Ziggo Dome

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Ziggo Dome
ZiggoDome2012.jpg
Location Amsterdam, Netherlands
Owner HMH
Capacity 17,000: Concerts
Construction
Opened 24 June 2012
Architect Benthem Crouwel Architekten

Ziggo Dome is a 17,000-seat multi-use indoor arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is named after the Dutch cable tv-provider Ziggo. In 2014, they announced that they would hold the top awards Ziggo Dome, rewarding the artists who performed at the arena.[1]

History[edit]

  • Marco Borsato was the first artist to perform at the Dome on June 24, 2012 with his "Dichtbij" tour. The American rock band Pearl Jam was the first foreign artist to play in the Ziggo Dome; they played two shows in June 2012 as part of their European tour.[2]
  • The original name of the arena was "Music Dome". During construction, in 2009, the naming rights have been sold to Ziggo, the largest cable TV provider in The Netherlands. This is remarkable since cable TV service in the Amsterdam region is being provided exclusively by Ziggo's competitor UPC (a subsidiary of Libert Global).
  • Dutch megastar DJ Armin van Buuren sold out four shows for his Intense world tour on the 15 and 16 November 2013, including an additional two closing tour shows for 5 and 6 December 2014.


The LED lights on the Ziggo Dome in the Amsterdam Zuid-Oost/Arena area

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#MileyCyrus in de spotlights!". Twitter. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Pearl Jam hartstochtelijk in Ziggo Dome". www.nu.nl. 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-06-28. 
  3. ^ http://www.beyonce.com/tour-dates
  4. ^ http://mileycyrus.com/events

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Coordinates: 52°18′48″N 4°56′13″E / 52.31333°N 4.93694°E / 52.31333; 4.93694