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Amphitheater, Covelli Centre Draw More than 20K in Two Weeks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 22-acre entertainment district encompassing the Covelli Centre and newly opened Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre has drawn more than 20,000 visitors over the past two weeks.

The two-week window featured a performance by Lionel Richie June 29 and Youngstown Comic Con July 6 and 7 at Covelli Centre, as well as shows at the amphitheater by Chicago on June 28 and Earth, Wind & Fire July 5.

“We welcome these opportunities to demonstrate our exceptional operations, production and customer service abilities to broad audiences and hope that it will encourage them to continue to look to our facilities for entertainment” said Ken Bigley, vice president of JAC Management Group, in a statement.

The attendance comes on the heels of a busy spring at the Covelli Centre, which hosted sold out concerts by Kane Brown on Feb. 23, Shinedown, Asking Alexandria and Papa Roach March 5 and Toby Mac on March 8. The venue has also hosted WWE: Road to WrestleMania and the Ohio Athletic Committee’s junior high and elementary school wrestling championships this year.

Among the upcoming events at the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre are the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Aug. 10, Muddfest Aug. 11, Steely Dan Aug. 27 and Rob Thomas Sept. 5. The Covelli Centre will host Hall & Oates Aug. 21, Ghost on Oct. 10 and Disney on Ice Dec. 26 through 29. 

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