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live shows and festivals at merriweather post pavilion

No matter how you like your music - rock, classical, techno, blues, pop, jazz, country or hip hop- you'll find your rhythm at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. Nestled in the midst of 40 acres of rolling forests, in between Washington, DC and Baltimore on the I-29 corridor, this is one of the world's most beautiful and legendary amphitheaters. This is the stage where the most iconic names in music have played over the decades. Janis Joplin, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Jones and Green Day are just some of the acts that have performed here. Today you'll find the best in contemporary entertainment, along with great food, a sculpture garden, a Music Pinball Arcade and the latest in environmental preservation. Come for the music, stay for the experience.


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Vary by show.

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Vary by show.


  • Concerts
  • Classical Performances
  • Festivals


  • Musical Performances
  • Dining
  • Sculpture Garden
  • Nature
  • Pinball Arcade
  • Entertainment Events


  • Where can I find a schedule of the upcoming shows at Merriweather Post Pavilion?

    Merriweather Post Pavillion works hard to bring guests the best contemporary artists and events in a stunning outdoor venue from May through November. With acts ranging from classical to country and everything in between, there is sure to be a show for everyone. Check out the latest line up and book your tickets here.
  • When do the gates open for shows at the Merriweather Post Pavilion?

    Attending a show at Merriweather Post Pavillion is about more than just the music. Over 40 acres of preserved woodlands welcome you to a venue unlike any other. To ensure you have time to check out the sculpture gardens, the landscapes and the Music Pinball Arcade, gates open approximately 90 minutes before showtime.

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