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The Austin360 Amphitheater, designed by Miró Rivera, has been ranked among the top amphitheaters in the world, according to new data from Pollstar. The trade publication is dedicated to exclusive coverage of live events around the world, covering the live entertainment industry for more than 35 years.
Carved into the topography of the site in order to enhance acoustics and views of performers, the Austin360 Amphitheater is the largest outdoor stage in Central Texas, with 6,671 fixed seats and a total capacity of over 14,000 people. The dramatic backdrop of the 251 foot tall Observation Tower serves as a memorable setting, galvanizing the city of Austin’s reputation as the “Live Music Capital of the World.”
Since its inauguration in 2012, the Austin360 Amphitheater has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Dave Matthews Band, The Avett Brothers, Dave Chapelle, Maroon 5, Pitbull, Tim McGraw, Kanye West, Lionel Richie, and Willie Nelson.