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Red Rocks to reopen with 2,500 capacity

The venue will celebrate its 80th anniversary this summer

Red Rocks is set to open its doors to thousands of music fans in the coming months. 

The iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, which hosted 9,000-strong crowds for the likes of Above & Beyond, Alison Wonderland and Flume before the coronavirus pandemic, is set to open its doors at a reduced capacity for a program of summer concerts.

Announcing the news via Twitter, the Red Rocks team confirmed that the venue had recieved Colorado State approval to reopen with a crowd capacity of 2,500, and that line-up announcements would be coming "soon".

"We’re so excited about the imminent return of live music to #RedRocksCO," the team said, "and look forward to welcoming you back for a fantastic 80th anniversary summer." 

Elsewhere in the U.S., New York City governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the city would begin to reopen venues with a number of precautions in place, including crowd numbers limited to 10%. Earlier this week, It was also revealed that a digital vaccine passport app had been made available to New Yorkers in a bid to speed-up the reopening process for business and venues in the state. 

 

(Photo via Red Rocks Facebook)

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