June 21, 1997 |
Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, the popular outdoor concert site threatened with destruction in a recent dispute, is being sold to a financier who helped propel the Hard Rock Cafe chain to international fame. In an agreement disclosed Friday, Thomas "Jock" Weaver III's Nashville Country Club Inc. will buy 51% of the theater from a group headed by Robert E. Geddes, the theater's managing partner. Weaver also is buying control of Geddes' Avalon West Coast, a leading concert producer and promoter.
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September 7, 1993 |
A Harbor City man was stabbed in the neck, chest and stomach Sunday night during a heavy-metal concert at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, raising new concern about security measures at the popular venue, police and city officials said Monday. Phillip Delarosa, 23, was listed in guarded condition at a local hospital after the 11 p.m. attack during a concert by the group Anthrax, said Irvine Police Sgt. Tom Hume.
April 26, 1986
The Violent Femmes' concert Sunday at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre has been canceled due to scheduling difficulties, according to an amphitheater spokesman. There are no plans to reschedule the show. Refunds are available at point of purchase.
June 2, 1989
Ratt's previously announced concert July 1 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre has been canceled. Tickets had not gone on sale yet. No explanation for the heavy-metal band's cancellation was given, according to an Irvine Meadows official.
June 29, 1996
Tickets go on sale today for Lollapalooza. The show is Aug. 3 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. . . . Michael Bolton plays Sept. 23-24 at the Greek Theatre and Sept. 28 at the Pond of Anaheim. Tickets for all three shows go on sale Sunday.
April 28, 1990
No word yet on when tickets will go on sale, but fans of this year's Grammy golden girl, Bonnie Raitt, should mark down Sept. 30, when she'll play at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. The opening act will be those quirky, unclassifiable pop 'n' roots masters, NRBQ.