Los Angeles has the Hollywood Bowl. Denver has Red Rocks. Now a developers hope to create a similarly iconic music venue with a 20,000-seat amphitheater west of Austin near Bee Cave. The venue is targeting a Labor Day 2023 opening, and it’s planned to be flanked by other head-turning buildings that will give people places to live and play.
“Austin has been given the moniker of the [Live] Music Capital of the World. By God, I’m going to solidify that with this project,” said IDM President Craig Bryan
, who noted the Violet Crown development should cost between $600 million and $750 million.