Plymouth Pavilions
Plymouth Pavilions is an entertainment and sports complex in Plymouth, Devon, England. It has a Fun Pool, Ice Rink, Live Cafe and arena. The arena is used for corporate hire and as an entertainment venue. The Pavilions is built on the site of the former Millbay railway station that is directly opposite from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel. The granite pillars which can be seen outside the main entrance were once the gate posts to the station.

Shows and concerts
The fastest selling show at Pavilions, was The Arctic Monkeys, selling out in one hour.

The arena is home to the Plymouth Raiders professional basketball team, who compete in the elite British Basketball League. The Raiders have one of the biggest fan bases in British basketball, and games are often played in front of sell-out crowds of up to 1,480 people. The venue is one of the most unusual looking basketball arenas in the country, with one large two-tiered stand and a smaller temporary stand situated on the events stage. It is known for its off-court entertainment including laser light shows and pyrotechnics, but the actual playing court is deemed by many fans to be unsuitable for top level competition, despite hosting several England national team matches in 1997. The arena has been home to the Raiders since 1996, when the team moved in from the nearby Mayflower Centre looking for a bigger venue to play at.

Average attendance
500,000 visitors every year

Year Notable shows and concerts 1991 Kylie Minogue, Beverley Craven, Gary Glitter 1992 Barclay James Harvest, Status Quo, KISS 1993 Inxs, Squeeze, The Kinks, Roy Wood, Brian May Band 1994 Electric Light Orchestra Part Two, Pantera 1995 Bryan Ferry 1996 Deep Purple, Whitesnake 1997 Radiohead 1998 Yes 2001 Muse 2002 Coldplay & Oasis 2004 Travis, LeAnn Rimes & Keane 2005 Green Day, P!nk, Judas Priest, Little Britain Live, Machine Head, Motorhead & Kings of Leon 2006 Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Elkie Brooks, Sugababes, Jack Johnson, Lostprophets, P!nk, Motorhead & Jet 2007 My Chemical Romance, Bloc Party, P!nk, Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Billy Connolly, The Darkness, Jimmy Carr, Bowling For Soup, The Feeling, Heaven & Hell, Lamb of God, Enter Shikari & Lemar 2008 Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne, Lee Evans, The Mighty Boosh, Bullet For My Valentine, Pendulum, The Feeling, Korn, The Moody Blues, Sugababes & McFly 2009 Al Murray, Kenny Rogers, Keane, The Saturdays, Motorhead, Alice Cooper, Bloc Party, Enter Shikari, Lily Allen, Lemar & Them Crooked Vultures 2010 Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, The Prodigy, Frankie Boyle, The Moody Blues, JLS, Dizzee Rascal, Scouting for Girls, Crowded House, Machine Head, Pendulum, Pixie Lott, Biffy Clyro, Halestorm, Buckcherry, Papa Roach & Disturbed. 2011 Alexandra Burke

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