Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Maryland Heights, Missouri)
The Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (originally Riverport Amphitheatre and formerly the UMB Bank Pavilion and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater) is an outdoor concert venue in Maryland Heights, Missouri, near St. Louis.
Venue before a concert (c.2017)
|Former names||Riverport Amphitheatre (1991-2002)|
UMB Bank Pavilion (2002-06)
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (2007-14)
|Address||14141 Riverport Dr|
Maryland Heights, MO 63043-4807
|Location||Greater St. Louis|
|Opened||June 14, 1991|
|Construction cost||$12 million|
($22.5 million in 2019 dollars)
Venue owner Live Nation announced December 17, 2014, that they had signed a multiyear agreement with Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights, which is owned and operated by Penn National Gaming, to be the amphitheater's title sponsor. The length of the agreement was not disclosed.
On July 23, 2010, Kings of Leon abruptly ended their set, after only three songs, allegedly being pelted with feces by pigeons while onstage. The band gave fans their money back and later announced a makeup show. The new date was scheduled to be on September 25, 2010. Tickets were free for those who attended their last show and were $10.00 for other fans planning on attending.
The amphitheatre has played host to many music festivals, including 60's Summer Spectacular, All That! Music and More Festival, Anger Management Tour, Crüe Fest, Crüe Fest 2, Family Values Tour, Farm Aid, H.O.R.D.E. Festival, Honda Civic Tour, Lilith Fair, Lollapalooza, Mayhem Festival, Ozzfest, Pointfest, Projekt Revolution, Uproar Festival and Vans Warped Tour.
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- Contemporary bought by SFX for $90 million
- "UMB Bank acquires naming rights to Riverport Amphitheatre", "St. Louis Business Journal", February 13, 2002.
- "Verizon buys naming rights to Riverport venue", "St. Louis Business Journal", November 15, 2006.
- "Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis, MO". Retrieved 18 July 2015.