El Paso County Coliseum
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|Location||4100 East Paisano Street
El Paso, Texas
|Owner||El Paso Sports Commission|
|Operator||El Paso Sports Commission|
|Opened||May 22, 1942|
|Construction cost||$9.5 million (renovation)USD
($11.9 million in 2016 dollars)
|El Paso Raiders (SWHL) (1975–1976)
El Paso Buzzards (WPHL/CHL) (1996–2003)
El Paso Rumble (Intense) (2004)
El Paso Rhinos (WSHL) (2006–present)
El Paso Generals (IFL) (2009)
Late 1940s – 1970s
In addition to rodeo, many legendary music artists have performed at El Paso County Coliseum.
1980s – 2000
Selena, who sold out at the coliseum in 1994, was one of many to perform there, while still hosting family events i.e. Circus and Ice Shows.
In 2005, it underwent a 9.5 million dollar renovation. The improvements included electrical power upgrades, bathrooms, new seats and a new HVAC system.
Many other heavy metal bands have performed here such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth, and Mötley Crüe.
It remains the focal point for Latin Entertainment in the El Paso, Juarez MX, Las Cruces, New Mexico region.
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