Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County Requests Contract Details.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Facts Wanted On Journal Pavilion

Bernalillo County has asked the entertainment company that presents shows at Journal Pavilion for details on its naming rights contract with Journal Publishing Co.

County Manager Juan Vigil on Thursday wrote to Laura Clemmer, the SFX Entertainment Inc. executive director at the amphitheater, asking the company to release the information.

SFX leases the amphitheater from the county, which sold gross receipts tax-backed bonds in 1996 to build the arena, a new jail and a courthouse.

The 24-show venue opened last year. Among the performers were Bob Dylan, Britney Spears, Don Henley and Sting. …

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