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Entrance to the venue (c.2012)
|Former names||The Amphitheatre at Fair Park (planning/construction)|
Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre (1988–98)
Starplex Amphitheatre (1999)
Smirnoff Music Centre (2000–08)
Superpages.com Center (2008–11)
Gexa Energy Pavilion (2011–16)
Starplex Pavilion (2017–18)
|Address||3839 S Fitzhugh Ave|
Dallas, TX 75201
|Owner||City of Dallas|
|Broke ground||August 18, 1987|
|Opened||July 23, 1988|
|Construction cost||$10 million|
($21.5 million in 2017 dollars)
The venue opened in July 1988 with a concert by Rod Stewart. It was originally known as the Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre, with 7,500 seats under a pavilion and 12,500 general admission lawn seats. After Coca-Cola's naming rights expired in 1998, the venue was known simply as Starplex Amphitheatre.
In 2000, naming rights were sold to the Smirnoff vodka company, as a result of a corporate sponsorship agreement with The House of Blues. The center was then called Smirnoff Music Centre and The Music Centre at Fair Park (for concerts featuring underage performers).
The name changed again in January 2008 to Superpages.com Center when naming rights were awarded to Superpages.com.
Arlington alternative rock band Solice performing for Uproar Festival at Gexa Energy Pavilion
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