Developer Plans New Outdoor Concert Venue Ahead of Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre Closure

The Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre may soon be heading to the great venue graveyard, but a new outdoor concert complex could rise nearby.

Live Nation and developer FivePoint have announced that they are seeking permits to build a 12,000-seat venue adjacent to Orange County’s Great Park.

The firms plan on a summer 2017 opening date.

“Orange County has become a major concert stop for touring musical acts and Live Nation is committed to keeping the long tradition of live summer concerts alive and growing in this region,” said Bret Gallagher, president of Southern California Live Nation, in a statement.

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