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Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City

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Civic Center Tourist Spot
Freedom Hall Civic Center is a multi-purpose arena in Johnson City, Tennessee. Performances there have included the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus who came in 2008, a Jehovah's Witnesses convention in 2010, Elvis Presley, Sir Elton John, Aerosmith, and many more top musical acts. Starting in 2014, it became the basketball venue for East Tennessee State University.HistoryFreedom Hall Civic Center opened in 1974 on the Liberty Bell Complex next to Science Hill High School. The arena was built by the city of Johnson City to be used as an entertainment venue and additional space for the middle and high schools located on the property. Over the years the venue has been used for sporting events, theatrical productions, concerts, ice shows, and a rodeo venue.Former and current entertainment include acts such as Disney on Ice, Sugarland, Luke Bryan, KISS, Third Day, Shrine Circus, Aerosmith, Metallica and many more.
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  • We spent several nights here during this past ETSU Men's Basketball season. The new seating was comfortable and everything was always clean. The sound system, lighting, and electronics (large TV board...  more »
  • Go there with my teacher friends every once in a while. We enjoy the pizza, atmosphere and the great tee shirts.  more »
  • With the renovations, this is a top notch venue for a small town. Comfortable seating, easy parking and not a bad seat in the house.  more »
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  • Great place for concerts and fireworks.
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