Live Nation’s Raleigh venue renamed Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

RALEIGH, NC (April 28, 2016) — Live Nation and Coastal Federal Credit Union today announced a multi-year agreement to name the Triangle area’s largest outdoor amphitheater Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek.

“We’re joining forces with Coastal Federal Credit Union and integrating their brand into the excitement of live entertainment in the Triangle region and the wide array of assets this amphitheater has to offer. It’s the perfect partnership to connect with music fans and the Raleigh community,” said Marc Abend, senior vice president of Live Nation venue sales operations.

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About Coastal Federal Credit Union

Coastal Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned, financial cooperative, offering a full range of financial products and services. Coastal was chartered on August 31, 1967 with the mission of fostering the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.”  Today, with $2.8 billion in assets, Coastal serves 230,000 members from 1,600 business partners and is among the leading financial institutions in North Carolina.  Coastal operates 22 branches in the Triangle market and serves members in all 50 states through a network of 5,000 shared branches, 80,000 surcharge-free ATMs, mobile banking featuring mobile check deposit, and a robust offering of online services at

About Coastal Credit Union Music Park:

  • Celebrating 25 years, it originally opened on July 4, 1991 and was built by the City of Raleigh
  • Average Yearly: Attendance – 300,000; Events – 20+
  • Major touring acts who have performed at the venue include:
    • Aerosmith, Bob Dylan, Kanye West, David Bowie, Sting, Zac Brown Band


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