Since its opening in November 2002 more than 2,100 concerts, shows and sports events have taken place at the Barclaycard Arena Hamburg, Northern Germany’s largest multifunctional arena.
Each year more than 1 million visitors come to see the plus 130 events. Over the past years, Hamburg’s 15,000-capacity Barclaycard Arena hosted pop hitmakers like Justin Timberlake, Post Malone, as well as a growing number of local headliners, including a sold-out, three-night run by German rock star Udo Lindenberg or a sold-out, five-night run by top seller Helene Fischer. The Global Citizen festival, as well as sport events such as ESL ONE or two semi-finals of the IHF World Men's Handball Championship 2019 were hosted at the venue in Hamburg. Since fall of 2007, the Barclaycard Arena has been part of the Anschutz Entertainment Group. Barclaycard Germany is the naming rights sponsor of the arena since July 2015.