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Indoor soccer team coming to Pelham as potential loss of Oak Mountain Amphitheatre looms

Entertainment management company Live Nation might be leaving Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre for a new venue in downtown Birmingham, but it’s gaining a professional indoor soccer team. 

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Birmingham Amphitheater moves forward, potentially slated for 2025 opening

Birmingham’s new Caraway Amphitheater may be one step closer to beginning construction, according to reports.

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Pelham Mayor Waters remains tight-lipped on potential Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move — Calls it a 'business decision,' Says city has a plan if move proceeds

On Tuesday, 1819 News approached Pelham Mayor Gary Waters at a Pelham City Council meeting to ask about the city's plans if Live Nation chooses to move forward with a deal that would result in them managing a new amphitheater in North Birmingham instead of Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. 

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City of Pelham to widen road outside of Oak Mountain Amphitheatre for new entertainment district; Offers no further comment on pending Live Nation move

The Pelham City Council elected to approve a road widening project for Amphitheater Road, which leads to the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, even as the plan for Live Nation to manage a new amphitheater in North Birmingham instead seems to be coming to fruition.

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Jefferson County forks up $5 million for Carraway Amphitheater, said to replace Pelham’s Oak Mountain Ampitheatre

The Jefferson County Commission elected to shell out $5 million toward the Caraway Amphitheater project in North Birmingham, which could replace the Oak Mountain Ampitheatre in Pelham.

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Top 10 concerts coming to Alabama this spring

Now that the groundhogs have emerged from their burrows, some predicting six more weeks of winter and others predicting an early spring, it’s time to start planning for this year’s spring entertainment season.

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Birmingham City Council spends surplus on city employee raise, ‘family fun park’ in Five Points West, Caraway Amphitheater and more

The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved several measures on Tuesday morning to spend what Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said is a budget surplus of over $80 million.

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Fun in Alabama: 5 Best Entertainment Stories of 2022

There are many things that put the "sweet" in "Sweet Home Alabama," but among them are the good times we enjoy with our friends and family in the state. Often overlooked by surrounding metro areas and cultural regions known for their unique music, food and entertainment industries like New Orleans, Nashville and Atlanta, it's easy for us to underappreciate the talent we have right here in Alabama.

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Birmingham City Council puts forth almost $4 million for Carraway Hospital demolition, amends agreement with real estate company to fund development

The Birmingham City Council approved nearly $4 million to continue the demolition of the former Carraway Hospital and signed a new agreement to spend millions developing the property.

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Why are Shelby County officials mostly silent about the proposed Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move?

Over a month after news broke of a potential deal that would move Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre to North Birmingham, most Shelby County officials remain silent.

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Taxpayers on hook for Oak Mountain Amphitheatre proposed move — A list of funding, who supports it

North Birmingham is getting the ball rolling on its new amphitheater project that many believe will replace the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham.

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Tourism Department, BJCC agree to help fund Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move

Both the Alabama Tourism Department (ATD) and the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) have agreed to help bring Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheater to North Birmingham. 

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State Sen. Jabo Waggoner support for Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move from Pelham to Birmingham poses possible conflict of interest

State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) is placing his support toward moving Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre out of Shelby County and into Jefferson County.

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Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau moves forward with Oak Mountain Amphitheater relocation

The Oak Mountain Amphitheater is one step closer to moving to Birmingham.

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'Like being married for 25 years, and you find out on TV that your wife wants a divorce': Pelham Mayor Gary Waters talks potential Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move

Pelham Mayor Gary W. Waters spoke to 1819 News on Thursday about the proposal brought before the Jefferson County Commission to replace Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre with a new facility in Birmingham.

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Oak Mountain Amphitheatre may leave Shelby County; Asks millions from Jefferson County, Birmingham

For the last three-and-a-half decades, Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre has been a staple of North Shelby County and holds the distinction of being the biggest outdoor music venue in Alabama. But it might be moving to Birmingham, according to a proposed project that could cost up to $50 million.