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Red Hat Amphitheater

  • 500 S. McDowell St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Since opening on June 4, 2010, Red Hat Amphitheater has become a beacon for live entertainment in the Southeast. Just steps from the fun and energy of downtown Raleigh’s bars, clubs, galleries and restaurants, this 5,500-seat venue blends the state-of-the-art with the simply convenient. Located just steps from the Raleigh Convention Center and four nearby parking garages, Red Hat Amphitheater has showcased acts like Maroon 5, Stone Temple Pilots, Vampire Weekend, Paramore, Chelsea Handler, Heart, Barenaked Ladies and the North Carolina Symphony. Events will run from April - October.

General

General
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Elevators Indoor:
Red Hat Amphitheater Meeting Facility
  • Theatre Capacity: 5,990
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 5,990
  • ABC Permits:
  • Indoor:
  • Band Allowed:
  • Chairs Provided:
  • Linens Available:
  • Outside Catering From Approved List Required:
  • Parking Onsite:
  • Tables Provided:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Main Area X           5990     50     40     5990     No  

Faith No More

  • July 31, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Faith No More with special guest Refused will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Friday, July 31. View Details

ThePianoGuys

  • August 07, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

ThePianoGuys will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. View Details

Sublime with Rome

  • August 10, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Sublime with Rome with special guests Rebelution, Pepper and Mickey Avalon will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Aug. 10. View Details

Counting Crows

  • August 12, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Counting Crows are following up on their critically acclaimed seventh album, Somewhere Under Wonderland, with the U.S. leg of their 2015 worldwide tou... View Details

Australian Pink Floyd Show

  • August 20, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Acclaimed tribute band The Australian Pink Floyd Show with special guests Led Zeppelin2 will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Aug. 20. View Details

O.A.R.

  • August 23, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

O.A.R. with special guests Allen Stone and Brynn Elliot will play Red Hat Amphitheater on Aug. 23. View Details

Under the Sun Tour 2015

  • August 28, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Under the Sun, the hugely popular summer tour celebrating the golden age of alternative pop rock 'n' roll, returns with a star-studded festival line-u... View Details

Rick Springfield

  • September 04, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Rick Springfield with special guests Loverboy and The Romantics will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Friday, Sept. 4. View Details

Death Cab for Cutie

  • September 15, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

As "Kintsugi" draws critical applause, iconic band Death Cab for Cutie adds multiple dates to an already epic trek, including a stop in Rale... View Details

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in Concert

  • September 18, 2015 - September 19, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Featuring Howard Shores complete Academy Award- and Grammy-winning score performed live on-stage by more than 250 musicians. Peter Jacksons Award-Winn... View Details

Life in Color

  • September 26, 2015
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

After multiple sold out shows across the world, we are packing up the Paint Factory and heading out for our 2015 Fall Tour! This year's tour aims to a... View Details

  • Red Hat Amphitheater

    Red Hat Amphitheater

    With urban atmosphere and ample parking nearby, the Red Hat Amphitheater is caters to Music Maniacs, whether you're here for one show, staying the night or even considering the facility for hosting your own special event.

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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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