Detroit Masonic Temple

Detroit Masonic Temple

Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit History

Masonic Temple Theatre is a one-of-a-kind venue that was constructed from 1920 to 1926 by George Mason and Company, and is known to be the largest building of its type in the world. It was originally built to contain several bowling lanes and three movie theaters, only two of which were completed. These days, Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit serves as a stunning concert hall and is also available to rent for other formal events as well, providing plenty of opportunities to entertain. Named as a member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit has a rich history to go a long with a steady stream of amazing events from one year to the next, cementing it as one of the top places in Detroit to take in a show.

The Masonic Temple is also known as a place where the musical arts are celebrated in a very big way. During one difficult period of the Temple's history, Jack White of The White Stripes even pitched in a very large sum to help the Masonic Temple Theatre when it was in a financial bind. Since then, the Temple Theatre has come back with a vengeance, bringing plenty of amazing shows to the stage and ushering in another amazing era of entertainment at the Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit.


Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit Events

Originally opened as a meeting place for the Masons, Masonic Temple Theatre is a gorgeous place to take in a show these days, but you're not going to figure that out from home. The calendar, as per usual, is packed with opportunities that will attract music lovers of all different ages and tastes, making the Masonic Temple Theatre one of those eclectic venues that tends to have a little something for everyone. You could catch a concert featuring Jack White, Bastille, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds or something altogether different, making it always a good idea to keep an eye on the calendar of events to make sure you don't miss out on anything.


Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit Trivia

Did you know that the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit used the same trowel used by George Washington for the U.S. Capitol?

There's a reason that the Masonic Temple has such a celebrated history as an iconic Detroit venue, as there are a wealth of intriguing details about this unique building and concert hall. Back in the early 1920s, builders of the Masonic Temple Theatre ended up using the exact same trowel for the cornerstone of the building used by the famous first U.S. president to help lay the foundation for the Capitol.


Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit Experience

Whether you are headed to Masonic Temple Theatre Detroit for a concert, speech, or any other performing art, you're sure to have the perfect atmosphere for an exciting live show. We know it's commonplace to attempt to stay at home and conjure up the experience of a live show these days, but as soon as you're actually there feeling the energy of a great crowd you'll see how the home-viewing experience simply pales in comparison. With one of your favorite musicians bringing the house down at an amazing venue like the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit, you'll see that it simply doesn't get any better than this if you're looking for a great show in Rock City.

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