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Savannah, It’s your arena!

New 9,500-seat arena to bring high-caliber entertainers to city

By Noelle Wiehe

Businesses in Savannah often aim to cater to tourists, but Monty Jones, operations manager for the Oak View Group, made a point to say, “We want Savannah to know this is their arena.” The Savannah Arena will be the perfect stopover spot for big names in entertainment, hosting concerts, comedy shows, family shows, sporting events and more, Jones said.

Businesses in Savannah often aim to cater to tourists, but Monty Jones, operations manager for the Oak View Group, made a point to say, “We want Savannah to know this is their arena.” The Savannah Arena will be the perfect stopover spot for big names in entertainment, hosting concerts, comedy shows, family shows, sporting events and more, Jones said. The arena is set to open for Savannah’s entertainment purposes in the first part of 2022, Jones said, and it will be fully enclosed within the next month...

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