HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - On Wednesday Huntsville city leaders and officials from the Von Braun Center formally began construction on a new music venue set to be open fall 2019.
The VBC hosted a party for the public, providing live music, free hot dogs and drinks.
Locals told WAFF 48 News they think the music venue will greatly improve the local music scene, increase traffic for their businesses and keep Huntsville art lovers spending their money in the Valley.
The VBC expansion will include the music hall that will accommodate 1,200 people standing, a restaurant and a rooftop bar.
VBC officials said it would make Huntsville an attraction for bands touring in the Atlanta, Nashville and Birmingham areas.
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