Coastal Credit Union Music Park

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Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
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Former names Hardee's Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (1991-98)
Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek (1999-2007)
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (2007-08, 2013-16)
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion (2008-13)
Location 3801 Rock Quarry Road
Raleigh, NC 27610-5123
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 20,601 [1]
Opened July 4, 1991
Construction cost $13.5 million
($26.7 million in 2017 dollars[2])

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek (originally named Hardee's Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and commonly known as Walnut Creek Amphitheatre)[3][4] is an outdoor amphitheatre located 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. ^ Hardee's Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Time Warner buys Walnut Creek naming rights for up to $4.5M - Triangle Business Journal". 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  4. ^ "Time Warner Puts Name on Walnut Creek Amphitheatre". 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  5. ^ "The Doobie Brothers and Chicago Announce Summer 2012 Tour". Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  6. ^ [1] Archived April 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Daniel Kreps (2009-03-31). "Bad Company Book Reunion Tour and#124; Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 

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