(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Many venues are not utilized the year around, and some make good alternative spaces for concert. In Florida, horse tracks are such a venue. Following in the trail blazed by Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL, Hollywood Greyhound Track in Hollywood, FL has set up a series of four Saturday night concerts in September and October. The talent includes Joe Diffie and Mark Chesnutt; Micky Dolenz; the Charlie Daniels Band and salsa group El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. The advance ticket prices are $30-$15 with a capacity of 7,000 anticipated.
''We're trying to get a different crowd to the track,'' said Brian Clark, who works with gaming operations at Hollywood, reported the Miami Herald. "It brings somebody in to look at the facility. No matter what business you're in, you try to get new people.'' –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner