Let's make use of the facilities we have

By all accounts, the two-night Williamsburg Live event was a resounding success. Thankfully, the vagaries of Peninsula summer weather did not adversely affect this particular weekend.

There is a 10,000-plus capacity air conditioned arena on the campus of The College of William and Mary that sits empty through June, July and mid-August.

Perhaps Tommy Norment's Tourism Council should get off their collective duffs and get a reputable concert promoter to partner with the college to bring in a series of acts into Kaplan Arena during summer weekends. Why not a Beach Music Fest, a Motown Fest or a C&W Fest? You get the picture.

John Kurec


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