For some, the first signs of spring are warmer days and cherry blossoms. For others, the season truly begins with the arrival of the new concert season at Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Workers have been busy with spring cleaning in anticipation of the first show of the season, which happens on Saturday, April 28.
"There's been lots of cosmetic maintenance," says Audrey Schaefer, senior publicist with I.M.P., which operates the award-winning amphitheater.
The venue also has some upgrades. "We installed a new lighting system on stage," Schaefer adds. "It uses LED lights which makes it greener."
There have been numerous...