Tag: City National Grove of Anaheim

An Arena Horns In on the Drive-Ins

LIVE! ROUNDUP On a Hot Tickets chart dominated by outdoor drive-in performances, the sole indoor arena event leads the pack with the highest gross among reported shows during July. The socially distanced engagement featuring contestants on the Spanish televised talent competition “Operación Triunfo” is No. 1 with a box office take of $246,187. Madrid’s WiZink Center hosted the event, attended by 4,690 fans with two shows each July 25 and 26. The 2020 edition of the competition marked the show’s 11th season and kicked off Jan. 12. Even though the coronavirus pandemic forced delays in scheduling and ultimately virtual participation, the season finale aired June 10. Finalists from the show, appeared at the live event in Madrid. Ranked second on Hot Tickets is the top grosser among the drive-in shows, a three-night event staged in the City National Grove of Anaheim’s parking lot. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness drew fans […]

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What’s On at the Drive-In? A Lot

PUT IT IN PARK: Switchfoot performs a concert in a parking lot just outside San Diego’s Petco Park. (Courtesy Petco Park) Movie screenings, in-person and remote live performances and graduation ceremonies have made their way into venue parking lots in many cases — and right into the venue, in the case of the Miami Dolphins’ Hard Rock Stadium. The series officially opened with a Juneteenth screening of the civil rights film “Selma” June 19. That followed a soft opening for a drive-in series of movies and classic Dolphins games (including the team’s two Super Bowl wins) inside the stadium and in its Open Air Theater on the south side of the venue, said Tom Garfinkel, Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium vice chairman and CEO. Inside the stadium, there’s room for 230 cars, with tickets priced at $39 a vehicle. Open Air Theater tickets are priced at $12-$19 apiece. There’s also […]

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California: Anaheim’s City National Grove Still Growing After 20 Years

Styx opened the concert space in 1999 and has played the venue 11 times. (Courtesy City National Grove of Anaheim) The lead guitarist from the band Styx loves the eye contact with fans when performing at smaller venues like the City National Grove of Anaheim.  “At the Grove, it is very easy to interact with the crowd, and I think the crowd really likes that,” guitarist James Young of Styx said. “It’s a great setup for the fans, and there’s not a bad seat in the house.” Styx was the headliner when the indoor concert venue opened in 1999. The band was back in January at the Grove for the 11th time for its 20th anniversary season.  Over the last 20 years, the 1,700-seat venue has had more than $45 million in gross ticket sales and catered to 2.3 million fans, according to Los Angeles-based Nederlander Concerts, which manages the […]

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