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KEMBA Live! - As I Lay Dying Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - Endstage GA-Platinum Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - Endstage-2 Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - GA Floor Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - GA Pit/Lawn & Platinum Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - GA/GC/Super Fan Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - GA/Reserved Seating Map

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KEMBA Live! - Outdoors GA Platinum Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to the Next KEMBA Live! Event

Tickets to KEMBA Live! events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, KEMBA Live! shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $38, but can range all the way up to $1055. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a KEMBA Live! event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next KEMBA Live! event live!

About KEMBA Live!

Located in Columbus, Ohio, KEMBA Live! is an outdoor amphitheater that first opened its doors in 2001. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Nationwide Realty.


KEMBA Live! Seating

KEMBA Live! has a total capacity of 5200. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named KEMBA Live!, it was also known as PromoWest Pavilion, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, and Express Live!

Events at KEMBA Live!

KEMBA Live! is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert and festival events, in addition to hosting other functions.

Getting into KEMBA Live!

Want to ensure a smooth entry to KEMBA Live!? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.

Security at KEMBA Live!

Security at KEMBA Live! is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that KEMBA Live! has a strict bag policy.


What to Bring to KEMBA Live!

When you come to an event at KEMBA Live!, make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you intend to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also some cash. Because this is an indoor/outdoor venue, it can get a little cold during the winter months (and sometimes year round), so we recommend checking the weather report to consider bringing extra layers and maybe even a blanket. Plus, it might be worth it to carry a rain jacket or poncho just in case the weather changes.

KEMBA Live! Experience

Your experience at KEMBA Live! extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at KEMBA Live!

Plenty of concessions are available at KEMBA Live! Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer,liquor,mixed drinks.

Payment Methods Accepted at KEMBA Live!

KEMBA Live! primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although KEMBA Live! accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.

How to Get to KEMBA Live!

KEMBA Live! is located at 405 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43215. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.

How Early Should I Get to KEMBA Live!?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At KEMBA Live!, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 405 Neil Avenue. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to KEMBA Live!

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Neil Ave & Vine St.

KEMBA Live! is America's very first indoor and outdoor concert venue, located in Ohio. This one-of-a-kind venue features a reversible stage designed to entertain over 275,000 people each year. Its unique structural design earned it a nomination for "Best New Major Concert Venue" in 2001 by the concert industry's leading publication, Pollstar Magazine.

KEMBA Live! has featured some of the biggest names in rock, country, alternative, folk and more over the years, including Coldplay, Foo Fighters, John Mayer and Santana. The venue also hosts a variety of sporting events such as championship boxing and charity walks each year.

2,200 guests can be accommodated indoors, while the outdoor events can host up to 5,200 guests. The outdoor concert season is scheduled from May to September, while the indoor season is booked year-round.

Outside food or beverages, coolers, lawn chairs and umbrellas are not permitted in the venue. Professional photography and video or audio recording devices are prohibited. Small personal cameras are allowed.

KEMBA Live!'s prime location in the heart of downtown Columbus, OH puts you right in the center of the action and all that the city has to offer.

FAQs about KEMBA Live!

What time do gates open at KEMBA Live!?

Gates typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at KEMBA Live!. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.

Looking for local Columbus Amphitheater concerts?

Our event listing has a list of all Columbus amphitheater concerts happening at KEMBA Live!. You can also check out events in neighboring cities by checking out our list of venues by state.

Where is KEMBA Live?

KEMBA Live is located in Columbus, OH. KEMBA Live is one of the most unique venues in the country as it has a reversible stage. During the warmer weather KEMBA Live is a traditional outdoor amphitheater. In colder months the stage rotates indoors for an indoor theatre set up.

How is parking at KEMBA Live?

KEMBA Live is located in the Arena District so there is plenty of parking. The McConnell parking Garage is across the street.

What is the child policy at KEMBA Live?

Unless specified shows at KEMBA Live are all ages. Regardless of age everyone needs at ticket.

Can I bring a bag into KEMBA Live?

KEMBA Live allows clear totes no bigger than 14” X 14" and small purses or clutches. Backpacks are not allowed.

Can I bring a lawn chair to outside shows at KEMBA Live?

Lawn chairs are not permitted at KEMBA Live.

Facts about KEMBA Live!



Past Names/Nicknames:

Promowest Pavilion, Lifestyles Community Pavilion, EXPRESS LIVE!

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