Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – “One World Concert” organizers anticipate approximately tens of thousands of fans will venture to the Carrier Dome for Tuesday night’s event featuring celebrated cleric the Dalai Lama, along with more than two dozen performers.
Attendees should be warned that there will be no parking available in the Campus or Stadium West lots for the event.
Organizers say attendees should park in the Manley Field House or Skytop lots, which will cost $10 per vehicle.
Free shuttle service will be available from those lots to the Dome. Skytop was scheduled to open at 3 p.m. Manley was scheduled to open at 4 p.m.
Skytop has more than 2,000 parking spots - 513 in the lots and 1,500 on the grass. Manley has between 300 and 400 spots available at any given time depending on the number of staff members using the lot.
According to a Syracuse University representative, more than 27,000 tickets have been sold for the event.
Attendees can anticipate a significant security presence at the event. Security personnel will use metal detectors and no bags more than 12 inches by 12 inches will be permitted in the facility.
They are discouraging attendees from bringing such bags.
In addition, cameras, tablet devices, laptops, and recording devices will be prohibited.
Other prohibited items include:
• Firearms, explosives, fireworks and pocket knives
• Air horns, backpacks, balls, balloons, banners, beach balls, coolers, confetti, containers, duffel bags, laser pointers, noisemakers, electronic instruments, inflatable items, promotional items, shopping bags, signs (larger than 2 feet tall by 18 inches wide), squirt guns, tools
• Food or beverage (except for medical reasons or infants)
Among the performers at the "One World Concert" will be Dave Matthews, Counting Crows, Nas, Cyndi Lauper, Engelbert Humperdinck, Roberta Flack, David Crosby, and Nelly Furtado.
More information is available at oneworld.syr.edu