Nassau Coliseum as regularly called or Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is a multi-use arena located in New York City. The venue that was opened in 1972 and extended over 63 acres is home to the NHL team New York Islanders. In addition to sports, the venue hosts several other events and shows including concerts and large exhibitions.


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Wed Apr.05.201708:00 pm
Billy Joel
Thu Apr.06.201707:00 pm
Stevie Nicks & The Pretenders
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Idina Menzel
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Marc Anthony
Mon Apr.10.201707:30 pm
WWE: Raw
Fri Apr.14.201707:00 pm
The Harlem Globetrotters
Sat Apr.15.201707:00 pm
Def Leppard, Poison & Tesla
Fri Apr.21.201707:00 pm
Monster Jam
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Monster Jam
Sat Apr.22.201707:00 pm
Monster Jam
Sun Apr.23.201701:00 pm
Monster Jam
Thu May.04.201708:00 pm
Barbra Streisand
Wed May.17.201707:30 pm
Metallica & Volbeat
Thu May.25.201707:30 pm
Barry Manilow
Sat Jun.03.201707:30 pm
The Weeknd
Fri Jul.07.201707:30 pm
New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul & Boyz II Men
Sat Aug.05.201708:00 pm
J. Cole
Fri Sep.15.201708:00 pm
Roger Waters
Sat Sep.16.201708:00 pm
Roger Waters
Thu Oct.05.201708:00 pm
Bruno Mars

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Nassau Coliseum 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY, 11553

When just opened, Nassau Coliseum had a capacity of about 13,000 to 15,000 depending on the type of event, and in 1980s the capacity was boosted to reach 18,000. And by 2012, the venue’s seats for concerts reached 18,100 and 17,686 for boxing, while it has 16,170 seats for hockey. The Nets was nominated two times champions of ABA Championships in the arena, one in the seats 1973-74 when they won against Utah Stars and the other time was in 1976 when they defeated the Denver Nuggets.

The soccer teams New York Arrows as well as New York Express used to play their games at the arena. Besides, it hosted also several main basketball games such as the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament of the NCAA Division I 1982, 1994 and 2001. Until 2003, the venue was home to the NLL team New York Saints. In 2009, two playoff games between Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were played in the arena.

Several big names have performed at the coliseum such as Elvis Presley that stopped by the venue in 1973 and 1975. As part of his Station to Station Tour in 1976, the artists David Bowie performed in the venue. The Marshall Tucker Band and Bruce Springsteen are among the bands that performed as well in the coliseum. A long list of celebrities has stopped at the venue including Billy Joel, Madonna, Frank Zappa and many others.

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