Camden, New Jersey’s BB&T Pavilion is celebrating its 25th anniversary season with some new upgrades and a packed concert schedule.
The venue, located in the Camden Waterfront entertainment district and sitting on the Delaware River across from Philadelphia, is set to open its doors next month and show off its new renovations. There are now LED screens on the lawn for attendees to see the stage better, a new Black Box club has been implemented, as well as new restrooms, concession stands, and seats, according to Philly.com.
New food items include a special cheesesteak curated by The Roots’ drummer and foodie Questlove, tacos from Los Angeles’ Danny Trejo, and fried chicken from Oprah’s personal chef Art Smith. Italian food options will also be available via Top Chef’s Fabio Viviana, and Live Nation will offer their signature cocktails.
In addition to the venue’s new additions, multiple popular artists are set to perform in the coming weeks. WMMR’s annual summer concert will kick-off the concert series with acts like Shinedown, The Struts, and Evanescence, among others. Acts on the summer schedule include Luke Bryan, Dave Matthews Band, Elvis Costello and Blondie, and Dead & Company.
Rock groups Alice Cooper, Coheed and Cambria, Breaking Benjamin, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, as well as Country’s Zac Brown Band and Rascal Flats, are set to make an appearances during the series and have $20 tickets up-for-grabs as a part of Live Nation’s celebration of National Concert Week.