U2 Concerts in Assembly Rooms
U2 has performed 1 times in Assembly Rooms. Those performances included unique songs and an overall total of 3 songs.
Built by Casson, Conder and Partners between 1973 and 1977, to replace the 17th century Newcastle House and former Assembly Rooms. Following a fire in 1963, the main building was demolished, but the façade was carefully removed and re-erected at the National Tramway Village at Crich.
The Assembly Rooms has 2 auditoria - The Great Hall and The Darwin Suite and can be adapted to accommodate a wide range of seated events.
The Great Hall is the larger of the two and has a maximum seated capacity of approx 1200 in a concert format. The ground floor seats approx 600 including a fixed retractable tiered section to the rear seating 200. The balcony area upstairs has fixed seating for a further 600, but is not accessible by lift.
For rock concerts the lower floor can accommodate 1400 with no seating, with a further 600 seated upstairs.This room can be adapted for conferences/exhibitions and dinner dances.
The Darwin Suite has no fixed seating, but has a maximum seated capacity of 300 with a small stage. For events requiring a larger stage the capacity can be reduced to suit.