Northern California Concert History
Sacramento and Tahoe Area Shows: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
San Francisco Bay Area Shows: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Sacramento Region Concert Venues (Launch Year) - Capacity

Alhambra Theatre (1927, demolished 1973) - 1,990
Arco Arena #1 (1985-1988) - 10,333
Arco Arena #2 (1988-2016) - 17,317, renamed Power Balance Arena in 2011, then Sleep Train Arena in 2012, closed 2016
Cal Expo Amphitheatre (1983-1998) - 14,000
Cal Expo State Fairgrounds (1967)
Crest Theatre (Empress Theatre 1912-1946, renamed Crest in 1946, rebuilt 1949-1985, renovated 1995-present) - 975
Golden One Center (2016) - 19,000
Hughes Stadium (1928-2012, 2012-present) - 20,311
Memorial Auditorium (1927-1986, renovated 1996-present) - 3,867
Sacramento Community Theatre (1974) - 2,452
Sacramento Convention Center (1974) - 3,967
Sacramento State University Hornet Stadium (1969) - 21,195
UC Davis Freeborn Hall (1961-2014) - 1,800
UC Davis Mondavi Center (2002) - 1,800
UC Davis Rec Hall (1977) - 5,931

San Francisco Bay Area Concert Venues

Avalon Ballroom (1911, used by Bill Graham 1966-1969) - 500
Bottom of the Hill (1991) - 350
Candlestick Park (1960-2014, demolished 2015, owned by City of SF) - 68,732
Concord Pavilion (1975-2000 and since 2013, renamed Chronicle Pavilion 2000-2006 then Sleep Train Pavilion 2006-2013) - 12,500
Cow Palace (1941, owned by CA Dept of Food and Agriculture) - 16,500
Fillmore Auditorium at 1805 Geary, SF (1912, became Fillmore in 1954, used by Bill Graham 1965-1971, reopened 1994) - 1,315
Fillmore West at 10 S Van Ness Ave, SF (1968-1971) - 1,000
Great American Music Hall (1907, renovated 1972) - 470
Kaiser Convention Center (1914, originally called Oakland Civic Auditorium, renovated in 1984) - 5,492
Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park (1925, demolished 1989, rebuilt 1990) - 10,000
Oakland Arena (1966, owned by City of Oakland and Alameda County, renamed Oracle Arena 2006-2019) - 19,596
Oakland Coliseum (1966, owned by City of Oakland and Alameda County, renovated 1995-1996, used sponsor names 2003-2016) - 63,000
San Francisco Civic Center (1915, renovated 1964, 1990, 1996, 2010, owned by City of SF, renamed after Bill Graham 1992) - 8,500
Shoreline Amphitheatre (1986) - 22,500
Slim's (1988, owned by Boz Scaggs, closed permanently 2020) - 500
UC Berkeley Greek Theatre (1903) - 8,500
Warfield Theater (1922) - 2,300
Winterland Ballroom (Ice rink 1928, music venue 1971-1978, demolished 1985) - 5,400






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