Ever since the ancient Greeks built their first amphitheatres, we’ve known an incredible setting will always enhance the drama of a performance.
These days we’re more used to seeing shows inside, under a roof. Concert halls, theatres and gig venues allow promoters to control specific conditions – set the lighting, manage the acoustics and escape the weather.
The people who run it say it’s the only naturally-occurring, acoustically perfect amphitheatre in the world. Whether that’s true or not, it has to be one of the most atmospheric settings to see a band perform or catch a film.
If you fancy seeing a concert or film this summer, there are still tickets left for a number of shows. Below, is our pick of the schedule.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 – Florence & the Machine
Thursday, July 26, 2012 – Tenacious D with The Sights
Thursday, August 02, 2012 – Counting Crows
Friday, August 03, 2012 – My Morning Jacket with Band of Horses & Trombone Shorty
Sunday, August 05, 2012 – Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Tuesday, August 07, 2012 – Passion Pit and Justice
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 – Jack White
Monday, July 30 – Anchorman
Monday, August 13 – Spirited Away
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