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Aug 10
Saturday, August 10
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Aug 11
Sunday, August 11
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Saturday, September 21
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Sep 22
Sunday, September 22
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Sep 22
Sunday, September 22
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Buy Tickets to Providence Performing Arts Center

Tickets to Providence Performing Arts Center events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Providence Performing Arts Center 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 $22, but can range all the way up to $620. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Providence Performing Arts Center 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 Providence Performing Arts Center event live!

About Providence Performing Arts Center

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Providence Performing Arts Center is a performing arts center that first opened its doors in 1928. Currently, it’s under the ownership of a non-profit entity.


Providence Performing Arts Center Seating

Providence Performing Arts Center has a total capacity of 3,100. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named Providence Performing Arts Center, it was also known as Loew's State Theatre, Palace Concert Theater and Ocean State Theatre.


Events at Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence Performing Arts Center is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert, theater and comedy events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Providence Performing Arts Center

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


Security at Providence Performing Arts Center

Security at Providence Performing Arts Center 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 Providence Performing Arts Center has a strict bag policy.


Providence Performing Arts Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

To prioritize the safety of all attendees, everyone entering PPAC must go through metal detectors and undergo bag inspections. Approved bags should easily fit beneath a seat. Firearms, briefcases, suitcases, weapons, external food, and drinks are prohibited within the premises. The use of cameras and recording devices is also forbidden. Please note that there is no designated secure storage area, and confiscated items will not be returned.


What to Bring to Providence Performing Arts Center

When you come to an event at Providence Performing Arts Center, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Providence Performing Arts Center ADA Accessible?

Providence Performing Arts Center is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Providence Performing Arts Center has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Providence Performing Arts Center Experience

Your experience at Providence Performing Arts Center extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Providence Performing Arts Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Providence Performing Arts Center. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, wine, mixed drinks and liquor.


Payment Methods Accepted at Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence Performing Arts Center 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 Providence Performing Arts Center 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.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence Performing Arts Center is located at 220 Weybosset Street, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Providence Performing Arts Center?

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 Providence Performing Arts Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at the curb-side pick-up and drop-off located directly in front of the theatre. 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 Providence Performing Arts Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Weybosset before Richmond. This bus station is located 187 ft from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Providence Performing Arts Center

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Providence, RI - Amtrak/MBTA Station. This station is located 0.8 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

Providence Performing Arts Center is a gem in the heart of the city’s arts and entertainment district. Opened in 1928 as Loew’s State Movie Palace, it quickly became known as the “Jewel of Weybosset Street” and is the second-largest theater of its kind in the United States.

The theater features crystal chandeliers, marble columns and intricate plasterwork. It has gone through many upgrades over the years, including an extensive, multiphase restoration project that returned the venue to its original beauty. It was named to the National Register of Historic Places in the 1970s.

Providence Performing Arts Center attracts audiences each year with a variety of events, from concerts to Broadway productions. Legendary rock acts including the Doors and Van Morrison have taken the stage at the theater, and productions of Wicked and Les Misérables have entertained visitors as well. It has launched a notable 13 national Broadway touring acts, including Rogers and Hammerstein’s King and I in November 2016.

Providence Performing Arts Center is conveniently located off Interstate 95. Parking is readily available in nearby garages and lots, and the venue provides curbside drop-off just outside its front door. A variety of restaurant options, including pizza, seafood and steak, are all within walking distance of the venue. Accommodations are available at several hotels within a few blocks.

The theater encourages visitors to arrive at performances no less than 30 minutes before showtime. Outside food and beverages are prohibited, but concessions are sold at the venue. Cameras and audio/video devices are not allowed inside.

Facts about Providence Performing Arts Center Tickets and Seating Charts - Providence, RI

Capacity:

3,000


Opened:

1928


Past Names:

Loew's State Theatre, Palace Concert Theater

Providence, RI Concert Tickets

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Saturday, July 13
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Jul 14
Sunday, July 14
Sun • 3:00 PM
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Jul 15
Monday, July 15
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Fete Ballroom
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Jul 18
Thursday, July 18
Thu • 8:00 PM
8:00 PM
Fete Lounge
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Jul 20
Saturday, July 20
Sat • 8:00 PM
8:00 PM
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Providence, RI Sports Tickets

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Aug 10
Saturday, August 10
Sat • 12:30 PM
12:30 PM
Amica Mutual Pavilion
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Aug 10
Saturday, August 10
Sat • 7:30 PM
7:30 PM
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Aug 11
Sunday, August 11
Sun • 2:30 PM
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Providence, RI
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Aug 26
Monday, August 26
Mon • 7:30 PM
7:30 PM
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Sep 28
Saturday, September 28
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Brown Stadium
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Providence, RI Theater Tickets

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Aug 1
Thursday, August 1
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Friday, August 2
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Saturday, August 3
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Saturday, August 3
Sat • 7:00 PM
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Aug 4
Sunday, August 4
Sun • 1:00 PM
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Event Dates and Pricing

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band Jul 13, 2024 From $27 429
NAS Jul 20, 2024 From $271 47
Yachtley Crew Jul 27, 2024 From $22 1,208
Brett Goldstein Aug 10, 2024 From $80 120
Brett Goldstein Aug 11, 2024 From $67 115
A Beautiful Noise - The Neil Diamond Musical Sep 21, 2024 From $79 385
A Beautiful Noise - The Neil Diamond Musical Sep 22, 2024 From $109 32
A Beautiful Noise - The Neil Diamond Musical Sep 22, 2024 From $92 160
A Beautiful Noise - The Neil Diamond Musical Sep 24, 2024 From $85 373
A Beautiful Noise - The Neil Diamond Musical Sep 25, 2024 From $79 298