Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

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Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
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Graham Auditorium is part of the San Francisco Civic Center.
Location 99 Grove Street
San Francisco, California
Coordinates 37°46′42″N 122°25′03″W / 37.778457°N 122.417369°W / 37.778457; -122.417369Coordinates: 37°46′42″N 122°25′03″W / 37.778457°N 122.417369°W / 37.778457; -122.417369
Opened 1915
Owner City of San Francisco
Operator Another Planet Entertainment
Capacity 6,000
Website http://www.apeconcerts.com

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (formerly San Francisco Civic Auditorium)[1] is a multi-purpose arena in San Francisco, California, currently named after promoter Bill Graham. The arena holds 6,000 people and was built in 1915 as part of the Panama–Pacific International Exposition.

The 1920 Democratic National Convention was held in the hall and it was the former home of the Golden State Warriors, of the NBA, from 1964 to 1966.[2][3]

The arena has hosted concerts by many famous artists, spanning many different genres. It is owned by the City of San Francisco and operated by Another Planet Entertainment.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Today in Music: a look back at pop music". United Press International. 13 October 2002. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "1964-65 San Francisco Warriors Schedule and Results". Basketball Reference. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "1965-66 San Francisco Warriors Schedule and Results". Basketball Reference. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Let's make a deal

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Events and tenants
Preceded by
Cow Palace
Home of the
San Francisco Warriors (with War Memorial Gymnasium)

1964 – 1966
Succeeded by
Cow Palace
Preceded by
Mission Hills CC
Rancho Mirage
Davis Cup
Final Venue

1979
Succeeded by
Malá Sportovní Hala
Prague