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The 9,000-cap. amphitheatre will continue to be led by president RJ Harding and wife Bridget, who are "extremely excited" to join "the Live Nation family"
By IQ on 20 Dec 2017
Live Nation has acquired an interest in New England summer concert venue Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion.
The 9,000-seat amphitheatre, formerly known as Meadowbrook, is located on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, New Hampshire. Artists who visited the venue in 2017 include Bryan Adams, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, John Mellencamp, Third Eye Blind and Florida Georgia Line.
As part of the acquisition, the multi-award-winning venue – named best music venue by the Academy of Country Music and venue of the year by the Country Music Association – will integrate its primary ticketing with Ticketmaster. Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion’s executive team, led by president Robert ‘RJ’ Harding and his wife, Bridget, will continue to oversee the venue’s day-to-day operations.
“We look forward to helping grow an already outstanding business”
“We are thrilled to add the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion to our venue portfolio, and to welcome RJ, Bridget and their team to the Live Nation family,” says Don Law, president of Live Nation New England.
“The Pavilion is a very unique and special venue, and we look forward to helping grow an already outstanding business to bring the people of New England a world-class entertainment line-up for many years to come.”
Adds Harding: “Our focus over the past 22 years has been cultivating a unique concert experience here at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, and we are extremely excited to advance that objective with a global partner like Live Nation.”
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