New LN Chastain Park Lease

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Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta, Ga.

The Atlanta City Council approved Jan. 17 a new 10-year lease with Live Nation that includes a 10-year renewal option. The lease is retroactive to Jan. 1 and will include an additional $3.50 surcharge per concert ticket. That will go toward paying off $5.1 million in upgrades authorized by the council over the next 20 years, according to the Marietta Daily Journal

Live Nation will also be responsible for the expenses of the sound specifications of the amphitheatre ordinance.

The Atlanta Business Chronicle reported the upgrade project work will be done by Chastain Venture, a joint venture of the