BIRMINGHAM, UK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Academy Music Group has acquired another venue in Birmingham after they announced an agreement with Portmanor Projects to acquire the Dome.
According to MusicWeek, AMG will undertake an $8 million dollar refurb of the 45,000 square-foot nightclub, which was purpose-built during the 1970s but has lain dormant for many years.
"The site of the former Dome nightclub ticks all our boxes, it’s a landmark building in a city centre location, it’s the right size and space to develop our strategy of a multi-room format and we can really push the boundaries to create Birmingham’s very best concert venue," AMG chief executive officer John Northcote told MusicWeek.
The addition of The Dome will give AMG two venues in the city of Birmingham as they already operate the 3,000 cap. Birmingham Academy.
AMG has some muscular investors behind it, including Live Nation, SJM Concerts and Denis Desmond's MCD Productions. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers