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Red Hat Amphitheater sees record attendance

Posted October 29, 2013

Imagine Dragons performs at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC May 8, 2013.

— The Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh had more than 100,000 visitors this season, venue representatives said Tuesday. 

A total of 109,098 ticket-holders visited the outdoor venue from May 2 through Oct. 5. They attend 29 shows, including fun., Imagine Dragons and the IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival. The attendance is the highest in the venue's three-year history. 

“We set out to put on a diverse series of shows and offer something for everyone,” Red Hat Amphitheater spokesman Taylor Traversari said in a press release. “Thanks to our City team and our friends at Live Nation, we hit both those milestones and created a rockin’ experience for our community.”

The amphitheater holds nearly 6,000 people. The City of Raleigh partners with concert promoter Live Nation to book many national acts there.


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