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Graham Auditorium is part of the San Francisco Civic Center.

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is an indoor arena in San Francisco, California, currently named after promoter Bill Graham. It was originally named the San Francisco Civic Auditorium.[1]

The arena held 7,000 people and was built in 1915. It hosted the NBA's San Francisco Warriors from 1964 to 1967. It hosted the 1920 Democratic National Convention.

The venue has also hosted concerts by such artists as the Grateful Dead, Joni Mitchell, The Who, The Kinks, Widespread Panic, Green Day, Snoop Dogg, Oasis, The Mars Volta, Velvet Revolver, Muse, Blink-182, The Killers, Radiohead, 30 Seconds to Mars, Audioslave, Seether, Madonna, Snow Patrol, Pearl Jam, Weezer, Primus, Tenacious D, Tool, Tori Amos, Tiësto, Armin Van Buuren, ATB, Above & Beyond, and most recently Lady GaGa.

References

  1. ^ Oct 13, 1992, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to rename the San Francisco Civic Auditorium after rock promoter Bill Graham, who'd been killed a year earlier in a helicopter crash.[1]

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Preceded by
St. Louis Coliseum
Host of the
Democratic National Convention

1920
Succeeded by
Madison Square Garden
Preceded by
Cow Palace
Home of the
San Francisco Warriors

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

1979
Succeeded by
Malá Sportovní Hala
Prague

Coordinates: 37°46′42″N 122°25′03″W / 37.778457°N 122.417369°W / 37.778457; -122.417369

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