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Tanglewood - End Stage Seating Map

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Tanglewood - General Admission Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to the Next Tanglewood Event

Tickets to Tanglewood events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Tanglewood 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 $52, but can range all the way up to $4055. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Tanglewood 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 Tanglewood event live!

About Tanglewood

Located in Lenox, Massachusetts, Tanglewood is a performing arts center that first opened its doors in 1938. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Tanglewood Seating

Tanglewood has a total capacity of 20,000. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named Tanglewood, it was also known as Berkshire Music Center.


Events at Tanglewood

Tanglewood is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert, festival and children / family events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Tanglewood

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


Security at Tanglewood

Security at Tanglewood 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 Tanglewood has a strict bag policy.


Tanglewood Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

The organizers will encourage you to bring your picnic essentials. But do take into consideration the following prohibited items and activities:

  • Motorized vehicles, except transport devices used by individuals with mobility impairments
  • Weapons with or without a permit
  • Animals, except service dogs
  • Drones, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, etc
  • Cooking, open flames, grilling, fireworks, etc
  • Tents of any kind
  • Photography and video recording during concerts
  • Smoking or vaping of any substance
  • Unauthorized ticket resellers, solicitation, and distribution of materials


What to Bring to Tanglewood

When you come to an event at Tanglewood, 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 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.


Is Tanglewood ADA Accessible?

Tanglewood 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, Tanglewood has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Tanglewood Experience

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


Food and Beverage at Tanglewood

Plenty of concessions are available at Tanglewood. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Tanglewood

Tanglewood 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 Tanglewood 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 Tanglewood

Tanglewood is located at 297 West Street, Lenox, Massachusetts, 01240. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Tanglewood?

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 Tanglewood, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 297 West Street, Lenox. 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 Train Stop to Tanglewood

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Albany Amtrak Station. 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.

Located in the heart of the scenic Berkshire Hills in Lenox, Massachusetts, Tanglewood is a celebrated music venue with an illustrious history. Serving as the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937, it is cherished for its idyllic setting and world-class performances.

This iconic venue has played host to a plethora of renowned artists and composers including Leonard Bernstein, Yo-Yo Ma, and James Taylor. Known for its lush green lawns, Tanglewood offers a unique blend of nature and music, where attendees can enjoy a picnic while listening to outstanding performances.

Adding to its charm, Tanglewood's Koussevitzky Music Shed was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2000, further cementing its significance in American culture. With its blend of history, stunning natural beauty, and exceptional musical heritage, Tanglewood remains a must-visit destination for music lovers around the world.



Tanglewood Seating Information

Lawn Seating

For those seeking a relaxed and informal concert experience, lawn seating is the perfect choice. It is the most affordable seating option at Tanglewood, allowing concert-goers to set up their spot on the sprawling lawn in front of the stage. As these seats are unreserved, early arrival is recommended to secure an ideal spot.

Reserved Seating

For a more structured concert experience, opt for the reserved seating area. These seats are assigned in the stands behind the lawn, assuring your exact location. Reserved seating varies in price depending on the proximity to the stage, allowing you to choose seats according to your preference and budget.

Box Seating

For an unparalleled concert experience, box seating at Tanglewood is the premium option. Encircling the stage, box seats provide the best views and come with additional amenities such as food and beverage service, justifying their higher price tag.

Bench Seats

Side Benches: Located to the sides of the Middle Orchestra sections, they offer 23 lettered rows of park-style bench seating, with Row A at the front and Row W at the back. These seats provide a less expensive option to get closer to the stage, but support beams on the sides of the Orchestra sections may obstruct the view. Rear Benches: Found at the back of the reserved seating area, these seats are just under the roof and may be exposed to rain, potentially causing fans to get wet during a show.

FAQs about Tanglewood

What time do gates open at Tanglewood Music Center?

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


Looking for local Albany Amphitheater concerts?

Our event listing has a list of all Albany amphitheater concerts happening at Tanglewood Music Center. You can also check out events in neighboring cities by checking out our list of venues by state.


What is Tanglewood known for?

Tanglewood is almost perfectly same distance from Boston and New York and known for its concerts at the Shed. Tanglewood is the summer home for the Boston pops, concerts and the famous Tanglewood on parade 4th of July show.


Can you bring food into Tanglewood?

Yes you can. Bringing food and picnics to Tanglewood is part of the tradition to the grounds and is encouraged.


How early should you arrive at Tanglewood?

The saying among locals is arrive in time for a picnic, then the concert. Be prepared for lots of traffic as cars cab be backed up 3 hours before concert.


How is parking at Tanglewood?

There is plenty of free parking at Tanglewood but it is recommended to arrive early. For guaranteed close parking VIP parking can be purchased.


What else does Tanglewood offer?

Besides the world class concerts Tanglewood is a leader in music education for children of all ages.

Facts about Tanglewood

Capacity:

5,700 - Koussevitzky Music Shed, 1,200 - Seiji Ozawa Hall


Opened:

1937


Past Names:

Berkshire Music Center


Additional Venues At Tanglewood:

Seiji Ozawa Hall

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
John Fogerty Jun 20, 2024 From $76 615
Roger Daltrey Jun 22, 2024 From $69 695
Kool and The Gang Jun 23, 2024 From $65 680
Boyz II Men Jun 27, 2024 From $53 652
Jon Batiste Jun 28, 2024 From $69 566
Trey Anastasio Jun 29, 2024 From $64 582
Brandi Carlile Jun 30, 2024 From $92 332
Jason Mraz Jul 2, 2024 From $69 721
James Taylor Jul 3, 2024 From $67 975
James Taylor Jul 4, 2024 From $75 1,006