert they are attending. Additionally, to ensure fans have an enjoyable concert experience, Richmond Coliseum advises people attending the shows to review the following concert information carefully.

Concert: Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM
DOORS OPEN:         5:30 PM
SHOW TIME:            7:00 PM

Concert: Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM
DOORS OPEN:         5:30 PM
SHOW TIME:            7:00 PM 

Concert: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM
DOORS OPEN:         1:30 PM
SHOW TIME:            Garth will take the stage at 3:00 pm. There will be No Opening Act!!

Concert: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM
DOORS OPEN:         Doors are expected to open at approximately 6:30 PM, but due to the nature of double headers, THEY could be late.
SHOW TIME:            7:30 PM

ENTRANCE:              Fans may enter at Sixth Street entrance. Suites and ADA entrance will be at Seventh Street. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to allow extra time for security procedures.

TICKETS:                   Fans are advised to pick up will call tickets in advance of the show date. The Richmond Coliseum’s sweetFrog box office is open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. The box office will open at Noon Saturday and 11:00 AM Sunday. It will remain open until the 7:00 PM performance begins on Friday and Saturday and until the 7:30 PM performance begins on Sunday.

ENTRY INFO:             Guests who have purchased Credit Card Entry tickets must ensure their entire party enters the Richmond Coliseum at the same time. Upon entering the arena, the card owner will need to present the card used to purchase the tickets as well as photo ID. The credit card will be swiped by a ticket taker and passes with your section and seat number(s) will be printed. You must enter the venue immediately after.

TICKET INFO:            Guests who have purchased Mobile Delivery tickets must ensure their entire party enters the Richmond Coliseum at the same time, as all tickets are sent in one PDF file. Mobile PDF files must be read from a mobile phone and cannot be printed on paper.

WILL CALL INFO:     Guests who have purchased tickets with Will Call Delivery must show photo ID to pick up tickets at the box office. We recommend you also bring the credit card used to purchase the tickets to expedite the process.

PARKING INFO:        Carpooling is strongly encouraged. For parking locations close to the Richmond Coliseum, please see Richmond Coliseum Directions and Parking.

OFF LOCATIONS:     N. Fifth Street west side curb lane between Leigh Street Bridge and Marshall Street (adjacent to the Greater Richmond Convention Center)

  1. Seventh Street west side curb lane between Marshall Street and E. Clay Street (next to Nina Abady Festival Park) 

CAMERA POLICY:    No commercial or flash photography of any kind is permitted. Camcorders or any other audio/visual equipment are prohibited unless authorized by the promoter and/or the Garth Brooks team.

Specifically, the use of the following equipment is not permitted:

  • Telephoto or zoom lenses of any kind
  • Interchangeable lenses of any kind
  • Monopods, tripods or selfie sticks
  • Flash equipment of any kind
  • Audio-Video recording
  • iPad or tablets

BAG POLICY:            All large bags including backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc. will be prohibited from entry into the Richmond Coliseum.

SECURITY POLICY:  All bags are subjected to search at points of entry. Be prepared for the extra time this will take for patrons to enter the building. Also note our No Re-Entry policy: once you have entered the building, you may not leave and re-enter.

FOOD/BEVERAGE:   Patrons are NOT allowed to bring outside food/beverage into the Richmond Coliseum, unless for medical reasons.

The Coliseum Club and Bar, located below Section 17L, will be open all night and will feature a variety of adult beverages and drink specials. Visit The Chicken Grille near 3L for chicken tenders, fries and more. sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt on the Concourse near Section 22L offers frozen treats with toppings of your choice! For in-house barbeque, hush puppies and black beans, visit Backyard BBQ located near Section 4L. Johnny Rockets, with its freshly-made comfort foods, can be found on the Concourse outside Section 20L. Find Papa John’s Pizza at their two stands on the Concourse at 14L and 30L.

TOYS FOR TOTS:      Tis the season for supporting Toys for Tots! Bring a new, unwrapped toy with you to the show and help us support needy children in the Greater Richmond community. Donation boxes will be located at the entrances.

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