Wolf Creek amphitheater has gone from losing money to making it, and has become a community fixture. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM AJC File Photo

Wolf Creek contract with Live Nation could lead to diverse performers

After a scathing audit questioned the way the Wolf Creek Amphitheater in south Fulton County was run, county commissioners agreed to hand the management of the facility over to the concert promoter Live Nation.

With a new operator, the county expects the venue to bring in millions of dollars over the decade-long contract, Fulton Arts and Culture Director Lionell Thomas said.

Thomas said he hopes Live Nation will bring “a more diverse array of talent” to the venue. Since it opened in 2011, performers have primarily been nostalgia R&B/soul acts like El DeBarge, Doug. E. Fresh, Keith Sweat and Dru Hill.

“Some people are tired of seeing the same acts, and want to hear something else,” Thomas said.

To read more about the plans for Wolf Creek, click here.

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