The Pavilion at Bethel Woods,
Bethel Woods (Upstate), New York
In 2016 Alpha & Omega added The Pavilion amphitheater at Bethel Woods in upstate New York to its music clientele. Troopers provided security to fans of Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Florida Georgia Line, and Lynyrd Skynyard this past year.
The Pavilion amphitheater at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts opened to the public on July 4, 2006, with a performance by the New York Philharmonic. Since then, Bethel Woods has presented a wide variety of musical genres and performers including Bob Dylan, Elton John, Phish, The Eagles, Zac Brown Band, James Taylor, and Jimmy Buffett among countless others.
Bethel Woods Pavilion is situated on a 37-acre field that is part of the 600-acre site of the original Woodstock festival that attracted almost half a million fans in August of 1969. Woodstock is a pivotal event in the history of music festivals, providing a blueprint for the many festivals now a regular part of the year-round music offerings across the country and internationally.
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion,
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas
Surrounded by a lush forest, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater that provides the Greater Houston region with an array of performing arts and contemporary entertainment in a setting of unparalleled beauty. It has repeatedly been named by Pollstar as the top amphitheater in the nation in terms of ticket sales.
Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland
Located in the Baltimore/Washington corridor off Route 29 in Columbia, Maryland, Merriweather is nestled within the 40 beautiful preserved acres which have helped to make Merriweather an annual stop for many artists. Merriweather was designed by the world-renowned architect Frank Gehry.
Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View, California
The Pollstar Concert Industry Awards named Shoreline Amphitheatre the Best Large Outdoor Amphitheatre in the United States. The Wall Street Journal called it “The Cadillac of Amphitheatres.” The San Francisco Chronicle said it is “the biggest and most beautiful tent in the world.” And, the world’s most popular and talented entertainers call Shoreline Amphitheatre their Bay Area home. Nestled in the foothills of Mount Diablo, the Chronicle Pavilion at Concord is an entertainment showplace that has been enjoyed by millions of people since first opening its doors in 1975.
HiFi Buys (now Aaron’s) Amphitheatre, Atlanta, Georgia
Aaron’s Amphitheatre has been the premier concert venue in the Southeast since its debut season in 1989. Built specifically for popular music, the amphitheatre offers a state-of-the-art musical experience for both patrons and performers. Superior sound reproduction, advanced lighting capabilities and clear, unrestricted sight lines make Aaron’s Amphitheatre the favorite summer concert site for the avid music fan. The facility and a dose of Southern hospitality have inspired some truly historic performances by the world’s most incredible live musicians including Steve Miller Band, Tim McGraw, Sting, Dave Matthews Band and Jimmy Buffet.
Chronicle (now Concord) Pavilion, Concord, California
Concord Pavillion is the top East Bay concert venue for big-name bands. It attracts top-flight touring acts which often stop by the other Bill Graham Presents operation, Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View.
Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Maryville, California
Sleep Train Amphitheatre, located 30 miles north of Sacramento, is a $25 million state-of-the-art concert facility serving all of Northern California. The open-air music center has 8,000 reserved seats and room for another 10,500 on the Festival Lawn. The amphitheatre features top-name entertainers and excellent sound, sightlines and video screens in concerts all summer.
White River Amphitheater, Auburn, WashingtonWhite River Amphitheater, home to 2004 Farm Aid, is situated on Muckleshoot Indian Reservation about 35 miles from Seattle and 15 miles from Tacoma. The sold-out Farm Aid concert was hosted by Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellancamp and Dave Matthews.
The Gorge, George, Washington
The 20,000 seat Gorge amphitheatre is host to some 25 concerts every year. Over the years, it has staged performances by some of the biggest names in show business including: Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffett, Britney Spears, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, KISS, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chicago, Joni Mitchell, Dave Matthews, Phish, Metallica, Rod Stewart, Van Halen, James Taylor, Paul Simon, BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Shania Twain, John Mellencamp, Ozzfest, Motley Crue, Santana and many, many more.
Alpine Valley Music Theater, East Troy, Wisconsin
Alpine Valley Music Theatre is located about 40 minutes southwest of Milwaukee. Alpine Valley is one of the largest outdoor amphitheatres in the country with a capacity of 35,000 patrons. Celebrating over 25 years of music history, Alpine Valley typically hosts between ten and fifteen concerts each summer season. Some of the acts hosted include: Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Aerosmith, KISS, Bon Jovi, Run DMC, Creed, 3 Doors Down, and Phish.
Alltel (now Walnut Creek) Pavilion, Raleigh, North Carolina
Walnut Creek Pavilion is Raleigh’s World-Class Outdoor Music Center. Built in 1991, the outdoor concert facility is the heart of nightlife for the Triangle and eastern North Carolina. Walnut Creek Pavilion stands out as one of the most beautiful, technologically advanced, and successful amphitheatres in the world. It features the most modern state-of-the-art acoustics and video of any facility of its kind. The amphitheatre can accommodate 20,000 fans and is a completely open-air music center.
Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana
At one of the most unique event sites in Indiana, headliners from funk to folk bring music lovers to Verizon Wireless Music Center (formerly Deer Creek Amphitheater). The 220-acre complex has featured Toby Keith, No Doubt, Phish, Hank Williams Jr., Evanescence and scores of other top fan favorites. A 6,000-seat pavilion and lawn seating for 18,000 make it the premier outdoor amphitheater in Indiana.