Newport Music Hall
A musical mecca of the Midwest, the Newport Music Hall holds the honor of being the "Longest Continually Running Rock Club" in the country. Originally built in 1923 as a movie theatre, the facility was converted into The Agora Ballroom in 1970 until purchased by PromoWest in 1984, reopening as the Newport Music Hall. Located on the campus of the Ohio State University, Newport Music Hall maintains the preservation of its historical ballroom architechture and the legacy of its past and present performers. With a 1,700 person capacity and hosting over 150,000 guests a year, the Newport Music Hall has become one of the most legendary rock club's in the country.
Concert Highlights include:
Neil Young, Reo Speedwagon, Devo, James Brown, B.B. King, Todd Rundgren Meatloaf, Cheap Trick, 10,000 Maniacs, Great White, Robin Trower, Bad English, Winger, Jerry Lee Lewis, Black Flag, The Monkees, Violent Femmes, Billy Crystal, The Band, Jay Leno, Billy Ocean, Bad Company, Morris Day, Joe Walsh, Megadeth, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Skid Row, Slayer, George Clinton, Melissa Etheridge, George Thorogood, Bo Diddley, Quiet Riot, Alice in Chains, 38 special, Sonic Youth Pearl Jam, Alice Cooper, Primus, Fishbone, Huey Lewis and the News, Joe Satriani The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Candlebox, Kings of Leon, Foo Fighters, Anthrax, Better Than Ezra, Insane Clown Posse....
Click on an image to the left for some pics of recent Newport shows.
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