The Chronicle Pavilion (formely known as the Concord Pavilion is a venue located in Concord, California. Bill Graham Presents took over operations of the facility in 2000. The Pavilion can fit 12,500 people. It is used for local community events, including a jazz festival and local high school graduations. A Venue is commonly the scene of an event or action (especially the place of a meeting). ... Concord is a city located in Contra Costa County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 121,780. ... Bill Graham (born Wolfgang Grajonca January 8, 1931 in Berlin, Germany - October 25, 1991) was a well known concert promoter, beginning in the 1960s. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms, and improvisation. ...
(08-31) 04:00 PDT Concord -- A Backstreet Boys concert in full swing at the ChroniclePavilion on Tuesday night was shut down after an electrical transformer blew and cut off power to the outdoor amphitheater and the surrounding area in Concord.
The show, however, a one-night stopover at the Pavilion, had to be cut short.
The Pavilion, at 2000 Kirker Pass Road, accommodates an audience of 12,500.
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