Nederlander Extends Vina Robles Booking Agreement

Nederlander Concerts and Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, Calif., have extended their multi-year booking agreement, keeping Nederlander as exclusive booking agent, producer and promoter for the 3,300-capacity venue’s annual concert series.

Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Shannon MCMillen
– Vina Robles Amphitheatre
in Paso Robles, Calif.

 “At Vina Robles we’re way ahead of last year at this time,” Nederlander Concerts CEO Alex Hodges told Pollstar. “We’ll do our 30 shows again this summer. It’s such a great venue that’s redefined the Central Coast. 
“The venue is great for tour routing and fits perfectly with Nederlander’s focus on mid-sized venues,” Hodges added.
Shows announced for the 2018 season include George Lopez, Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull, Jay Leno, Trevor Noah, and Kidz Bop Live 2018, with more to be added. Nestled on an oak-dotted hillside in the heart of wine country, Vina Robles Amphitheatre’s concert season that typically runs April to November. The venue is nominated for the Best Small Outdoor Venue at the Pollstar Awards this year, taking place in Los Angeles Feb. 8.
“Nederlander Concerts has been a valued partner with Vina Robles Amphitheatre since 2014, and we are excited to continue our relationship and to bring the best in live entertainment to the region,” said Paul Leatherman, Vina Robles Amphitheatre General Manager. Recent shows reported to Pollstar at the venue include include Ron White (2,223 tickets, $117,623 gross), The Shins (2,140, $72,474), and Chicago, which sold out 2,996 tickets and grossed $190,420. 
Other venues exclusively operated or programmed by Nederlander include the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, City National Grove of Anaheim, City National Civic in San Jose, and Papa Murphy’s Park At Cal Expo in Sacramento.