Set up as a small summer venue in the year 1996, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion has seen a slew of alterations and extensions over the years. First built with a temporary podium, the amphitheater received a permanent stage in the year 2001. By the year 2005, it emerged as one of the state's premier venues for summer concerts. Situated close to Lake Winnipesaukee, it now boasts of an eclectic concerts program throughout the year. In the past, the two-member country music ensemble Sugarland has recorded the highest visitor attendance at this venue.