The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex houses the BJCC Arena, a nearly 19,000 seat multi-purpose venue that has hosted hundreds of concerts, conventions, and sporting events since opening in 1976. Be prepared to watch Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss take the stage on May 17 with these useful BJCC Arena guidelines.
BJCC Arena Seating Information
The BJCC arena provides three main levels of seating for concert guests. The first is the floor area, located directly in front of the stage. This area is typically divided into sections A, B, and C. Depending on the artist's stage configuration, the floor area may feature reserved seating or general admission, in addition to the possibility of a smaller pit area as well. Check the BJCC Arena seating chart for Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss to verify the correct layout for the show.
The next two levels of reserved seating are the lower and upper levels, and both areas have riser-style stadium seating. Typically, the stage will be set up on one end of the arena and the seating in these sections will be available only to the front and side of the stage. However, on occasion the venue may open rear-view seating for popular performers. If any seats include a side, rear, or obstructed view, this information will be included in the "Notes" section of the listing.
BJCC Arena General Information
Outside food and beverage and any containers are prohibited in the BJCC Arena. Professional cameras and recording devices are not permitted.
BJCC Arena Parking Information
The BJCC Arena is surrounded by six parking lots and two parking garages. Public transportation is also available to accommodate guests of the BJCC Arena.
BJCC Arena Gate Times
Usually BJCC Arena gates open between one and two hours before the concert, but this may change depending on the performer.
BJCC Arena Accessibility
The BJCC Arena is designed to comply with ADA standards, including accessible seating throughout the venue for guests with wheelchairs, or visual and hearing impairments. Parking spaces are also available in the lots and garages.