Drammenshallen

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Drammenshallen
Drammenshallen.JPG
LocationDrammen, Norway
Capacity4,000–6,000
Opened1978
Tenants
Drammen HK
Glassverket IF

Drammenshallen is an indoor arena located in Drammen, Norway. It opened in 1978 and is primarily used for handball, and to a lesser extent, track and field, trade shows, exhibitions, and in the past major concerts. Drammen HK and Glassverket IF is currently the main tenant at the facility. The capacity is approximately 4,000 or 6,000 for concerts.[1]

The hall was known for large concerts in the 1980s. Some of the notable artists to have performed at the venue include Kiss, Elton John, Jethro Tull, Eric Clapton, Iron Maiden, Paul Simon, Thin Lizzy, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan and Queen.[2] The future of the hall remains uncertain as there are plans to replace it.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Drammenshallen Store Norske Leksikon, retrieved 31 March 2013.‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  2. ^ Oppdatert oversikt over konsertene i Drammenshallen Drammens Tidende, 1 September 2012 ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  3. ^ Ragnild Ask Connell: Bygger ny storhall på Marienlyst Drammens Tidende, 29 August 2012 ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)

Coordinates: 59°44′07″N 10°12′16″E / 59.73528°N 10.20444°E / 59.73528; 10.20444