The best part besides them winning was getting to go down on the ice after the game. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. The version of Wrex the Halls was hosted here over two days with headliners Florence and the Machine and Blink headlining respective nights. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. The handicapped entrance is the North doors, and there is handicapped parking nearby.
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Get quick answers from Valley View Casino Center staff and past visitors. The arena opened on November 17, , when more than 11, pro hockey fans watched the San Diego Gulls then a member of the Western Hockey League win their season opener, 4—1, against the Seattle Totems. In , the Republican Party considered the arena for its National Convention. To compensate for this blow to local prestige, then-mayor and future California governor Pete Wilson gave San Diego the by-name of "America's Finest City",  which is still the city's official moniker.
The most notable sporting event to take place in the arena was the Ken Norton — Muhammad Ali fight in which, by split decision, San Diego local Norton won. A photo of his crossing the finish line appeared around the world including the cover of Sports Illustrated. Coghlan's time for the race is still the world record for the indoor mile. The Boston Bruins , whose home ice was of the same dimensions, used the San Diego Gulls as a farm team in the s and s.
The Kiss would lose to the Gladiators in front of a crowd of 4, Jimi Hendrix recorded his minute jam version of " Red House " here, on May 24, The full concert was released in as part of the Stages box set. Heart performed here on August 24, The German heavy metal rock group, The Scorpions performed there during their World Wide live tour. Van Halen played two sold-out shows on May 20th and 21st on their Tour , two sold-out shows on their Tour on June 28th and 29th, , a sold-out show on their OU tour on November 19, , two sold-out shows on their For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge Tour on May 1st and 3rd, , and a sold-out show on their The Balance "Ambulance" Tour on April 2nd, Dio performed during their Sacred Heart Tour on December 6, The show was recorded and later released as a live album, entitled Intermission.
Nirvana performed during their In Utero tour on December 29, Diana Ross was scheduled to perform during her Return to Love Tour on August 2, , but the show was cancelled, due to low ticket sales. Tina Turner was scheduled to perform during her Twenty Four Seven Tour on December 2, , with Joe Cocker as her opening act, but the show was cancelled. Britney Spears opened her Onyx Hotel Tour.
U2 performed at the venue for the first two shows of their Vertigo Tour on March 28 and 30th, Nine years later, Clapton released the audio recording of the show in honor of Cale who died in on the live album Live in San Diego.
Madonna played a date here on October 29, , during her Rebel Heart Tour. Muse played a date here on January 7, , on their Drones World Tour. Slayer kicked off their final tour here on May 10, , with support from Lamb of God , Anthrax , Behemoth and Testament. The version of Wrex the Halls was hosted here over two days with headliners Florence and the Machine and Blink headlining respective nights.
Both nights were sold out. The arena has also been home to events of the original Roller Games league, featuring its flagship team, the Los Angeles Thunderbirds , as well as the alternating Roller Derby leagues of the time, featuring their flagship team, the San Francisco Bay Bombers.
The exterior of the arena and its parking lot are featured in an early scene of Cameron Crowe 's film, Almost Famous. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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