Wales Concert Venues
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, formerly known as the Cardiff International Arena or CIA, has been welcoming the world's biggest acts from far and wide since it first opened in 1993. With a capacity of 7,500 the venue is quite compact, but it remains a popular fixture with artists and fans alike. As well as being a successful music concert venue, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena has also played host to comedy acts, ice skating exhibitions, wrestling bouts and business events.
The Liberty Stadium is Swansea's largest venue with a capacity of 20,532. It opened in July 2005, replacing the Vetch Field as Swansea City Football Club's home ground. It is also home to the Ospreys Rugby Union Club. The venue has hosted many big acts such as Elton John, The Who and The Charlatans.
The Millennium Stadium is located in the heart of Cardiff city centre and is widely regarded as being the greatest rugby stadium in the world. The Wales rugby team play all their home matches at the stadium, including their Six Nations fixtures. The Millennium Stadium is also one of the venues that will be used to host the football competition at the 2012 Olympic Games.
The Newport Centre is a multi-purpose entertainment and leisure complex, which is located adjacent to the Kingsway Shopping Centre. The versatile main hall at the Newport Centre has a capacity of just over 2,000 and is used to host concerts, conferences and exhibitions.
Located in the very heart of Cardiff city centre, St David's Hall was originally opened in August 1982. Work continued on the hall for the following months and it was officially opened by the Queen Mother in February 1983.
Previously the North Wales Theatre and the North Wales Conference Centre, Venue Cymru is the largest entertainments venue in Llandudno, North Wales. The venue comprises a theatre, conference centre, restaurant and arena.