Proposed Sunset Amphitheater brings mixed feedback from local residents

COLORADO SPRINGS  — For some it’s music to their ears. For others, an ear sore. We’re speaking concerning the proposed Sundown Amphitheater that has gained plenty of supporters and critics.

Proposed by Notes Reside Leisure, the 40-million-dollar privately financed amphitheater could be constructed off I-25 and Northgate Boulevard.

It’s a proposal has but to obtain approval from the town. But it surely’s already stirring up conversations.

From parking to loud noises, locals are already discussing the influence the sundown amphitheater might have in Colorado Springs.

“We moved right here to Colorado Springs on this neighborhood primarily as a result of it’s a pleasant quiet neighborhood, we’re up within the facet of the hill,” stated Kevin Lafollette, a neighborhood resident.

The live performance venue would sit 8,000 individuals… elevating considerations for locals who assume the venue might trigger overflow parking.

“We’re shut sufficient that we’re undoubtedly involved concerning the influence for parking round live performance days. And we’ve lived in neighborhoods the place they’ve had live performance venues and also you undoubtedly really feel that,” stated Christopher Foley, a neighborhood resident.

“I believe most individuals’s problem with this, and challenge is that it’s not balanced in any respect. Nobody desires it and I believe individuals who need to make cash and produce leisure need to however is that actually what Colorado Springs wants proper now?,” stated Melissa Foley, a neighborhood resident.

“At that scale of 8,000 individuals, it’s not a small-time factor. This adjustments the best way you commute,” stated Christopher Foley.

Not all residents are against seeing a brand new amphitheater on their a part of city. For some music lovers, that is simply what Colorado Springs wants.

“I believe it’s good to have one other live performance venue within the space. Particularly since it’s a must to go all the best way all the way down to the World Space on the south finish of El Paso County so having one thing up on the north finish of El Paso County looks like factor,” stated Rick Fiser, a neighborhood resident.

Tomorrow, Notes Reside might be having a public assembly from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Boot Barn Corridor in Colorado Springs. They launched this assertion to News5.

“We encourage everybody to return to our neighborhood assembly to study info concerning the proposed Sundown Amphitheater undertaking. We’ve given sturdy consideration to the suggestions now we have acquired from the local people, particularly as they relate to site visitors and parking administration. After we current undertaking particulars, we’ll open the assembly as much as a Q&A session. This assembly is free and open to the general public,” stated Notes Reside.


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