Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (Selma, Texas)

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Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
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Address 16765 Lookout Rd, Selma, TX 78154
Type Amphitheatre
Seating type Reserved and lawn seating
Capacity 20,000
Opened 2001
Closed 2009

The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater was an open-air amphitheater, located in Selma, Texas.

Its overall capacity was 20,000, with 6,000 seated and approximately 14,000 on the lawn, and has more than 4,200 parking spaces.

The facility was purchased by River City Community Church in 2011.


The facility was opened in 2001 by Clear Channel Entertainment. That company's successor, Live Nation, put the facility on the market in 2007 and sold it to a Dallas-based real estate company, Stream Realty, in 2009. The sale included a 7-year restriction against its continuing use as a concert venue.[1]

After initially considering redevelopment, Stream Realty decided to market the property for resale. Later that year, a large local church, River City Community Church, entered into a contract to buy the facility, but had to cancel the transaction (and forfeit a deposit) after failing to find financing.[2] However, the property remained on the market, and in 2011 River City Community Church was successful in its renewed effort to buy the facility.[3] The church has commenced renovation of the facility.[4]


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