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Coliseum Record Attendance MILEY CYRUS CONCERT CRACKS COLISEUM ALL-TIME TOP 20 ATTENDANCE LIST

Teen sensation Miley Cyrus drew a capacity crowd of 17,835 Nov. 22 at Greensboro Coliseum, making it the 12th highest attendance concert in coliseum history (Top 20 list below) and the highest selling date on her current tour.

In addition to the Cyrus concert, the Coliseum Complex also simultaneously hosted a sold-out crowd of 4,157 in the Special Events Center last night for R&B singer R. Kelly.

The Coliseum Complex’s busy schedule continues this week with two performances by Trans-Siberian Orchestra (4 p.m. and 8 p.m.) in the Coliseum on Wednesday, the three-day Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic Arts & Crafts Festival (Nov. 27-29) in the Special Events Center, two performances (Nov. 27- 28) of The Lord Will Make A Way Gospel play in War Memorial Auditorium and UNCG men’s basketball taking on East Carolina on Saturday at 4 p.m.

Tickets for all events are still available at www.ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at (800) 745- 3000, Ticketmaster outlets and the Greensboro Coliseum box office.

For more information on upcoming events go www.greensborocoliseum.com.

(photos by Caroline Womack)

Greensboro Coliseum Top 20 All-Time Concert Attendance Records

1.Phish: 3/1/03, 23,642 2. Backstreet Boys: 2/2/00, 22,450 3. Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band: 2/17/01, 22,221 4. Bon Jovi with special guest Daughtry: 3/16/08, 22,115 5. Billy Joel & Elton John: 4/28/01, 21,935 6. The Dixie Chicks: 5/17/03, 21,473 7 Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band: 4/20/02, 20,455 8. George Strait: 1/20/07, 19,896 9. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band:11/16/02, 19,271 10. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: 5/2/09, 18,431 11. Superjam: 6/19/09, 18,279 12. Miley Cyrus: 11/22/09, 17,835 13. Superjam: 6/27/08, 17,787 14. Elton John: 11/8/74, 17,611 15. Shania Twain: 11/20/99. 17,533 16. The Dead: 4/12/09, 17,519 17. The Who: 11/28/75, 17,504 18. Led Zeppelin: 1/29/75, 17,500 19. The Rolling Stones: 7/31/75, 17,500 19. Elton John: 7/13/76, 17,500 19. The Eagles: 6/27/77, 17,500

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