Nassau Coliseum

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INFO The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is an indoor arena in Uniondale, New York that is used for anything from live concerts to sporting events to trade shows. The 63-acre coliseum, which opened in 1972, used to house... ... read more

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    1255 Hempstead Turnpike
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Nassau Coliseum Information

Nassau Coliseum - Arena | Concert Venue in New York.

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is an indoor arena in Uniondale, New York that is used for anything from live concerts to sporting events to trade shows.

The 63-acre coliseum, which opened in 1972, used to house the Army and Air Force base and was the site of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

The Nassau Coliseum, once home to the New York Nets basketball team, now houses the New York Islanders hockey team and brings in over 16,000 fans to games. The numerous other sports teams that have played at the coliseum include the New York Sets tennis team, the New York Titans National Lacrosse League, and the New York Saints.

The venue has also hosted many World Wrestling Entertainment events like SummerSlam and WWE shows such as SmackDown!

The coliseum can hold up to 18,000 people when functioning as a concert space, and has seen artists like Pink Floyd, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, and Madonna on its stage.

Nassau Coliseum User Reviews

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Smells Like High School Graduation
Risa C. Dec 10, 2012
No seriously, my graduating class from high school was so large we held our graduation ceremony here. Since that was years and years ago, I've also been here to see a few concerts, most recently, NIkki Minaj and Lil Wayne. From what I remember of the concert after coming into contact with some lovely bronx ladies selling nutcrackers outside the venue, their entrance process for that particular concert was quite slow and had us waiting inline outside for about half an hour before we were able to go through security. Once it, the arena is pretty standard for what you would expect of a sports/concert arena with standard crap snacks and mediocre beers - although I can also say the beer lines aren't very long. Additionally, we were able to sneak down in the middle of the show to better seats as they weren't too strict about checking tickets half way into the show. Go if you have something interesting to see, otherwise, it's nothing special.
Exactly What You Would Expect
Sara G. Oct 17, 2012
Nassau Coliseum is a bit of a schlep from NYC or NJ, but a lot of great bands play there so I've been there a few times. It's very standard compared to any other venue of that size, and prices fall in line. I saw Phish at the Coliseum years ago and our seats were only a few rows from the very top - view was still fine, and had an awesome time. Like most venues of its kind, whether or not you have a great time really depends on who you are there to see, and how crazy the crowd is. Parking can be a bit annoying because it's kind of disorganized and one huge lot. But if you are with good company and are enjoying who you came to see, you'll have a nice time. BRING CASH!!
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