Irvine City Council and the Great Park Board will vote on the new permanent location, the replacement of the current temporary Fivepoint Amphitheater, inside Great Park on Tuesday, September 27.
A permanent amphitheater inside the city’s Great Park
Since the 16,000-capacity Irwin Meadows Amphitheater torn down in 2016, the temporary 12,000-capacity Fivepoint Amphitheater, located just outside Great Park, has hosted a number of big-name acts including Brad Paisley, the Zack Brown Band, Kiss, Halsey hosted. Sammy Hagar and more.
City Manager Oliver Chee Designs New Amphitheater
The design, which conducted by Los Angeles-based concert promoter Live Nation, will be subject to the approval of the City of Irvine and the Great Park Board as part of a framework for facilities at Great Park. On Tuesday, September 27 during the council meeting at 3 p.m.
California President Brett Gallagher said
Brett Gallagher, president of Live Nation Southern California, said, “If they approve, we can go ahead and we’ll really roll up our sleeves and get a complete design and we’re very close to a permanent amphitheater in Irvine. ” Recent phone interview. Live Nation is encouraging the public to attend the meeting virtually or tune in to show support.
The new venue will have a capacity of approximately 14,000, and will be located north of the new Wild River Waterpark. Like
Use of bathrooms and hand washing stations
Gallagher said that since Live Nation operates about 60 amphitheaters nationwide, the company has focused on what guests love most and will apply those elements to the new venue. Unlike the current temporary space, which using portable bathrooms and hand-washing stations, Gallagher reports that ample washrooms have been included in the new design. Although a lot of parking is worked out in the plan, there a push for fans to take public transportation. There will be a walkway from Irvine Train Station that leads directly to the front of the venue and plans for shuttle and streamlined rideshare services are in place.