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amphitheatre

(US), amphitheater
1. a building, usually circular or oval, in which tiers of seats rise from a central open arena, as in those of ancient Rome
2. any level circular area of ground surrounded by higher ground
3. 
a. the first tier of seats in the gallery of a theatre
b. any similarly designated seating area in a theatre
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But we feel really great about the level of affection everyone still has for amphitheatres.
Top artists appearing at CCMG amphitheatres this summer include: Coldplay, Dave Matthews Band, Avril Lavigne, Snoop Dogg, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Hilary Duff, Duran Duran, Motley Crue, 3 Doors Down, Brooks & Dunn, James Taylor, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Allman Brothers Band, Santana, Brian Wilson, Toby Keith, Ozzfest, The Anger Management Tour (Eminem, 50 Cent, Obie Trice, etc.
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which has the exclusive programming rights at the Universal Amphitheatre, today announced that the companies have reached an agreement to enhance operational, marketing and promotional activities for these venues.
Nederlander Concerts will continue to operate the Greek, and House of Blues Concerts will continue to have the exclusive programming rights at the Universal Amphitheatre.
If the Nederlander Concerts' proposal is selected by the city, the alliance provides for cooperative marketing, operational and promotional activities for the Greek Theatre and Universal Amphitheatre.
Year after year, the Greek Theatre and the Universal Amphitheatre host over 130 top-flight events for the Los Angeles community," said Adam Friedman, executive vice president for House of Blues Concerts.
During Nederlander's 25 years at the Greek Theatre, it has become a world-renowned, award-winning amphitheatre hosting over 1,300 events ranging from pop to classical music and reggae to rock, making it one of the cultural icons of the city of Los Angeles.
Last year, the Greek won the prestigious Pollstar Award voted for the Best Small Outdoor Amphitheatre in the country.
Tweeter also holds the naming rights to the SFX-owned Tweeter Center in Boston as well as the HiFi Buys Amphitheatre, named after the company's chain in Atlanta.