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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  

alt-J

  • April 03, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

alt-J will play Red Hat Amphitheater on Friday, Apr. 3, 2015. View Details

Bryan Adams

  • April 18, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Multi-platinum selling recording artist Bryan Adams will be plugging in once again and hitting the road with his full band in Apr. to celebrate the 30... View Details

John Fogerty

  • May 05, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

John Fogerty's highly anticipated world wide '1969' tour is pleased to annouce a stop at Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on May 5! View Details

Brand New

  • May 09, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Brand News with special guest Manchester Orchestra will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Saturday, May 9. View Details

NEEDTOBREATHE

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

Grammy nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE "Tour de Compadres" 2015 North American Tour is coming to Raleigh! NEEDTOBREATHE with special guest... View Details

The Decemberists

  • June 03, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

In support of their latest release, What a Terrible World, What a Beauitful World, The Decemberists will play Red Hat Amphitheatre, in downtown Raleig... View Details

Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional

  • June 09, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Two of alternative rock's defining, music artists Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional, are coming together for a massive summer tour in 2015. T... View Details

Flogging Molly

  • June 16, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Flogging Molly and Gogol Bordello, with special guest Mariachi El Bronx, will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on June 16. Founded... View Details

Hozier

  • June 19, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Hozier wil play the Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Friday, June 19. Special guest the Antlers will join Hoizer. View Details

Lindsey Stirling

  • June 22, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling, will take her critically acclaimed live show on the road with her highly anticipated North American 2015 Summer... View Details

Move Live On Tour

  • July 02, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

On the heels of their sold out 2014 tour, superstar sibilings Julianne and Derek Hough will team up once again, dancing their way across stages all ov... View Details

Barenaked Ladies

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

Barenaked Ladies will be heading back out on the road this summer for their 2015 Last Summer On Earth Tour. Joined by special guests Violent Femmes an... View Details

The 'Works!

  • July 04, 2015
  • Location: Fayetteville St. & Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Once again, downtown Raleigh will host the city's Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza. Join in on the Independence Day Celebration during the day ... View Details

Slightly Stoopid

  • July 17, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Slightly Stoopid with special guests Dirty Heads and The Expendables will play Red Hat Amphitheater in downtown Raleigh on Fri., July 17. View Details

Idina Menzel

  • July 22, 2015
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Called "The Streisand of her generation" by the Denver Post, Idina Menzel has captivated audiences at sold-out concerts around the world. T... View Details

My Morning Jacket

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

My Morning Jacket will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on July 28. The Waterfall, My Morning Jacket's first album in four years, set for May 4 re... 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

  • 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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