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Riverbend Music Center Events

6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230 US

Riverbend Music Center

Capacity: 20,500

Opened: 1984

About Riverbend Music Center

Riverbend Music Center, situated along the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a premier outdoor amphitheater that has been enhancing the city's music scene since its opening in 1984. Originally constructed for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, it was made possible through land donation by Taft Broadcasting and a significant financial contribution from Mr. and Mrs. J. Ralph Corbett. This venue, designed by Michael Graves, boasts a capacity of 20,500 and serves as a major summer music venue, hosting an array of concerts, festivals, and symphony performances. Over the years, Riverbend has welcomed a diverse range of artists, from John Denver to Ed Sheeran and Gwen Stefani. Adjacent to Riverbend Music Center is the PNC Pavilion, a more intimate venue established in 2008 to host smaller-scale events. Together, these venues offer a comprehensive music and entertainment experience, catering to a wide variety of musical tastes and events. The Riverbend Music Center is not only known for its significant role in reviving Cincinnati's concert scene after the 1979 Who concert tragedy but also for its annual performances by Jimmy Buffett, who attracted sell-out crowds for over three decades. The center's strategic location next to Coney Island and Belterra Park adds to its appeal, providing concertgoers with additional entertainment options. With its state-of-the-art design, exceptional acoustics, and picturesque setting, the Riverbend Music Center stands as a testament to Cincinnati's vibrant cultural landscape and continues to draw music lovers from all over the region.

Riverbend Music Center Events

Over the years, Riverbend Music Center has hosted many entertainment events since its inception. Its versatility allows it to be the stage for various performances and sports events. Given its history, the venue is set to continue attracting notable artists and sports performers. Several artists and sports events have already announced their performance shows for this year.

Past Riverbend Music Center Concerts, Tours and events

Riverbend Music Center has been a cornerstone of the arts community, offering a diverse array of performances that range from music events to sports events including Dave Matthews Band, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Jeremih, Jason Aldean, Fall Out Boy and many more.

Riverbend Music Center Seating Chart

Riverbend Music Center Seating Chart offers a variety of seating options, but it can vary depending on the events. TicketX can offer you the suitable seats along with your preference. With our handy seating chart, you can compare different seating options to find tickets that match your price range and location preferences.

Where to sit at Riverbend Music Center

Riverbend Music Center offers diverse seating options to enhance your concert experience. Each seating choice at Riverbend Music Center caters to different preferences, whether you want to be up close, prefer a bird's-eye view, or enjoy a casual night under the stars.

  • Pit Seats: Located directly in front of the stage, the Pit offers an unparalleled close-up view of performances, ideal for those looking to be as close to the action as possible.

  • Pavilion Seating: This area features tiered seating that ensures excellent sightlines to the stage. The sections closest to the stage (101-112 and 201-212) offer an intimate experience with performers. For those preferring a bit of distance while still enjoying a great view, the mid-range sections (113-120 and 213-220) are perfect. The 300 level sections provide elevated views, allowing for a panoramic perspective of the stage and lawn area.

  • Lawn Seating: For a more laid-back atmosphere, the lawn area offers an open space where you can relax on a blanket or in lawn chairs. This option is great for enjoying the concert in a more communal setting. Additionally, some events offer General Admission lawn seating, letting attendees choose their spot on a first-come, first-served basis, potentially getting closer to the stage.

How to get the cheap Riverbend Music Center tickets

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