Let's go all the way back to the beginning.

Our Story

The historic Bojangles Coliseum and Ovens Auditorium opened on Independence Boulevard in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sept. 11, 1955. It was the city's first civic auditorium and dedicated sports and concert venue. Over the years, the multipurpose venues have hosted a wide array of shows, including top-touring concerts, sporting events, family shows, comedy shows, Broadway, symphony and opera performances, nationally known speakers, graduations and other diverse entertainment events.

Our Venues

Two Historic Venues—One Amazing Complex

Memories happen here. History lives here. Learn more about our past and be part of our future.

Bojangles Coliseum
Bojangles Coliseum

More than 60 years of iconic performances and sports milestones.

Ovens Auditorium
Ovens Auditorium

One of the Top 200 Theater Venues Worldwide (Pollstar).

Bojangles Coliseum

Home of the Charlotte Checkers

The Coliseum served as the home for hockey in Charlotte from 1956 to 1977 and again from 1993 to 2005. In 2015, the Charlotte Checkers returned home to the Coliseum as the anchor tenant and are the reigning 2019 AHL Calder Cup Champions.

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Chubby Charlotte Checkers Mascot at Bojangles Coliseum

Box Office

Purchase tickets for events at Bojangles Coliseum and Ovens Auditorium at ticketmaster.com or with the Ticketmaster mobile app.

Tickets are required for everyone age two (2) years or older. Some shows require tickets for infants. You can confirm the age requirement for a show by calling (704) 335-3100.


2700 East Independence Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 335-3100

Box Office Hours

Mon — Open 2 Hours Prior to Events
Tues — Open 2 Hours Prior to Events
Wed — Open 10AM-6PM
Thurs — Open 2 Hours Prior to Events
Fri — Open 10AM-6PM
Sat — Open 2 Hours Prior to Events
Sun — Open 2 Hours Prior to Events