Live Nation Partners With Omaha Performing Arts To Exclusively Promote Steelhouse Omaha
Courtesy Live Nation Entertainment – Steelhouse Omaha
Live Nation will be the exclusive promoter for Steelhouse Omaha, a new live music venue in Nebraska scheduled to open in mid-2023, it was announced today (Jan. 27).
Omaha Performing Arts (O-pa) will be responsible for the management and staffing of Steelhouse Omaha.
“We are pleased to be entering into this partnership with Live Nation to bring their world-class expertise to our new venue,” said Joan Squires, President of O-pa. “Our relationship will also ensure that we are able to take advantage of the performing artists and entertainers they work with and bring them to fans in Omaha.” He added there will also be opportunities for community organizations to utilize Steelhouse Omaha.
“We know this is a growing live music market, and Steelhouse Omaha will be a spectacular new venue for artists to play in Nebraska,“ said Jason Wright, president of Live Nation Midwest. “There is a lot of opportunity to bring more concerts to the city, and we really value the partnership with Omaha Performing Arts.”
Steelhouse Omaha is part of the planned expansion of O-pa’s arts and entertainment campus near the Holland Performing Arts Center, which also has an outdoor facility.
It will provide flexible space to accommodate audiences of 1,500 to 3,000. The $104.1 million venue has been funded with private support and $1.1 million from the City of Omaha. When it opens in 2023, Steelhouse is expected to have a transformational impact on the regional music scene, as well as the ongoing redevelopment of the city’s urban core and riverfront.
Project partners include Kiewit Building Group, Ennead Architects of New York City, and Holland Basham Architects of Omaha.