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Video: Tupelo Arena Sets New Attendance Record

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — Tupelo’s entertainment venue has set a new record.

Workers with the Bancorpsouth Arena say they set a record last week of nearly 29,000 people in four days.

They say that alone equals 10 percent of last year’s total attendance.

The arena drew in more than 280,000 people last year, breaking its 2012 record of 261,000.

Upcoming acts include Sir Elton John, Bill Cosby, and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.