Municipal Auditorium – New Orleans, Lousiana

Opened in: 1930

Location: 1201 St. Peter Street

Seating Capacity: 7800

 

Located in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans, adjacent to Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square. This venue has been used for various concerts, performances and athletic events since it opened on May 30, 1930. It is now part of the New Orleans Cultural Center alongside the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

 

Main entrance to the Auditorium facing Congo Square

Main entrance to the Auditorium facing Congo Square

 

Closer look of the Congo Square entrance

Closer look of the Congo Square entrance

 

Basin Street entrance of the Auditorium.

Basin Street entrance of the Auditorium.