Texas Hall

Building in Arlington, Texas, United States

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Coordinates: 32°43′47″N 97°06′55″W / 32.7297°N 97.1154°W / 32.7297; -97.1154

Texas Hall
Texas Hall.jpg
Texas Hall exterior in 2010
Location701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, Texas 76010
OwnerUniversity of Texas at Arlington
TypeMulti-purpose venue
Capacity2,625
Construction
OpenedOctober 18, 1965 (1965-10-18)
ArchitectGeorge Dahl[1]
Website
www.uta.edu/texashall/

Texas Hall is a 76,000-square-foot (7,100 m2) proscenium theater on the campus of The University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. It opened in 1965, and has a seating capacity of 2,625.[2]

Texas Hall hosts numerous events per year, including concerts, lectures, meetings, theater, and dance.[2]

The debut event at Texas Hall was a performance by legendary American jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong on October 18, 1965.[2]

Historic performers who have appeared at Texas Hall include Rihanna, Aerosmith, Maya Angelou, Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Pat Boone, Bowling for Soup, Blue Öyster Cult, Harry Chapin, Neil Diamond, Everclear, Focus, Harlem Globetrotters, Houston Ballet, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, James Earl Jones, Judas Priest, Kansas, King Crimson, Kiss, Ludacris, Barry Manilow, Steve Miller Band, MTV Battle of the Bands, Nektar, Willie Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Edward James Olmos, Cal Ripken, Jr., Bob Seger, Jerry Seinfeld, Shiva's Headband, Emmitt Smith, The Supremes, Veggie Tales, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Winter and Frank Zappa.[3]

  1. ^ [Untitled] (Image). Arlington, Texas: UTA Libraries. 1964–1965. Archived from the original on 1964–1965. Retrieved November 15, 2017.CS1 maint: date format (link)
  2. ^ a b c Cite error: The named reference official was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "Past Entertainers and Speakers". Retrieved November 15, 2017.

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