Kennedy Center Concert Hall History
The Kennedy Center Concert Hall which first opened in 1971 is part of the John
F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. D.C. Although it died not open until the Seventies, the idea of the
Kennedy Center actually dates all the way back to the 1930's when Eleanor Roosevelt first came up with the idea. These days
the Kennedy Center Concert Hall Hall is the ideal destination for lovers of the performing arts in the Nation's Capital. All
of the biggest events at the Kennedy Center are held in the concert hall which is the largest theater in the complex. If you
are looking to attend a performance at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall be sure to get your tickets from StubHub early as they
usually do not remain available for long.
Kennedy Center Concert Hall Events
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
is home to some of the biggest concerts in the D.C. area and is the home of the national Symphony which is annually one of
the biggest draws to the venue. Big time musical acts like Norah Jones, Pink Martini, Jackson Browne, Sutton Foster, and more
all hit the stage at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Comedy is also a big part of the schedule at the Kennedy Center as it
is annually the home of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and also features performances by the best stand up comics
in the world like Jerry Seinfeld. All of the best shows in Washington, D.C. are held at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall so
check out the schedule today to see which performances you can attend.
There is certainly
no shortage of things to do in Washington, D.C. If you are looking for some culture feel free to check out any of the Smithsonian
museums or the monuments scattered throughout the city. Additionally there are sports franchises representing all of the major
sports leagues including the Washington Redskins of the NFL, MLB's Washington Nationals, the Washington Capitals of the NHL,
and the NBA's Washington Wizards. Of course, D.C. has long been known for its music scene from hip hop to the hard core punk
scene that really took off in the Eighties courtesy of all of the well known Dischord Records bands. Washington DC is a city
that has plenty to offer for lovers of the performing arts. In addition to National Theatre, StubHub has tickets to numerous
DC venues including Kennedy Center Concert Hall.
Kennedy Center Concert Hall Seating Layout
2,400 seats in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall and is one of the most spectacular venues in the country in which to enjoy
a show. There are two separate seating options available, orchestra or balcony. Orchestra seats allow guests to sit up close
to all of the action on the stage while balcony seats allow for a bird's eye view of the stage and a chance to enjoy all of
the stunning art on the theater's walls during a performance.
An enormous 4,144 pipe organ housed
behind the stage is found inside the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.