World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Article Id: WHEBN0017791596
Reproduction Date:

Title: Blue Hills Bank Pavilion  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Music venues in Boston, Massachusetts, Live Nation, Bottom Lounge, Palais Nikaia, Southampton Guildhall
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Former names Harbor Lights Pavilion
FleetBoston Pavilion
Bank of America Pavilion
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates
Owner Live Nation
Type Outdoor amphitheatre
Seating type reserved
Capacity 5,000
Opened 1994

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion is a Live Nation-owned outdoor amphitheater located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The seating capacity is approximately 5,000.

Name Changes

The amphitheater has gone though many name changes over the years, namely due to the name changes and merging of its sponsoring bank.

  • Harbor Lights Pavilion or simply Harbor Lights was the original name. It was located at the site of the current US District Courthouse at Fan Pier. It was moved a few hundred yards down the street when the courthouse was built.
  • Bank of Boston Pavilion. The venue became associated with this bank. In the years that followed, this bank would merge and rename with other banks, and the name of the venue changed accordingly.
  • BankBoston Pavilion. When Bank of Boston and Baybank merged in 1996 to form BankBoston, the pavilion likewise changed its name to the BankBoston Pavilion.
  • FleetBoston Pavilion. In 1999, Live Nation purchased the venue and sold the naming rights to FleetBoston Financial, renaming the venue FleetBoston Pavilion.
  • Fleet Pavilion. In 2000, FleetBoston acquired New Jersey-based Summit Bancorp and sold many of its New England branches to Sovereign Bank, the remaining known as "Fleet".
  • Bank of America Pavilion. In 2004 FleetBoston merged with Bank of America and the pavilion was then renamed to Bank of America Pavilion.
  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. Beginning January 1, 2014, Blue Hills Bank won the naming rights for the venue for a period of just under 10 years. At some point it was moved further down to 290 Northern Ave, its current location.

Recordings

On August 21, 2007, progressive metal band Dream Theater recorded three songs for their live album and DVD Chaos in Motion 2007–2008.

On September 7, 1997, Widespread Panic recorded a version of their song "Pickin' Up the Pieces" with special guest Branford Marsalis for the live album Light Fuse, Get Away.

See also

External links

  • Bank of America Pavilion website


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.