NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum opened on April 5, 2017 with a concert by Billy Joel after an 18-month, $165 million renovation, making this historic arena Long Island’s premier entertainment destination.
The arena is home to the NBA G-League’s Long Island Nets, a direct affiliate owned by the Brooklyn Nets. The 416,000-square-foot arena features capacities of 14,500 for concerts, 13,500 for basketball and 13,000 for hockey. The arena can be configured into a unique 4,500-seat “Coastline Theater” that offers a new, intimate experience for both artists and fans.
In addition to the Nets, NYCB LIVE hosts college basketball, championship boxing, family entertainment and major concert events.