Concert venue at Texas shopping hub



Linkedin Twitter

Houston concert venue will open later this year Image: The Terminal Houston

The Terminal, a 5,000-person concert venue, will open later this year at POST Houston (shopping mall in Houston, Texas), the new mixed-use complex at the former Barbara Jordan Post Office in downtown Houston (US).

‘ampproject.org’ stated that the American global entertainment company Live Nation announced plans recently for the venue that is scheduled to open in November this year. The first lineup of shows is expected in July. Because the City of Houston deemed construction an essential activity, development was not affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which not very long back had the United States in its throes.

The Terminal was designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, led by partner Jason Long. Despite the capacity, higher than the nearby Bayou Music Center and less than Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land (indoor live performance venue), it will have the feel of a small club. All balcony aisles and walkways have been designed at angles so that the artiste onstage sees only a sea of people.

Observed Tim Jorgensen, Vice-President, Operations, Live Nation, “It fits perfectly into the Houston market, where there isn’t a 5,000- capacity venue. The sweet spot for artistes to engage with fans is often Terminal size. We’re filling a basic Houston need and indeed expect to thrive.”

‘ampproject.org’ further stated that the floor will be a general admission space, and above will be seated balconies called Tribune Tiers. The venue will combine fiber glass grating, polycarbonate and aluminized fabric with an array of multicolored lighting effects.

Jorgensen informed that The Terminal, and all Live Nation venues, will follow local and State health guidelines, “including but not limited to mask usage, social distancing and occupancy constraints”.

POST Houston, where The Terminal will sit, is located at the Northern end of downtown and will offer food, shopping and recreation options. Early occupants include Salt & Time Butcher Shop, Lea Jane’s Hot Chicken and Taco Fuego. The rooftop, dubbed the Skylawn, will include a park and urban farm.

The site was the location of Houston’s Day for Night music and art festival in 2016 and 2017.

Continue to follow Coliseum for latest updates on venues business news. Coliseum is dedicated towards building the best global community of sports and entertainment venue executives and professionals creating better and more profitable venues.

Become a member of the only Global Sports Venue Alliance and connect with stadiums, arenas and experts from around the world. Apply for membership at coliseum-online.com/alliance and make use of the 365Coliseum Business.

Watch 150 member-exclusive videos with valuable tips for your venue



« Previous News:
» Next News:



More News

FC Copenhagen to sell stadium

F.C. Copenhagen to sell Parken Stadium

Published: January 24th, 2022

F.C. Copenhagen, one of Denmark’s leading soccer clubs, is planning to sell its entire real... » Read more

City of Kaiserslautern to market stadium

Fritz-Walter-Stadium to be rented out

Published: January 24th, 2022

The City of Kaiserslautern (Germany) wants to rent out the Fritz-Walter-Stadium this year, but... » Read more

Envy Gaming to operate Arlington Esports venue

Envy Gaming to run Esports Stadium Arlington

Published: January 24th, 2022

The largest turnkey esports facility in North America, Esports Stadium Arlington, is turning to new... » Read more

Manchester Rugby Football League training facility

Rugby Football League development hubs

Published: January 24th, 2022

Working on behalf of the Rugby Football League (RFL), the Holmes Miller Architect has submitted a... » Read more


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox