The Cincinnati Gardens

The Cincinnati Gardens opened in 1949 and was the home arena for multiple hockey teams (including the Mohawks, Wings, Mighty Ducks, and Swords), a soccer club (the Athletic Greybacks), basketball teams (Royals, Slammers, and Xavier University, and an indoor football squad (Commandos). It also was the home of roller derby teams and a top venue for wrestling, boxing, monster truck jams, motorcycle racing, and concerts. The Beatles played there in 1964 followed by The Rolling Stones a year later. READ MORE

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