Rhode Island Auditorium
|Rhode Island Auditorium|
|The Arena, The Main Event, Providence Auditorium|
|Location||1111 North Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02906|
|Opened||February 18, 1926|
|Owner||Hubert Milot, Louis A. R. Pieri(1938-)|
|Operator||Louis A. R. Pieri (Manager, 1929)|
|Providence Reds (AHL) (1926-1972)
Providence Steamrollers (NBA) (1946-1949)
Rhode Island Auditorium was an indoor arena in Providence, Rhode Island, at 1111 North Main Street. It hosted the NBA's Providence Steamrollers from 1946 until 1949, and the Providence Reds ice hockey team until the Providence Civic Center (now the Dunkin' Donuts Center) was opened in 1972. The arena held 5,300 people and opened in 1926. It was torn down in 1989 and parking now occupies the old site.
 Concert dates
|August 14, 1967||Herman's Hermits||The Who|
|July 18, 1968||The Who|
|November 4, 1968||Cream|||
|May 17, 1969||Jimi Hendrix||Buddy Miles Express, Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys|||
|April 21, 1971||The Grateful Dead|||
|October 16-17, 1987||Pink Floyd|
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