Live Nation has ended its 14-year agreement with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., to manage the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, sparking concern about the future of the outdoor music venue.

Live Nation was scheduled to manage its last show at the 23-year-old amphitheater outside Kansas City on Friday night. This summer, the concert promoter announced it was ending its agreement with the Unified Government, which owns the venue.

Word of Live Nation’s decision to end its lease and remove its equipment has prompted speculation that Friday night’s show — featuring REO Speedwagon, Kansas and .38 Special –would be the venue’s final large-scale concert. . .

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