Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh History

The Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, North Carolina has been the place to go in the area for big time concerts since it first opened its doors on the Fourth of July in 1991. People in the Raleigh-Durham area know that there is no other place like the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre to catch a world famous musical act and enjoying a beautiful night out in Raleigh while watching a favorite artist hit the stage is an experience like no other. For nearly a quarter of a century Walnut Creek Amphitheatre has hosted some of the best concerts in North Carolina and StubHub is the place to get tickets for all of them.


Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh Events

It is common knowledge throughout North Carolina that Walnut Creek Amphitheatre is one of the finest music venues in the state. Big name acts like Lionel Richie, Goo Goo Dolls, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Dave Matthews Band, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, James Taylor, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, and more have all hit the stage at the popular venue which brings in world class acts from all genres of music. Music festivals are also a big draw at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and festivals like the Mayhem Festival, the H.O.R.D.E. Festival, the MTV Total Request Live Tour, Ozzfest, the Vans Warped Tour, and more have all stopped at the venue.


Raleigh, North Carolina

As the capital city of North Carolina, Raleigh is one of the busiest metropolitan areas in the state and there is always plenty going on and plenty to see. Raleigh has earned the nick name City of Oaks, and the second you enter the city and start driving down the gorgeous tree-lined roads you will see exactly why. There are ample performing arts companies in the city including the North Carolina Symphony, Theatre in the Park, the Opera Company of North Carolina, Burning Coal Theatre Company, Broadway Series South, the North Carolina Theatre, and the Carolina Ballet, providing for a vibrant cultural scene in the city. In addition to the professional hockey team, the Carolina Hurricanes, located in Raleigh, you can always catch some premiere student athletes locked in competition whether they are playing for North Carolina State, Meredith College, William Peace University, or any of the other local colleges.


Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh Seating Layout

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre is located on a 77 acre complex and is able to allow 20,500 guests for its biggest concerts. There are 6,847 covered seats while the rest are general admission lawn seats. If you would like to be up close to the stage reserve some of the covered seats while if you would like to sprawl out on the grass and mingle with friends lawn seats might be for you. Whatever seats you get you are sure to have an unforgettable time at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre.


Trivia

The first event held at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre was a Fourth of July concert by The Connells in 1991. Live Nation Entertainment leases the venue from the city of Raleigh and brings in many of the biggest acts in the world to perform for the people of Raleigh.

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