(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Charter One Bank has purchased the naming rights to the new 8,000-capacity summer concert pavilion on Chicago’s Northerly Island for $2.5 million, as part of a five-year deal. According to officials, Charter One Pavilion, built and managed by Clear Channel, will be taken down after each concert season.
"Everything you see here today will be dismantled when the season ends," Mark Campana, Clear Channel president of Midwest brands, told the Chicago Daily Southtown.”
The venue’s first concert, Earth, Wind & Fire, is scheduled for June 24; the season runs through September 2. — Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner