Lyft won’t leave you stranded with no way home outside concerts as they join AEG Presents across the US to get people where they want to go.
Lyft are bringing ride-sharing, bikes and scooters to AEG Presents concerts across the US. The transport company have partnered up with the live music purveyors to offer a streamlined and seamless way for fans to get to and from gigs.
Lyft are now the exclusive rideshare, bike, and scooter partner of 16 AEG Presents “owned or operated music assets” throughout 8 US markets. The partnership is the first of its kind for AEG Presents and offers a safe way to travel and save money for attendees. Lyft will create designated drop-off and pick-up spots for Lyft cars, bikes, and scooters at venues where attendees can meet.
Lyft’s chief business officer, David Baga said: “Lyft continues to provide cities with more transportation options, including bikes and scooters, and AEG is an ideal partner to ensure music fans have the best experience from arriving for the opening act to leaving after their favourite band’s encore.”
AEG Global Partnerships’ managing director, Andrew Klein added: “AEG Presents is proud to have a best in class partner like Lyft who shares in our commitment to consistently providing our respective customers with exceptional experiences. We’re constantly looking for innovative ways to leverage technology, and this partnership allows us to add value with easy-to-use transportation solutions that enhance the fan experience across some of our biggest venues and live events.”
Lyft will become the exclusive rideshare, bike and scooter partner of 1STBANK Center, Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, the Mission Ballroom and Global Dance Festival (Denver, CO), EXPRESS LIVE! and the Basement (Columbus, OH), Forest Hills Stadium (Queens, NY), The Joy Theater (New Orleans, LA), Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall and Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival (Los Angeles, CA). The Theatre at Grand Prairie (Dallas-Fort Worth, TX), Stage AE (Pittsburgh, PA), Marymoor Park Concerts, The Showbox, The Showbox SoDo and Bumbershoot, an AEG Presents festival (Seattle, WA). At select venues, “Lyft Spots” will be rolling out over the next few months.