A permit to allow Live Nation to hold a summer concert series at the America’s Cup Pavilion has been appealed.
The appeal is scheduled to be heard May 8 by the Board of Appeals. Read More
The entertainment permit that would allow dozens of concerts to be held at the America’s Cup Pavilion was approved unanimously Tuesday night by the Entertainment Commission, despite objections from surrounding neighborhoods.
The number of concerts planned for the America’s Cup Pavilion on the northern waterfront is being scaled back ahead of a hearing for the venue permit at the Entertainment Commission on Tuesday.
Instead of as many as 40 concerts between May 31 and Oct. 15, there will be up to 30, according to pavilion organizers and neighbors. Read More
Far too many projects in San Francisco hit roadblocks because of complaints from a handful of neighbors. And when the America’s Cup Event Authority announced a major concert series on the waterfront, it appeared as if nearby residents could have sunk the deal. Read More
A lengthy neighborhood battle on Nob Hill is ending to the sound of more music.
Concert promoter Live Nation’s quest to rehab the aging Masonic Center auditorium and turn it into a live music destination is at last moving forward after neighborhood groups — who had spent the past five years opposing the project, first at City Hall and then via lawsuits — agreed this week to drop their opposition in return for a list of concessions. Read More
One of the biggest concert venues in San Francisco will temporarily occupy space on The Embarcadero this summer, a late addition to plans surrounding The City’s hosting of the America’s Cup. Read More
A neighborhood group opposing increased use of the Nob Hill Masonic Center filed a cease and desist order this week to stop the venue from hosting events until an environmental review is completed.
If the order is not complied with by Friday, the Nob Hill Association will file a lawsuit. Read More
One neighborhood group that did not agree with allowing Live Nation to host 54 live shows annually at the Nob Hill Masonic Center plans to file legal action against the agreement approved by the Board of Supervisors this week.
The agreement, approved under a special permit in January, dropped the number from 68 to 54. It also decreased live events without music from 219 to 176. There is no limit on the number of events attended by fewer than 250 people. Read More
A neighborhood group battling the proposed increase in the number of live events at the Nob Hill Masonic Center struck an interim agreement Tuesday, but the fight is far from over.
A special permit granted by the Planning Commission to allow the venue, operated by Live Nation, to hold an increased number of events was appealed by the Nob Hill Coalition. Read More
When the Nob Hill Masonic Center announced it would be having many more evening events, neighbors were not happy. Now, the Board of Supervisors is expected to weigh in todayTuesday at an appeal hearing in which those neighbors are asking to revert back to the number of live entertainment held a decade ago. Read More