Proximity Hotel is just three miles from the Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events Center. In addition to the many world-class concerts and sporting events, the complex includes the Greensboro Aquatic Center, the ACC Hall of Champions and White Oak Amphitheater.
Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events
August 18, 2016
Diamond Life Concerts has announced three-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott will perform live in concert at Greensboro Coliseum on August 18. Scott’s most recent album,Woman, was released last year to rave reviews. It was the highly anticipated follow up to the 2011 critically acclaimed The Light of the Sun, which debuted at No. 1 number on the Billboard 200. Scott burst on to the music scene with her groundbreaking 2000 release “Who Is Jill Scott?” Words & Sounds Vol. 1, which achieved double-platinum status and earned her NAACP Image Awards, trophies from both Billboard and Soul Train and four Grammy nominations, including a Best New Artist nomination.
Drake Summer Sixteen Tour
August 23, 2016
Grammy® Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist Drake will launch the DRAKE SUMMER SIXTEEN TOUR WITH FUTURE AND SPECIAL GUESTS in support of his brand new album.
Drake’s newest album, View, is currently set for release on April 29, 2016. The album’s multi-platinum certified lead single, “Hotline Bling,” became a massive hit reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs and Billboard Rhythmic charts. Three of the album’s subsequent singles, “Summer Sixteen,” “Pop Style,” and “One Dance,” are all currently in the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs charts with “One Dance” and “Pop Style” sitting at the #1 and #3 spot respectively on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Digital Songs chart this week.
AC/DC | “Rock or Bust” World Tour
August 27, 2016
AC/DC have played to over 4 million fans on the ‘Rock or Bust World Tour’ and the current line-up of Angus Young, Cliff Williams, Stevie Young, Chris Slade and Axl Rose are set to continue their global trek with a return, for the final leg, to the USA.
AC/DC released their highly acclaimed studio album, ‘Rock or Bust’, in December 2014 and it peaked at #1 in twelve countries and #3 in the U.S. Billboard charts. In a career that spans over four decades, AC/DC have sold an incredible 200 million albums worldwide, over 70 million in the US alone, producing landmark albums such as ‘Highway to Hell’ and the seminal ‘Back in Black’ which is the biggest selling hard rock album ever, helping to make AC/DC one of the top five selling bands in American music history. Their distinctive brand of high voltage rock ‘n’ roll, awesome stadium rock shows and everlasting anthems continues to energise fans globally from Adelaide to Atlanta, from Prague to Philadelphia and all points between.
Jason Isbell with special guest Josh Ritter
October 15, 2016
Greensboro is a leading “Tournament Town” for sports events involving youth, collegiate, amateur and professional organizations. Greensboro hosts events like; Wyndham Championship, USA sports including USA Masters, Diving, Swimming and Rugby; PGA Golf; NCAA Championships including Men’s and Women’s basketball, swimming, diving, track, field, golf and more.
Greensboro Sports Commission: Greensboro has long been recognized as a place where athletes can bring their game and lay it all on the line for a chance to make dreams come alive. But what distinguishes Tournament Town the most as a championship destination is the extraordinary level of hospitality and genuine love of sports that permeates this Southern city. See the full event schedule of tournaments and sports events throughout Greensboro.
2016 USA Masters Games
July 22, 2016 – July 31, 2016 | Greensboro Coliseum Complex and Other Venues
The inaugural USA Masters Games, to be held July 21 to July 31, 2016, in Greensboro, NC marks the launch of a new multi-sport event for competitive adult athletes. The USA Masters Games will provide both a “national-championships-level” competitive experience in each sport and a fun, entertaining environment conducive to meeting and socializing with fellow Masters athletes from across the U.S. and other countries of the world – a Sports Festival for Masters athletes.
August 18 – August 21 | Sedgefield Country Club
Contested annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR excluding the Majors. The tournament enjoys a rich 76-year history that includes such former winners as Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, Gary Player and Seve Ballesteros. In fact, 17 former winners are members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Wyndham Championship is the only regular season PGA TOUR event contested on a course originally designed by Donald Ross. The 2016 tournament, set for August 15-21, will mark the 77th edition of North Carolina’s oldest professional golf event.
ACC Women’s Swimming and Men’s/Women’s Diving Championships
2017 NCAA Division l Men’s Basketball Tournament
March 17- Marhc 19, 2017 | Greensboro Coliseum
Be there to Share The Experience™ with your family and friends at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds, March 17 & 19, 2017, at Greensboro Coliseum, hosted by the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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ACC Hall of Champions showcases ACC history through interactive displays, unique institutional exhibits and multi-purpose program space. Highlights include a four-foot, 360-degree, state-of-the-art video globe with a unique, multi-media display of conference highlights, life-size ACC school mascot exhibits that have been a huge hit with younger visitors and an interactive exhibit that lets fans face off in a head-to-head challenge to test their knowledge of ACC sports trivia.
Greensboro Aquatic Center is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility with threebbodies of water and a seating capacity of 2,500. The GAC brings together all major aquatic sports – competitive swimming and diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and other unique sports – all in one venue.
White Oak Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with a seating capacity of over 7,600, including more than 2,000 reserved seats. White Oak Amphitheatre hosts a diverse selection of community programs, music, arts and crafts and festival type events.
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is located at:
1921 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27403
Visit Greensboro Coliseum to learn more.
Photos courtesy of Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau