Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

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Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Walnut Creek
Walnut Creek Amphiteatre
Former names Hardee's Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (1991-98)
Alltel Pavillion at Walnut Creek (1999-2007)
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (2007-08, 2013-present)
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion(2008-2013)
Location 3801 Rock Quarry Road
Raleigh, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°44′58″N 78°34′35″W / 35.749490°N 78.576424°W / 35.749490; -78.576424Coordinates: 35°44′58″N 78°34′35″W / 35.749490°N 78.576424°W / 35.749490; -78.576424
Type Outdoor amphitheatre
Opened July 4, 1991
Owner City of Raleigh
Operator Live Nation Entertainment
Capacity ~20,500 (~6,847 seated, ~13,653 lawn)
Website www.livenation.com

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (originally Hardee's Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and formerly Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek and Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion)[1][2] is an outdoor amphitheatre, in Raleigh, North Carolina, that specializes in hosting large concerts.

The amphitheatre is part of a 77-acre (310,000 m2) complex, located on the west bank of Walnut Creek, southeast of Raleigh, near the I-40/US 64/I-440 (Beltline) interchange.

It was built by the City of Raleigh, with private sector participation, at a cost of $13.5 million and opened on July 4, 1991, with The Connells as the inaugural act.

Seating capacity is about 6,847, of which about half are under cover; the open lawn can accommodate another 13,653.

The venue is operated by Live Nation Entertainment, a concert promoting company, under lease from the City of Raleigh.


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  1. ^ "Time Warner buys Walnut Creek naming rights for up to $4.5M - Triangle Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  2. ^ "Time Warner Puts Name on Walnut Creek Amphitheatre". WRAL.com. 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  3. ^ "Easton Corbin -Lovin' You Is Fun -Live in Raleigh 2012". Retrieved August 25, 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Doobie Brothers and Chicago Announce Summer 2012 Tour". Ultimateclassicrock.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ Daniel Kreps (2009-03-31). "Bad Company Book Reunion Tour | Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 

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