Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County To Solidify Amphitheater's Name.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Isabel Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

The sale of naming rights for the amphitheater at Mesa del Sol, approved by the county late last year, will be taken up by the Bernalillo County Commission in a public session to ensure compliance with the state Open Meetings Act, county officials said Wednesday.

Commission Chairman Steve Gallegos said he would ask that the matter be put on the agenda. The next meeting is Tuesday.

The county leases the amphitheater to SFX Entertainment Inc., which held 24 concerts last year, the venue's first.

The sublease agreement calls for the county to get a share of revenue from ticket and concession sales, as well as 20 percent from the sale of naming rights. …

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