The Gibson/Universal Amphitheatre Memorial

The Gibson/Universal Amphitheatre Memorial NBC Universal, our parent company, has plans for major renovations at Universal over then next sever The Gibson Amphitheatre (formerly Universal Amphitheatre) is a theatre located in Universal City, California, USA.

It seats up to 6,189 for concerts, including 6,089 chairback seats (3,900 in the main level and 2,189 in the mezzanine). It was originally built in 1972 as an outdoor venue, but to the chagrin of many, was remodeled and converted into an indoor theatre in 1982 to improve acoustics. It is the third-largest indoor theatre in California, behind Nokia Theatre and the Shrine Auditorium - two other Los

It seats up to 6,189 for concerts, including 6,089 chairback seats (3,900 in the main level and 2,189 in the mezzanine). It was originally built in 1972 as an outdoor venue, but to the chagrin of many, was remodeled and converted into an indoor theatre in 1982 to improve acoustics. It is the third-largest indoor theatre in California, behind Nokia Theatre and the Shrine Auditorium - two other Los

Operating as usual

Sad news Amphitheatre peeps - one of our very own, and such a great personality & character, Alan Elkouby (bartender), p...
06/06/2021

Sad news Amphitheatre peeps - one of our very own, and such a great personality & character, Alan Elkouby (bartender), passed away today. He will be dearly missed...

R.I.P. Bobos

Sad news Amphitheatre peeps - one of our very own, and such a great personality & character, Alan Elkouby (bartender), passed away today. He will be dearly missed...

R.I.P. Bobos

Just watching the great movie, In The Line of Fire & the "Chicago rally" was really being held at....Universal!
12/24/2020

Just watching the great movie, In The Line of Fire & the "Chicago rally" was really being held at....Universal!

06/05/2020

All right concert-loving peeps - going to be a difficult year for the industry (& all us fans of live music), but PLEASE comment with a video (or pic) from your last concert!

Mine was Tame Impala at The Forum on March 10...

02/21/2020

We COULD have had the Foo Fighters perform the final the show at the Amphitheatre.

Instead, we got THIS guy - who, somehow, wound up on my SiriusXM channel list today...

07/28/2019
The Who : Tommy - Concert (Live U.S. Tour / 1989)

Since I'm watching a cool Who cover band, thought I would post this: The Who, performing the Rock Opera Tommy from way back in 1989.

With guest performances by: Steve Winwood, Patti LaBelle, Phil Collins, Billy Idol & Elton John!

https://youtu.be/IcM7WekuoXo

The Who - Rock Opera Tommy - Full Concert - 1989 - Live performance in Los Angeles at the Universal Amphitheater Roger Daltry (Vocals) Peter Townsend (Vocals...

Just found these - what a waste of great seats!Anyone got a time machine?
06/20/2019

Just found these - what a waste of great seats!

Anyone got a time machine?

07/18/2018
Oingo Boingo Farewell - Dead Man's Party

Enjoy this final (Oingo Boingo) performance with some backstage scenes - we miss them as much as our beloved Amphitheatre!

#Fharrypotter

Oingo Boingo Farewell concert. Track order: 1 - Intro - Tender Lumplings 2 - Insanity 3 - Little Girls 4 - Cinderella Undercover 5 - Controller 6 - Burn Me U...

Ahhh, the good ol' days...
10/13/2017

Ahhh, the good ol' days...

Phil Collins visits his former Genesis band mate Peter Gabriel backstage in 1982 at The Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles. Phil would perform at the same venue the following night.

World Prog-Nation

The ghosts of Amphitheatre past, responsible for this...?Boo-HAhahaha BOOO-HAHAHAHA ;)https://www.yahoo.com/movies/rumor...
03/02/2016
Rumors of Nausea Plague New Wizarding World Ride

The ghosts of Amphitheatre past, responsible for this...?

Boo-HAhahaha BOOO-HAHAHAHA ;)


https://www.yahoo.com/movies/rumors-nausea-plague-wizarding-world-170016501.html

A new rumor has popped up that those who are test riding the brand new Wizarding World Forbidden Journey ride don't feel well afterwards. Let's hope this story is short-lived. A few outlets are reporting this weekend that the "soft launch" for one of the Wizarding World of H...

07/04/2015
Gavin Meets Gwen at the Universal Amphitheatre

Here's an interview with Gavin Rossdale on the Howard Stern Show talking about meeting & falling in love with Gwen Stefani at our beloved Universal Amphitheatre that I've finally managed to make into a [montage] video...

Gavin Rossdale meets & falls in love with Gwen Stefani at the Universal Amphitheatre...

Hmmm, I wonder what awesome venue this Pearl Jam performance is from... #FHP
07/18/2014

Hmmm, I wonder what awesome venue this Pearl Jam performance is from... #FHP

For the record, I will not be posting any demo pics of the beloved Amp--it should always be remembered this way...
04/14/2014

For the record, I will not be posting any demo pics of the beloved Amp--it should always be remembered this way...

The Gibson/Universal Amphitheatre Memorial's cover photo
04/14/2014

The Gibson/Universal Amphitheatre Memorial's cover photo

Please vote (other/write in) for the Gibson Amp as your favorite LA concert venue!  Give us one last moment of glory...
01/05/2014
KROQ’s Top 50 Songs Of 2013 + Fan Favorite Polls

Please vote (other/write in) for the Gibson Amp as your favorite LA concert venue! Give us one last moment of glory...

Vote now for your favorite record store, breakout artist, album, show, LA & OC venues, local band, KROQ show, Kevin & Bean Show moment, and Tweeter in our 2013 Fan Favorite polls!

09/24/2013
Gibson Amphitheatre Trailer

Thanks to Dave for this--some of YOU peeps are in the video!

Upcoming trailer for the Amphitheater Documentary.

First pic I've seen (in a while) with the REAL name of the Amp...
09/18/2013

First pic I've seen (in a while) with the REAL name of the Amp...

Nancy Sinatra at the Universal Amphitheatre in 1982. Sadly the venue closed its doors on September 7th putting an end to a 40-year chapter in LA concert history to make room for the new Harry Potter ride...

The GRIM REAPER indeed...
09/16/2013

The GRIM REAPER indeed...

Nice story about the Amp closing...
09/09/2013
Goodbye Gibson: Storied amphitheatre closes its doors

Nice story about the Amp closing...

After 40 years and thousands of shows, the Gibson Amphitheatre went quiet Friday night at the end of one last sold-out concert.Fans and employees of the venerable theater have known it was closing since April, when Universal Studios announced i

09/06/2013

Final night at the Amp & my final favorite moment(s): Jet (Are you gonna be my girl) at KROQ Xmas; Audioslave at KROQ; No Doubt, Disturbed, Linkin Park, Garbage, Depeche Mode, the Cure & everyone else we've loved performing at the annual shows that will no longer be...

With ONE show to go, I would like to thank the "classy" Universal execs for having their loss prevention peeps out every...
09/06/2013

With ONE show to go, I would like to thank the "classy" Universal execs for having their loss prevention peeps out every day this week to make sure we don't take any souvenirs OR "give product away" with a blatantly obvious attempt to either suspend OR even fire employees to avoid paying our little severance package...

Isn't tearing down the BEST concert venue in LA enough for you myopic corporate swine?

09/01/2013

I would like to thank Live Nation AND the Foo Fighters for NOT making an EPIC & appropriate final concert at the AMP possible--now we're going out with a Pepe Aguilar whimper...

The only Gibson guitars left in the building--apparently the real ones were at risk of...looting? NBCUniversal/Live Nati...
09/01/2013

The only Gibson guitars left in the building--apparently the real ones were at risk of...looting? NBCUniversal/Live Nation: FAIL

The Gibson/Universal Amphitheatre Memorial's cover photo
08/29/2013

The Gibson/Universal Amphitheatre Memorial's cover photo

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Has anyone seen the Fluffy special on Netflix? I am asking because he mentions the Gibson Amphitheatre and Emily Simonitsch. The clip starts at 1 hour 2 minutes and 28 seconds. It finishes at 1 hour 14 minutes and 58 seconds.
Hi All were any of you working there for the Oasis concerts in 1998?
Greetings from the Microsoft theatre. Come out next week and see us for '80s weekend' featuring Berlin, Adam Ant, Blondie, and Thomas Dolby. We don't get xlnt shows like this often.