Lake Compounce is an theme park located in Bristol, Connecticut and a small part of the neighboring town of Southington, Connecticut. It is the oldest continuously operated amusement park in North America, having operated since 1846. The park covers 325 acres (1.3 km²) of land.
In 1988, Joseph Entertainment Group bought into the park and renamed it "Lake Compounce Festival Park". JEG constructed a 20,000 seat outdoor amphitheater and hosted large acts including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Crosby, Stills & Nash, former Beatle Ringo Starr, UB40, The Allman Brothers, Funkmaster Flex, Phil Collins, and an infamous moment during a 1990 MTV tour stop where the group Milli Vanilli performed and were caught in the act lip syncing