The Tingley Coliseum is an 11,571-seat multi-purpose arena in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Originally built as a rodeo and horse show auditorium, it is located at 300 San Pedro Drive N.E. Tingley Coliseum is used for a myriad of civic gatherings, beyond the State Fair, including concerts and sporting events.
Until spring 2005, it was home to the New Mexico Scorpions ice hockey team (since relocated to the new Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico). It was most recently home to the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League, until their move to the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho in 2010.
Entertainers who have appeared at Tingley include Janet Jackson, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Neil Young, AC/DC, Metallica, KISS, Bob Dylan, Jay-Z, Van Halen, TOOL, Rush, Aerosmith, The Cure, Elton John, Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, Fleetwood Mac, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, No Doubt, Bon Jovi, Shakira, Katy Perry, Chris Brown, MercyMe, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Elvis Presley among others.