BOK CENTER MAKES STELLAR DEBUT IN TOP 30 RANKING ON BILLBOARD BOXSCORE WORLDWIDE TOP VENUE MIDYEAR REPORT
(Tulsa, Okla.) June 14, 2023 – As the venue approaches its 15th birthday, the ASM Global-managed BOK Center continues to break records and rank as one of the world’s busiest concert destinations. Billboard announced today their Boxscore's Top Venues (15,001 or more capacity) chart for the 2023 midyear report and BOK Center ranked #20 in the United States and #29 in the world. BOK Center has achieved a significant milestone by securing its first-ever position within the top 30 on the esteemed Billboard Boxscore Top Venue report. In the report, which is based on the touring period of Nov. 1, 2022-April 30, 2023, the venue grossed $14,392,873 million from 36 reported shows.
The #29 ranking puts BOK Center right behind Veterans Memorial Arena (Jacksonville, FL) which ranked #28, and right in front of AT&T Center (San Antonio, TX) which ranked #30. The Tulsa venue sold more concert tickets than all other venues in the region.
"In our 15th anniversary year, I couldn't be more thrilled and proud to see Tulsa's BOK Center ranked #29 among some of the best venues in the world. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our incredible team, as well as the unwavering support from our patrons and partners along with the artists, agents, and promoters in the industry that continue to choose to play Tulsa," said BOK Center general manager and vice president Bryan Crowe. "We will continue to strive for excellence and deliver unforgettable experiences for our guests, solidifying BOK Center's position as a premier destination for world-class entertainment."
The first half of 2023 was highlighted by:
- PBR - this event set two new records for attendance (new single-day PBR attendance record & PBR attendance record for the weekend)
- Bruce Springsteen (sold-out)
- Big 12 Wrestling Championship - 7th time being hosted at BOK Center
- NCAA Wrestling Championships - 1st time being hosted in Tulsa + welcomed 95,000 guests in 3 days
- Turnpike Troubadours (2 shows) - broke F&B per cap records
The O2 Arena (London) topped the overall rankings and Madison Square Garden (New York) garnered the top United States spot. Midyear Boxscore charts are based on figures reported to Billboard Boxscore. Eligible shows played between Nov. 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023.