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 Pavilion at Walnut Creek (1999-2007)
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (2007-08, 2013-present)
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion(2008-13)
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
Owner City of Raleigh
Operator Live Nation Entertainment
Type Outdoor amphitheatre
Capacity 20,500 (6,847 seated, 13,653 lawn)
Opened July 4, 1991

The 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. ^ "The Doobie Brothers and Chicago Announce Summer 2012 Tour". Ultimateclassicrock.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ Daniel Kreps (2009-03-31). "Bad Company Book Reunion Tour and#124; Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 

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