Bass Concert Hall Information
- Location: Austin, Texas
- Address: UT campus, 23rd and Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, Texas 78705
- Capacity: 3000
- Year Opened: 1981
- Parking: Parking is available for purchase
Bass Performance Hall is the crown jewel in the crown of the University of Texas at Austin's Performing Arts Center complex. It is the home of the Austin Lyric Opera, Austin Symphony, and touring Broadway shows. Bass offers state of the art lighting and sound. It is the largest of the eight performing arts venues on UT's Austin campus.
Past performances at Bass include comedian Margaret Cho, the legendary Nina Simone, and Conor Oberst. Austin's Ballet, Symphony, and Opera have a home worthy of their astounding talents in this gorgeous venue. The hall's acoustics are as impressive as its sumptuous visual displays. Recent renovations will have a lasting impact on Austin's cultural arts scene.
Bass Concert Hall Ticket FAQs
What are the best seats at Bass Concert Hall?
For concerts, seats in the Orchestra Pit is utilized for seating with seats here offering the most intimate experience. For theatrical performances, rows D-K of the orchestra section provide unobstructed views, while not being too close. First balcony seats are also quite popular, they offer clean sightlines from an elevated position.
Will I be able to see anything from an obstructed view seat?
Bass Concert Hall doesn't have any pillars or other permanent structures obstructing a view’s site-lines. Typically obstructed view seats are located near the stage in the far right or left of the orchestra. The sharp angle can cut off the back of the stage for some performances. These can often be purchased at a steep discount.
What is the Bass Concert Hall Bag Policy?
Bags must be clear and the size must not exceed 12″ x 12″ x 6″. Small non-clear clutch bags that do not exceed 6.5″ x 4.5″ will be permitted. One-gallon size clear re-sealable plastic storage bags are also acceptable. All guests will have to pass through a metal detector.