FARMINGVILLE, NY (CelebrityAccess) — Live Nation announced plans for a long-term deal with Long Island Events, LLC, that will see the company cast as the exclusive promoter of The Amphitheater at Bald Hill in Farmingville, Long Island, formerly Pennysaver Amphitheater.
As a part of the agreement, Live Nation will oversee ticketing, marketing, strategic planning and, of course, programming at the 7,000 person venue, starting with its upcoming 2018 season.
“Live Nation and their New York team have been longtime associates of ours and we look forward to our future plans together to make The Amphitheater at Bald Hill an even better and more exciting concert and events center for all Long Island residents and visitors”, says John Caracciolo, CEO of Long Island Events.
Live Nation will also help to reorganize operations at the venue to help increase “efficiencies” the company said. As well, Live Nation and Long Island Events stated that they plan to invest in a round of upgrades at the venue, including improved concession point of sale, parking lot upgrades and new backstage amenities for performers.
Also included in the planned upgrades is a new Wi-Fi system that will be available to customers, as well as new season tickets and other premium guest programs available at other Live Nation venues around the U.S.
The 2018 lineup at the shed includes performances by Cole Swindell, 3 Doors Down, Brett Eldredge, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Dustin Lynch, Jeff Dunham with additional shows expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
“We couldn’t be more excited to join our partners at Long Island Events to bring a wide variety of shows to the amphitheater to compliment the great work John and his team at My Country 96.1 have been doing for years” said Alan Ostfield, President of Live Nation North Atlantic. “By joining forces, we look forward to bringing Long Islanders even more of the music they love.”
The full initial concert lineup for the 2018 season
June 21 – Guys with Guitars Featuring Montgomery Gentry, Travis Denning & more (on sale now)
July 3 – The Fest featuring Dustin Lynch with Russell Dickerson and Brown & Gray (on sale now)
July 6 – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (on sale 4/20)
July 15 – Freestyle Feast, Party 105 Anniversary Show with TKA, Judy Torres & more (on sale now)
July 26 – Generation X featuring Buckcherry with POD, LIT and Alien Ant Farm (on sale 4/20)
August 14 – 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul (on sale now)
August 16 – An Evening With The Beach Boys (on sale 4/27)
August 19 – Larry The Cable Guy (on sale 4/27)
August 23 – Brett Eldredge with Morgan Evans (on sale 4/27)
August 25 – 40th Anniversary of Dance Fever (on sale 4/27)
September 1 – Billy Currington with Locash and Trent Harmon (on sale 4/20)
September 9 – Jeff Dunham (on sale 4/27)
September 23 – Cole Swindell (on sale 5/4)