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Frisco: Music City

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jrd1964
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Frisco: Music City

Postby jrd1964 » 08 May 2018 11:55

This project is planned across the Tollway from the Star, on 7 acres, with an outdoor stage, an auditorium, and a restaurant.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... llion-mile

With so many music-based or music-related venues around here, I'm not sure how well yet another spot is going to do.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 08 May 2018 12:02

jrd1964 wrote:This project is planned across the Tollway from the Star, on 7 acres, with an outdoor stage, an auditorium, and a restaurant.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... llion-mile

With so many music-based or music-related venues around here, I'm not sure how well yet another spot is going to do.


My thoughts exactly. Irving just opened one up. Seems like overkill.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby DPatel304 » 08 May 2018 12:20

..so basically Wade Park 2.0?

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby DAFW » 08 May 2018 13:24

^ As in it wont be successful? maybe... If its only competition is the Toyota music factory in Irving... Im not sure they will be in much competition due to their distance from each other..

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby DAFW » 08 May 2018 13:30

Ugh i just saw the preliminary plans and it looks so basic.... If they cant pull off anything new and exciting in those 7 acres then it will most definitely flop. :/

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby exelone31 » 08 May 2018 13:34

Between this development, Lava Cantina, the Box Garden, the Star, Toyota Stadium (aka Jimmy Buffet/Edgefest stadium) , there are quite a few options up this way. What venues are these spots taking away from? It seems they each serve a slightly different tier.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 08 May 2018 15:08

DAFW wrote:^ As in it wont be successful? maybe... If its only competition is the Toyota music factory in Irving... Im not sure they will be in much competition due to their distance from each other..


Couldn't disagree more. Travelling acts aren't gonna stop twice in DFW and in different locations.

Not to mention the already existing event spaces in Grand Prairie and the Starplex pavilion, Music Factory, HOB, bomb factory, Billy Bob's, Southside Ballroom etc...

They're most definitely competing with each other.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby DAFW » 08 May 2018 20:21

ok.
I said IF its only competition was the toyota music factory, not that it was. Havent heard of some of those venues that you listed. Thanks

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby Tnexster » 08 May 2018 20:46

DAFW wrote:Ugh i just saw the preliminary plans and it looks so basic.... If they cant pull off anything new and exciting in those 7 acres then it will most definitely flop. :/


It's like they just put something out there, sort of a "me too" plan.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby Kelley USA » 09 May 2018 09:09

This project and the Irving Music Factory are not even in the same category. They won't be competing with each other at all. This proposal calls for a 1000 seat theatre. The Irving Music Factory has a seating capacity of 8500. Even solely as an indoor venue the Irving Music Factory still seats 4000. Plus the IMF has the power of Live Nation behind it for booking concerts, shows etc...

This seems more geared to compete with places like House of Blues, Lava Cantina and the Bomb Factory. Perhaps even compete with some shows that might come to Winspear.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby DAFW » 09 May 2018 19:35

I was thinking about that earlier, The venues all have different amounts of seating which are geared to varying ranks of traveling bands/artists. Plus not all venues will host all genres of music. Haven't heard of an EDM concert being held at House of Blues...

I Wonder what kinds of music will be played there.

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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby jrd1964 » 10 May 2018 04:39

Here's the layout of the development (from https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... -of-5.html )
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Re: Frisco: Music City

Postby Tnexster » 10 May 2018 21:05

So it's basically a stand alone venue with a ton of parking. At least that is what I see.


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