Pensacola Area Concert Venues

Finding great music in Pensacola is easy!  The city is home to large and small concert venues, with event spaces ranging from indoor music halls to sites on the beach.  You can find music that appeals to everyone. Don’t miss a beat in Pensacola!

Pensacola Bay Center

The Pensacola Bay Center is one of the busiest facilities in Florida and has hosted some of the biggest names in the entertainment business, including Cher, Jimmy Buffet, Kiss, Elton John and more!  It is an indoor arena with a capacity of 8,049 for hockey games, and as much as 10,000 for non-hockey events. The Ice Zone is open to the public October-April with the opportunity to skate on the ice!  The Center is also available for meetings and tradeshows with 23,000 square feet of space and 10,000 square feet of meeting space. To learn more, click here:   

Vinyl Music Hall

If you are interested in exciting music and entertainment of all genres, look no further than the Vinyl Music Hall!  This intimate 850 person live music hall is also available for private parties, corporate events, and weddings. To learn more, click here:  

Bands on the Blackwater

Held at Jernigan’s Landing on the west bank of the beautiful Blackwater River, the Bands on the Blackwater Concerts offer the best live music on the Gulf Coast in a picturesque, family-friendly setting.  All concerts are held on Fridays from 7:00-9:00 PM. There is plenty of parking available in the downtown area or you could come by boat and listen from the river! Blankets and chairs are welcome. To learn more, click here:  

Amphitheater At the Wharf

This 10,000-seat open-air venue serves as the backdrop for top performers in the country from hip-hop to country, to rock and roll, and more!  One of the largest venues along the Gulf Coast, the Amphitheater showcases big names such as Jason Aldean, James Taylor, Dave Mathews, Styx, Foreigner and more!  Several hotels are located at the Wharf, so feel free to stay and play! 

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Saenger Theatre

The Saenger Theatre is a historic theater and is the Grand Dame of Palafox Street. Built in 1925, originally for Vaudeville and Silent Movies, the theatre has seen Cinemascope movies, News Reels 24 during WWII and as it is located near the railroad tracks, it featured movies and events popular with performers who were traveling by train. Later in its life, the theater hosted the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Bob Hope, Burl Ives and others. Today, Broadway Shows and world renown performers and local bands take the stage regularly. To learn more, click here: 

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