Irvine’s FivePoint Amphitheatre Pushes Back Opening Date

Young the Giant and Cold War Kids are still slated to open the venue October 5th.

The opening of the new FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine is being pushed back a few weeks from August 26th to October 5th. Irvine natives Young the Giant and Cold War Kids will still be performing the inaugural show sans opener Joywave.

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The new FivePoint Amphitheatre will accommodate approximately 12,000 fans. KROQ’s sister station Jack FM will hold their newly-announced annual Jack Show concert there October 7th with The Offspring, 311, Cypress Hill, and more. Get more info on Jack’s 12th Show here.

“We’re thrilled and honored to be the first artists to perform at a brand new venue that undoubtedly will be a cultural beacon for the community that we grew up in,” noted Sameer Gadhia of Young the Giant.  “We were inspired by the artists we witnessed perform at Irvine Meadows over the years and now we are proud to participate in the grand opening of the next generation venue where our family, friends, and neighbors will continue to celebrate music, art and culture together for years to come.”


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