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File #: 382-2021    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Evening Administrative Report Status: Passed
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 12/7/2021 Final action: 12/7/2021
Title: Oxbow Riverstage Concert Series
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Amended Stage Layout at Oxbow Commons, 2. ATCH 2 - 2022 Proposed Available Concerts Dates
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Parks & Recreation Services Director

Prepared By: Katrina Gregory, Recreation Manager

Oxbow Riverstage Concert Series


Authorize the City Manager to amend the License Agreement with STR Entertainment (formerly Mad Dog Presents) to allow the erection and use of a stage for music concerts and other events within the Oxbow Commons City park for the 2022 concert series, but at a location that differs from prior years; and determine that the actions authorized by this item are exempt from CEQA.

In 2018, the City of Napa entered into a one-year license agreement with Mad Dog Presents (Licensee) to permit the Licensee to erect and maintain a stage on a 60' x 60' area at Oxbow Commons from June 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019 for a summer concert series. Licensee was permitted to produce up to fifteen (15) paid, ticketed music concerts and required to produce a minimum of five (5) free music concerts open to the public. Mad Dog Presents in partnership with Another Planet created the "Oxbow Riverstage" brand and booked 6 concerts for the 2019 season.
At the November 5, 2019 meeting, the City Council determined that the Licensee's Progress Report to the City documented compliance with the requirements of the License Agreement for use of the stage at Oxbow Commons for the term of June 1, 2019, through October 31, 2019 and authorized the City Manager to provide written notice to allow Mad Dog Presents LLC to exercise its option to extend the term of the License Agreement for the term of June 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Napa County health orders, any group gatherings and events such as music concerts were cancelled for the 2020 summer season. Therefore, the Licensee requested to extend its License Agreement for an additional season, from June 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021, in...

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