– Albuquerque’s Premiere Music Venue Will Be “Isleta Amphitheater” through 2019 –

Albuquerque, NM (Aug. 26, 2014) – Live Nation and Isleta Resort & Casino today announced a five-year extension of their current agreement, continuing to give Isleta Resort & Casino the naming rights to Albuquerque’s premiere music venue through 2019.

“The Isleta Amphitheater is one of the city’s greatest attractions, bringing some of the greatest artists in music to Albuquerque. We pride ourselves in providing a great experience for our guests every day, and the quality of performances at the amphitheater only reinforces this mission. We are proud to extend this relationship, and we are looking forward to a long and mutually beneficial commitment to one another and the community at large,” said Pamela Gallegos, CEO of Isleta Resort & Casino.

“Over the last five years, Live Nation and Isleta have developed a strong and rewarding relationship, and we are delighted to extend it through 2019,” said Marc Abend, Live Nation’s SVP of Venue Sales. “Isleta’s community and entrepreneurial spirit continues to make this sponsorship alliance a great fit for both of our organizations.”      

Isleta Amphitheater, which is operated by Live Nation, first opened in June of 2000. It is a 15,000-seat amphitheater hosting an all-star lineup of shows since its inception. It is located in the master planned community of Mesa del Sol in Albuquerque. It is used mainly for concerts but is also available for other functions.

The following shows are on sale now for the 2014 season at Isleta Amphitheater:

Sept 4:             Blake Shelton with The Band Perry, Dan+Shay & Neal McCoy

Sept 19:           Jason Aldean with Florida Georgia Line & Tyler Farr

Sept 20:           Revolt On The Rio Grande featuring Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Seether, Buckcherry and more!

Sept. 26:          Kings Of Leon with Young the Giant and Kongos

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About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit

About Isleta Resort & Casino

More than a world-class travel destination, Isleta Resort & Casino is a lush oasis, high in the desert, above the crowd and beyond compare. Featuring a six-story tower and a total of 201 guest rooms; approximately 100,000 square foot casino; a relaxing indoor/outdoor pool; 30,000 square feet of convention space; a 2,500-seat multi-purpose theater for concerts and sporting events; several restaurants; Center Bar; cocktail lounge and live entertainment. Steeped with native tradition and elegance, come feel the rhythm, absorb the energy and discover the essence of what a good time really is. Come Spread Your Wings.


Danielle Engel


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