Bill Graham Civic Auditorium


Those looking for a unique venue to experience a concert will want to check out the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. It is an indoor arena named after the famous concert promoter Bill Graham. It was originally the San Francisco Civic Auditorium and over the years has hosted concert performances including The Who, Green Day, The Grateful Dead, Tori Amos, Lady Gaga, Weezer, The Mars Volta, The Kinks, Joni Mitchell, Audioslave, Madonna, Snow Patrol, and Radiohead. It was also the site of the 1920 Democratic National Convention and hosted the San Francisco Warriors basketball team from 1964 to 1967. The Bill Graham is known throughout the San Francisco area as one of the larger concert venues and many people who have seen shows there rave about having had a positive experience. Visitors are encouraged to bring cash to shows because the concession stands do not accept credit cards. There is also plenty of space for dancing and people of all age ranges enjoy seeing shows at the venue. The auditorium is associated with Another Planet Entertainment, LLC which was originally Bill Graham Presents. This company has promoted shows ranging from Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews and a variety of performances at other venues including the Greek Theatre.

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