A handful of entertainment brands dominate the music festival business, but throughout the U.S. small municipalities and the local chamber of commerce stage annual events that attract thousands of attendees, impacting the local economy and driving an additional source of revenue for city services from the police to fire departments. Continue Reading A Home-Grown Festival AffairRead More
Category: Amphitheaters & Festivals
Ziggy’s, a former Winston-Salem band-breaking institution, is breaking new ground with an artist collective and festival-style concert venue in High Point, North Carolina. Continue Reading Ziggy’s breaks ground with fest-style clubRead More
The Orion Amphitheater in Huntsville had a successful grand opening weekend May 13-15 with The First Waltz and a homegrown lineup of Alabama music makers. Continue Reading Orion Opens With Star-Studded ‘First Waltz’Read More
Long a destination as a nonprofit home to the arts on the Niagara River gorge in Lewiston, New York, the Artpark Amphitheater and connected Artpark Mainstage Theater have picked up steam in recent years and are on the brink of their busiest commercial-event season yet.
Toronto amphitheater Budweiser Stage, set against Lake Ontario with sailboats and powerboats in the attached marina and the iconic city skyline in view, will kick off its first full summer season since the pandemic on May 15 with a historic broadcast of the Juno Awards, Canada’s equivalent of the Grammys. Continue Reading Bud Stage To Reopen With Juno AwardsRead More
Ben Lovett’s tvg, which is developing the 8,000-seat Orion Amphitheater in Huntsville, Alabama, has raised $50 million from 67 investors, it was announced today. Continue Reading Ben Lovett’s tvg raises $50 millionRead More
Los Angeles has been called the entertainment capital of the world tied to the television and film industries but, given the market’s plethora of stadiums, arenas and amphitheaters, theaters, performing arts centers and clubs, it’s no stretch to call LA the live entertainment capital as well.
Detroit holds a strong reputation for embracing live music, which extends to the venue side with the market’s biggest amphitheater historically ranking among North America’s top attended outdoor facilities. Continue Reading Pining for history: Pine Knob brand returns in DetroitRead More
If 2020 was the year the venues industry took a coronavirus haymaker before lifting itself off the canvas, 2021 was the year the business began counterpunching and delivering solid blows of its own.