NEDERLANDER CONCERTS EXTENDS MULTI-YEAR, EXCLUSIVE BOOKING AGREEMENT AT VINA ROBLES AMPHITHEATRE
Published on 30th January 2018
Nederlander Concerts and Vina Robles Amphitheatre extend their multi-year booking agreement. Nederlander Concerts will remain the exclusive booking agent, producer, and promoter for the annual concert series at the coveted 3,300-capacity Paso Robles venue.
“Vina Robles Amphitheatre is incredible, and many artists look to play a first-class venue of this size,” said Alex Hodges, CEO of Nederlander Concerts. “We have truly enjoyed our partnership with the team at Vina Robles Amphitheatre. The venue is great for tour routing and fits perfectly with Nederlander’s focus on mid-sized venues. It is a beautiful venue, which has changed the music landscape along the Central Coast.”
The 2018 season is tracking to exceed previous seasons with several shows already announced, including comedian George Lopez (May 12), Ian Anderson Presents, Jethro Tull - 50th Anniversary Tour (June 3), Yanni (June 5) and comic legend Jay Leno (June 15). Also, Trevor Noah, host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, returns to the venue (July 13) and the #1 kids’ music brand KIDZ BOP Live 2018 Tour (July 17), with more shows to be announced soon.
“Nederlander Concerts has been a valued partner with Vina Robles Amphitheatre since 2014, and we are excited to continue our relationship and to bring the best in live entertainment to the region,” said Paul Leatherman, Vina Robles Amphitheatre General Manager. “With Nederlander’s industry expertise, the venue has hosted multiple award-winning artists and has twice been nominated for Best Small Outdoor Venue in the country by Pollstar magazine, ranking among the top 100 venues worldwide for its size.”
Nestled on an oak-dotted hillside in the heart of wine country, Vina Robles Amphitheatre is an intimate, premier venue, with a season that typically runs April to November. Opened in 2013, Vina Robles Amphitheatre has hosted over 230,000 fans and produced over 115 shows, celebrating the 100th show in 2017 with Rodrigo y Gabriela. The venue boasts multiple sell-out performances from legendary artists such as Dolly Parton, Jackson Browne, Lee Brice, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, REO Speedwagon / STYX with Don Felder, among others. Additional highlights have included performances by Amy Schumer, Slayer, with Lamb of God and Behemoth, Kevin Hart, Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie and Pepe Aguilar.