Charlotte Y. Martin Centre
Charlotte Y. Martin Centre is an athletics center on the campus of Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Spokane, Washington, United States. Founded in 1887 by the Society of Jesus, it is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and is named after the young Jesuit saint, Aloysius Gonzaga...

 housing a 4,000 seat multi-purpose arena
An arena is an enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events. It is composed of a large open space surrounded on most or all sides by tiered seating for spectators. The key feature of an arena is that the event space is the...

 in Spokane, Washington
Spokane, Washington
Spokane is a city located in the Northwestern United States in the state of Washington. It is the largest city of Spokane County of which it is also the county seat, and the metropolitan center of the Inland Northwest region...

. It opened on December 3, 1965 as the John F. Kennedy Memorial Pavilion, with a capacity of approximately 2,000 patrons. The arena was renamed as part of Gonzaga's centennial celebrations on March 17, 1987, for which major renovations were done to the venue that doubled its size.

It is the home of the Gonzaga University Bulldogs women's volleyball
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.The complete rules are extensive...

 team, and was home to the school's men's and women's basketball
Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of a basketball hoop while following a set of rules...

 teams from its opening, with a partial hiatus in the 1979-80 season when the men's team returned to its former home of the Spokane Coliseum
Spokane Coliseum
Spokane Coliseum was an indoor arena, located in Spokane, Washington. It opened in 1954 and had a capacity of 5,400.It was host to a number of teams, including the Spokane Chiefs, of the WHL...

 for West Coast Conference
West Coast Conference
The West Coast Conference is an NCAA collegiate athletics conference consisting of nine member schools across the states of California, Oregon, Utah and Washington....

 home games only, until the McCarthey Athletic Center
McCarthey Athletic Center
McCarthey Athletic Center or "MAC" is a 6,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Spokane, Washington. The arena opened in 2004. It is home to the Gonzaga University Bulldogs basketball program, and is often called "The New Kennel". This nickname was inherited from the school's former basketball arena,...

 opened in 2004. The venue was affectionately known as 'The Kennel', a reference to the nature of the crowds who turned up to basketball games.

English rock group Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band, active in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Formed in 1968, they consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham...

played their fifth-ever American concert at the Kennedy Pavilion on December 30, 1968; the first known bootleg recording of the band originated from this performance.
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