The Tingley Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena. It was initially built as a rodeo and horse show auditorium. The arena is named in honor of Governor Tingley. The Tingley Coliseum is located at San Pedro Drive, Albuquerque, New Mexico. It opened to the general public in 1957. The Tingley Coliseum has a seating capacity of about 11,571 people at a time. The venue is under the ownership of Expo New Mexico. The Tingley Coliseum has served as home to Albuquerque Six Guns and New Mexico Scorpion Ice Hockey Team. It has also served as home to Albuquerque Thunderbirds and New Mexico Slam Basketball team.
Tingley Coliseum hosts a variety of events such as the myriad of civic gatherings, beyond the State Fair, ice shows, concerts, and sporting events. The arena has also hosted the Miss USA pageant. Other than that, there are a number of well-known performers such as Shakira, The Kinks, UFC, Quiet Riot, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Neil Young, WWE, Mötley Crüe, Ronnie James Dio, Wham!, KISS, Metallica, AC/DC, Jay Z, Pearl Jam, Rush, Tool, James Brown, Aero Smith, Dokken, Tina Turner, Elton John, Bob Dylan, the Beegees, Bon Jovi, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Earth, Chris Brown, Wind and Fire, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Elvis Presley, Olivia Newton-John, The Jackson 5, No Doubt, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, Gloria Estefan, Iron Maiden, Cher and many others who performed at the Tingley Coliseum.
Tickets for the events to be held at the Tingley Coliseum can be purchased from the official website of the venue, or you can buy them online by visiting TicketsOnSale.com at low prices.