Proximity Hotel is just three miles from the Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events Center. In addition to the many world-class concerts and sporting events, the complex includes the Greensboro Aquatic Center, the ACC Hall of Champions and White Oak Amphitheatre.
Upcoming Special Concerts and Events
AC/DC | Rock or Bust World Tour
March 14, 2016
American dates for the next leg of AC/DC's "Rock or Bust" World Tour include a March 14 stop at the Greensboro Colisuem! The only date in the Carolinas and Virginia, will mark the group's tenth appearance at the Coliseum and its first since 2009's "Black Ice" tour. AC/DC has played to over 110,000 fans over its nine previous Coliseum appearances.
Proximity Hotel is a four-diamond luxury hotel just three miles from the Coliseum and we have rooms available March 14. Book our Best Rate online.
The tour date announcement comes after a massive year for the band, with them kicking off the 57th annual Grammy Awards, headlining at Coachella, and completing 17 shows in Europe, 14 shows in North America, and 11 shows in Australia/New Zealand.
AC/DC is an Australian hard rock band, formed in 1973 by brothers Malcom and Angus Young. They are considered pioneers of heavy metal, though they have always dubbed their music as simply rock and roll. AC/DC has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, including 71.5 million albums in the United States alone, making them the tenth-best-selling band in the United States and one of the world's best-selling bands of all time. Back in Black has sold an estimated 50 million units worldwide, making it the fifth-highest-selling album by any artist. AC/DC ranked fourth on VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock" and was named the seventh "Greatest Heavy Metal Band of All Time" by MTV. In 2004, AC/DC ranked No. 72 on the Rolling Stone list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time."
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band The River Tour
April 10, 2016
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have extended the U.S. run of The River Tour with 14 new shows, including a stop at the Greensboro Coliseum on April 10! The River Tour, Springsteen's first in two years, follows the December release of The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, a boxed set that contains the original The River album, along with outtakes, unreleased songs and a two-hour concert filmed in 1980.
Proximity Hotel is a four-diamond luxury hotel just three miles from the Coliseum and we have rooms available April 10. Book our Best Rate online.
During each stop on the North American leg of The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band give an in-sequence performance of the 20 songs from the 1980's The River. He previously had performed the album only once in its entirety, during a 2009 concert at New York's Madison Square Garden. The current tour's three-hour-plus sets also include such classics as "Rosalita," "Dancing in the Dark," "Thunder Road" and "Born to Run."
About Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss," Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana, working class and sometimes political sentiments centered on his native New Jersey, his distinctive voice and his lengthy and energetic stage performances. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run (1975) and Born in the U.S.A. (1984) showcase a talent for finding grandeur in the struggles of daily American life. He has earned numerous awards for his work, including 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award as well as being inducted into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Justin Bieber | Purpose World Tour 2016
July 6, 2016
Greensboro has been named a stop on global superstar Justin Bieber's PURPOSE WORLD TOUR. The 58-date tour will travel through arenas across North America, including the Greensboro Coliseum on July 6. Justin last performed at the Coliseum in 2013 for his "Believe" tour.
Proximity Hotel is a four-diamond luxury hotel just three miles from the Coliseum and we have rooms available July 6, 2016. Book our Best Rate online.
About Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and singwrite known for chart-topping hits such as "Baby" and "As Long As You Love Me." He has won numerous fan-voted awards, including the American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012. He was also listed by Forbes magazine among the top ten most powerful celebrities in the world in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
The hype around Bieber's new music continues with the smash successes of "Sorry" and "What Do You Mean?" which was crowned Justin's first #1 on Billboard's all-format airplay/sales/streaming-based Hot 100 the week of its release, selling over 335,000 units digitally in the United States that week. "What Do You Mean?" also went to #1 in Justin's native Canada, and became his first #1 UK national chart hit. The sings, which hit #1 on iTunes within five minutes of its release, went on to easily break the Weekly Global Spotify streaming record with over 41 million streams.
Upcoming Coliseum Concerts and Events:
February 3: Carrie Underwood | The Storyteller Tour with Easton Corbin and The Swon
- February 26: Billy Currington with Kelsea Ballerini
March 14: AC/DC | Rock or Bust World Tour
- April 10: Bruce Springsteen and the E Stret Band | The River Tour
- April 20-24 Cirque du Soleil: OVO
July 6: Justin Bieber | Purpose World Tour 2016
- July 19: Josh Groban
- See the complete list of upcoming Greensboro Coliseum Concerts & Events.
Why Stay at Proximity?
Our nearby location and long list of amenities combine for a trip with lifetime memories. Enjoy dinner at Print Works Bistro before a concert and unwind with drinks in the bar afterwards. For many events, we offer chauffeured transportation.
ACC Hall of Champions showcases ACC history through interactive displays, unique institutional exhibits and multi-purpose program space. Highlights include a four-foot, 360-degree, state-of-the-art video globe with a unique, multi-media display of conference highlights, life-size ACC school mascot exhibits that have been a huge hit with younger visitors and an interactive exhibit that lets fans face off in a head-to-head challenge to test their knowledge of ACC sports trivia.
Greensboro Aquatic Center is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility with three bodies of water and a seating capacity of 2,500. The GAC brings together all major aquatic sports – competitive swimming and diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and other unique sports - all in one venue.
White Oak Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with a seating capacity of over 7,600, including more than 2,000 reserved seats. White Oak Amphitheatre hosts a diverse selection of community programs, music, arts and crafts and festival type events.
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is located at:
1921 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27403
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Photos courtesy of Greensbroo Convention & Visitors Bureau