Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

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The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre St. Louis (most commonly known as simply the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre and previously known as the Riverport Amphitheatre and the UMB Bank Pavilion) is a large outdoor concert venue located at 14141 Riverport Drive in Maryland Heights.

There are a series of other Verizon Wireless Amphitheatres around the United States.

St. Louis Riot

"Well....thanks to the lame ass security, I'm going home!"
—Axl Rose

In July 1991, Axl Rose jumped off stage during a concert to take a video camera away from a fan. The concert was aborted as Rose and the other band members left the stage, sparking an intense riot, for which he was later arrested in 1992. A judge later ruled that he was not responsible for the riot and dismissed the charges against him. Below is a video of the incident. <youtube v=JJnvAr6vaRs />


Official Site