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“Remember the Titans” entertained families at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in July. (Jon Resnick/Vail Valley Foundation) Colorado’s Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater welcomes back shows, fans As Europe has served as an example of how to put on drive-in shows, socially distanced arena concerts and even the odd outdoor in-person concert during the novel coronavirus pandemic, traditional concert venues on this side of the pond are getting back into the swing of things as well. “It’s not because each area has its own political agenda. Sometimes it’s based on science,” said Tom Boyd, director of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, a regular summer concert venue in the city of Vail, Colo., a 1 ½-hour drive from Denver. “Eagle County, Colo., was one of the early hotspots, but we were also early to get out of this,” Boyd said, emphasizing that the amphitheater’s shows are in full accordance with local regulations and that […]
Between his Rebel Lounge and other venues in the region booked through his company, local promoter and venue operator Stephen Chilton and his team booked more than 600 shows last year. This year looks like it will end with 75. “I’m not very optimistic we’ll do any more this year,” he said.