Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis History
There's always something spectacular going on at the Verizon Wireless
Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, Missouri, and this year is no exception. The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis first
opened in the early 1990s as the Riverport Ampitheater. Since then, the magnificent amphitheater has drawn thousands of fans
each year to the St. Louis area with their stellar live shows and exciting events. Although the venue has undergone three
name changes in the past two decades, it still serves as the best outdoor music venue to see a live show in St. Louis. Though
we all know that St. Louis has plenty of great forms of entertaining going down, it doesn't get any better than this if you're
looking for an exciting concert event.
Over the years, this is a venue that has drawn in some of the very best musicians
on the scene, and that list only grows steadily every single year. There is nothing quite like being there when a great band
hits the stage for an amazing set, and you'll be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else when one of your favorite musicians
is taking the whole experience to the next level. No matter how many options around St. Louis there are for entertainment,
it doesn't get any better than this.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Events
The amphitheater is scheduled
to host the biggest names in country music like Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean and more coming to the stage, though
it's not only about the country. Rock legends like Styx, Foreigner, James Taylor, Motley Crue, Journey and the Steve Miller
Band will also be hitting up the stage as well, making this the type of venue that has a little something for music lovers
of all kinds. Thousands of fans also descend upon this phenomenal outdoor venue each year to take in a variety of events like
Crue Fest, Farm Aid, H.O.R.D.E. Festival, Lollapalooza and more. With a mix of lawn and regular seating, this is the type
of venue that has the perfect backdrop for an exciting show.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Trivia
you know that the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater opened with a concert featuring Steve Winwood?
Rock legend Winwood was
a major musician on the rock scene by the time that he hit the stage to open the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in 1991, helping
to make the venue instantly one of the top places around St. Louis to see a big concert.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
St. Louis Experience
The Verizon Wireless Ampitheater is equipped with 7,000 seats as well as an additional 13,000
lawn seats, making it a 20,000 person capacity venue that is perfect to provide the atmosphere for a big concert event. The
amphitheater is operated by Live Nation – a concert company whose mission is to bring the hottest talent to the St.
Louis area. The events center has served as the site for many exhilarating events and performances, and it has also been known
to host some of the very best concert festivals in the country, making it the place to be if you're looking for live music
in the Show Me State.