North America's top grossing concert venue
Tampa Bay Business Journal reports that the St. Petersburg Times Forum is ranked the top grossing concert venue in North America and #2 in the world
Palace Sports is certainly beeming but no stranger to this credit. The Palace at Auburn Hills and the Forum (aka Ice Palace) are routinely ranked at the top of barious polls or studies.
EDIT: Some of you may be aware that the Ford Amphitheater at the Florida State Fairgrounds has been having legal trouble due to violating noise ordinanences. Others might be aware that Palace Sports and Entertainment (the company that owns and operates the St. Pete Times Forum) has a financial investment in said Amphitheater with Clear Channel Communications.
It was revealed today that due to legal entanglements and the fact Clear Channel Communications can't vouche for the facility, concerts (such as Monday's Anger Management tour performance) will be relocating from the Ford Amphitheater to the St. Pete Times Forum.
Concert ticket holders can either exchange their tickets or get a full refund starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Refunds are only available at the point of purchase.If you have tickets to an upcoming event at the Ford Amphitheater, you may want to contact the St. Pete Times Forum at 813-301-6600 to see if the event has been relocated.