Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mesa del Sol Now Journal Pavilion.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Mesa del Sol Amphitheatre has a new name: Journal Pavilion.

The Albuquerque Journal has become the name-in-title sponsor of the popular outdoor venue, which opened earlier this year and immediately drew big-name acts to Albuquerque.

"New Mexicans have fallen in love with this entertainment venue, which is the finest in the state," said Journal Publisher T.H. Lang. "The Journal's coverage of music events had already increased, along with the rise in public interest, as major acts have begun to include Albuquerque on their tours after years of passing us by."

More than 180,000 people attended the venue's 24 events since it opened in June with a concert by Steely Dan. …

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