San Diego Pechanga Arena

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Pechanga Arena San Diego

Pechanga Arena (formerly known as San Diego International Sports Center until 1970, San Diego Sports Arena until 2005 and between 2007 and 2010, iPayOne Center between 2005 and 2007 and Valley View Casino Center until 2018) is an indoor multi-purpose arena in San Diego, California. The arena was opened in 1966 and was designed by architect Mark L. Faddis. The arena is the current home arena to the San Diego Seals lacrosse team, the San Diego Strike Force and San Diego Sockers indoor football teams and the San Diego Gulls ice hockey team. It has changed many tennants over the previous years and was home to teams such as San Diego Clippers and San Diego Rockets. The arena has the capacity of anywhere between 8,900 and 14,800 people. It is owned by the City of San Diego and operated by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG).

Sports events that the arena hosted include the 1971 NBA All-Star Game and the 1975 NCAA men's basketball Final Four the 2010 UFC on Versus 2 and the 2015 UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee and several AFL and AHL games and WWE events. Musical acts who performed inside include Led Zeppelin, The Bee Gees, Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Metallica, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Nirvana, U2, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Lana Del Rey and more.

In 2015, when Muse were scheduled to perform at the arena, the gig had to be cancelled due to technical and logistical challenges. The gig was moved by three weeks to 2016.

Muse appearances

Arena address

Pechanga Arena San Diego
3500 Sports Arena Boulevard
Midway District
San Diego, CA 92110

See also