Posts Tagged ‘nissan pavilion’

Jiffy Lube Live: At Least It’s Not Wankdorf Stadium

Jiffy Lube Live.
That, DCist reports this afternoon, is now the name of Nissan Pavilion, the performance amphitheater in Bristow, Va., that opened in 1995.
Jiffy Lube Live is pretty cringe-worthy—it's  just about the most unpalatable name that immediately comes to mind. After the jump, my nominations for five venues and sports arenas that could be worse:

Photos: No Doubt @ Nissan Pavilion

Some 14 years after their first big hit, No Doubt is still a far bigger draw than I would have imagined, nearly selling out the 25,000-capacity Nissan Pavilion. After watching their stage show, that fact becomes a bit more comprehensible: these are incredibly professional entertainers with hit song after hit song after hit song to [...]

Sunday at Nissan: Robert Randolph & the Family Band

The Music Builds Tour, a collaboration between LiveNation, Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity, and the bands (Jars of Clay, Robert Randolph & Co., Switchfoot and Third Day) came to Nissan Pavilion on Sunday, raising cash for local Habitat chapters and bringing some of that New-Time religion to Bristow.
Most went to see Switchfoot and Third Day; [...]