People in the Triangle love their outdoor concerts! As a result, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek and Red Hat Amphitheater were each named to Pollstar’s top 100 worldwide amphitheater ticket sales.
Pollstar, a concert and music industry trade publication, listed Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in the 20th spot with a 179,446 tickets sold. Red Hat Amphitheater came in at number 63 with 55,822 tickets sold.
“It's been an incredibly rewarding year for Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek and Red Hat Amphitheater with more than 250,000 guests visiting the two venues in 2019,” said Kerry Painter, director of Raleigh Convention and Performing Arts Complex. “From reggae to classic rock and today’s most popular artists, the venues are evolving with an effort to recruit chart-topping acts and shows."
The Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek venue is kicking off ticket sales for several concerts this upcoming season: Jimmy Buffet, Doobie Brothers, KISS, Maroon 5 and the Country Megaticket. Red Hat Amphitheater's 2020 lineup includes: Barenaked Ladies, Of Monsters and Men and David Gray, with more acts being added regularly.