Located in Wheatland, California, the Sleep Train Amphitheatre has a capacity of 18,500, and has long remained one of the region’s most popular outdoor venues. The stadium has long been utilized for concerts and other special events, and is one of the premier outdoor locations in the United States. Many popular musicians have visited the arena, performing in front of large crowds since opening in 2000. Wheatland is located in close proximity to Sacramento, California, the state’s capitol. It initially cost twenty-five million dollars to build the outdoor stadium, and recent repairs and modifications have grown its cost even higher. However, it has become a very profitable location, serving many patrons in the Northern Coast of California. Moreover, the venue has been acclaimed for its acoustics, noted by many in the musical entertainment industry as being an exceptional concert hall. The venue is owned by Live Nation, a Beverly Hills company which controls a great deal of the music entertainment industry and has similar locations around the country.