ⓘ Red Hat Amphitheater

                                     

ⓘ Red Hat Amphitheater

The Red Hat Amphitheater is an amphitheatre in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is adjacent to the Raleigh Convention Center.

Raleigh amphitheater books acts in the framework of the agreement with live nation, and is owned and operated by the city of Raleigh. Currently, the amphitheater season is held from April to October. 5.990 capacity: 1.800 fixed seats, 2.700 movable seat and lawns 1.000.

Name of the institution changed several times during construction and in the first few months of operation. Plans to take the $300.000 from the local Budweiser distributor to name the venue the Bud light amphitheater fell through when the Board of Management of alcohol North Carolina refused to grant an exception to a rule that prohibits naming rights for public facilities to be sold to producers of alcohol. September 4, 2012 Red Hat struck a deal with Raleigh for naming rights to the amphitheater. The company paid the city for the transaction 1.175 million.