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Are You Ready For Some Concerts? Veteran music promoter C3 Presents is teaming with Caesars Entertainment to program concerts at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is about to get a lot more rocking. This because Caesars Entertainment and C3 Presents have partnered with Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village to program and book concerts at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, site of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The world-class venue, which has hosted top-tier live music acts such as Maroon 5, Toby Keith, Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, and Pitbull, is targeted to host a series of concerts in 2019.
Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village is a nearly $900 million mixed-use development project whose partnership with Caesars Entertainment and the Austin-based C3 Presents, which Live Nation in 2014 acquired a controlling stake in, is designed to attract world-class events and entertainment
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium boasts a capacity of 23,000 and will also be home to numerous high school, college and NFL sporting events. It’s the largest venue in the Akron/Canton metropolitan area and the largest venue in Northeast Ohio outside of the Cleveland/Columbus metro areas. Host of the annual Hall of Fame Game, Enshrinement Ceremony, and Concert for Legends, the amphitheater-style seating features a permanent stage at the 50-yard line for maximum floor and fixed seating opportunities.
Caesars President of Entertainment Jason Gastwirth commented, “Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium is a dynamic concert venue in a distinctive location that will attract fans from around the country. We are excited to partner with Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village and C3 Presents in launching a new and dynamic scene for live music set against the backdrop of this global destination.”
Added C3 promoter Andrew Blank, “The Pro Football Hall of Fame has brought football’s legends and fans together for decades and we are thrilled to help continue this tradition by bringing iconic bands and musicians to Canton.”
Among the venues booked by C3 Presents and C3 Casinos are Caesars Entertainment Casinos (outside of Vegas), Mystic Lake Casino, Live! Casino, Showcenter (Monterrey, Mexico), Austin 360 Amphitheater, Scoot Inn, Emo’s, Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, and Stubb’s Indoor.