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29 June, 2023Print

Notes Live Signs Deal with AEG Presents for Sunset Amphitheater in Colorado Springs

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June 29, 2023 – Music venue and hospitality company Notes Live has inked a deal with global entertainment presenter AEG Presents for the forthcoming $55,000,000 outdoor music coliseum Sunset Amphitheater in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Under the terms of the deal, The Sunset will present roughly 40 concerts every year in an 8,000-person state of the art open-air amphitheater in the entertainment-rich Polaris Pointe development. In a true owner-operator partnership, AEG Presents will exclusively book the acts and run day-to-day operations while Notes Live will continue to own the venue. The unique terms of the ten-year agreement underscore the exceptional nature of this collaboration. The agreement is a ten-year term. Construction on The Sunset is already underway, on schedule to open in 2024.

“I can't express the magnitude of our excitement as we embark on this incredible journey alongside AEG Presents. This partnership not only solidifies and validates our business model but also represents a truly exceptional alliance. Anytime you can do business with an Anschutz company, it’s an honor.” said Notes Live CEO JW Roth.

Brent Fedrizzi, Co-President & COO, AEG Presents Rocky Mountains, added ““We are looking forward to bringing World Class entertainment to Colorado Springs with the addition of the Sunset Amphitheatre and our new partnership with J.W. Roth and his team at Notes Live. This entertainment destination will be a crown jewel in the community, for artists and fans to enjoy for years to come.”

Named last fall to Billboard’s “Venues to Watch” list, The Sunset will host some of the largest touring acts in the country in style and comfort on the same campus as Notes Live’s current mid-sized music venue Boot Barn Hall. Designed by industry renowned architects, The Sunset will offer an unparalleled view of the sun setting over Pikes Peak, America’s mountain, right behind the stage as each concert begins, flanked by the United States Air Force Academy stadium on the left and the iconic Air Force chapel on the right, as well as amenities like 92 VIP luxury firepit suites, and a $20,000,000 signature fine dining seafood and chophouse with a magnificent rooftop bar, carrying over 150 of the rarest bourbons in the world. 

Notes Live has plans to begin construction in a half dozen markets by the end of 2023 or early 2024, with expansions to six additional markets planned over the next five years.

In 2022, Notes Live, Inc. announced new music and entertainment complexes in the emerging markets of Colorado Springs, CO; Gainesville, GA and Murfreesboro, TN. The company identifies markets in regions with growing populations but a dearth of high-quality music and entertainment venues, and offers premium concert experiences, complete with unbeatable sound and sightlines as well as elevated food and beverage offerings. In addition to having two Notes Live venues named to Billboard's "2022 New and Renovated Venues List," JW Roth was named a "VenuesNow 2022 All Star."


Notes Live, founded by Colorado Springs-based entrepreneur JW Roth, is the rapidly growing live-entertainment company that by the end of 2023 will be operating a half dozen large and mid-sized premium music venues across the West and South. The company identifies areas with growing populations but a dearth of high-quality music and entertainment venues and offers premium concert experiences, complete with unbeatable sound and sightlines as well as elevated food and beverage options. It currently boasts a Colorado Springs entertainment campus with the Boot Barn Hall concert venue, Bourbon Brothers restaurant, and Notes Live music and social bar and will have launched similar locations in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, and Texas by the end of 2023, as well as the company's crown jewel: The Sunset, a technically advanced, 8,000-person open-air amphitheater in Colorado Springs that will host the largest touring acts in the country.



Combining the power of the live event with a focus on true artist development, AEG Presents is a world leader in the music and entertainment industries. Operating across four continents, the company has an unparalleled commitment to artistry, creativity, and community. Its tentpole festivals and multi-day music events — which include the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and the legendary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival alongside British Summer Time at Hyde Park, Stagecoach, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest, and Firefly — continue to set the bar for the live music experience. AEG Presents promotes global tours for artists such as The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion, Justin Bieber, Kenny Chesney, Paul McCartney, and Katy Perry, in addition to — through its network of clubs, theatres, arenas, stadiums and renowned partner brands such as Goldenvoice, Messina Touring Group, Concerts West, The Bowery Presents, PromoWest Productions, Marshall Arts, Madison House Presents, and Zero Mile Presents — creating and developing an unmatched infrastructure for artist development and audience reach. More information can be found at


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