Executives behind Camden, New Jersey’s BB&T Pavilion, a popular venue within the national touring circuit for larger artists, have announced plans for numerous upgrades in celebration of the venue’s 25th anniversary in 2019.
According to local news source Philly.com, fans who attend a show at BB&T Pavilion this spring/summer will notice a plethora of upgrades throughout the outdoor amphitheater, including new LED screens located on the lawn, a “Black Box” club, new restrooms, concession stands, seats, more options on the food and beverage menus, and other enhancements which have yet to be announced.
Some of those new additions to the food menu include a Cheesesteak curated by drummer/part-time foodie Questlove, tacos from the Los Angeles-based food chain owned by actor Danny Trejo, fried chicken from Art Smith (Oprah’s former personal chef), and a mix Italian options from former Top Chef fan-favorite Fabio Viviani. As for all the Boozy-Suzy’s out there, the venue will also offer a mix of Live Nation signature cocktails.
On Wednesday, B&T Pavilion also confirmed it is one of the venues partaking in Live Nation’s annual ” National Concert Week” initiative on May 1st-7th. The global concert promoter will offer $20 tickets to select upcoming shows at the venue, including Alice Cooper (August 16th), Zac Brown Band (September 6th-7th), Breaking Benjamin (August 9th), Coheed and Cambria (June 8th), Kids Bop Live (July 19th), Train and Goo Goo Dolls (August 10th), Rascal Flatts (August 23rd), and Lynyrd Skynyrd (August 30th).
Formerly known as Susquehanna Bank Center, the BB&T Pavilion hosted a wide mix of national touring artists in 2018, notably a pair of heavy hitters within the jam scene including Phish and Dead & Company.