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The venue has yet to announce an official opening date.
Developer Howard Saffan says “a combination of Murphy’s Law and the weather" delayed the venue's opening by more than a year -- and that its original $15 million budget has been exceeded "dramatically."
Having broken ground in July 2018, the amphitheater – originally scheduled to open this past spring, then this summer – is now looking at a 2020 debut.
Among the questions still to be addressed is how the new concert venue will peacefully coexist with the Webster Bank Arena next door.
Based out of Stratford, the two-year-old chain now has four locations and will open two more in 2018.
Clients range from the University of Bridgeport and Donut Crazy to the Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.
Sold-out crowds are expected at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport when the city hosts the regional semi-finals and regional finals of the women's NCAA basketball tournament this Saturday and Monday.
The NHL lockout hasn’t stopped the Islanders’ lower-division affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and the rest of the American Hockey League (AHL) from dropping the puck on what league executives expect to be a banner season.