Youngstown Concert Tickets
Youngstown, Ohio is the county seat of Mahoning County and the city was named after John Young, a man who founded the city’s first gristmill and sawmill. Originally thriving in the production of steel, the city experienced a decline in the 1970’s during the decline of the nation’s steel industry. In recent years, Youngstown has regained its popularity amongst locals and in recent years, was ranked by Forbes.com as one of the top cities within the country to raise a family.
The city of Youngstown features a wide array of establishments which offer locals and tourists alike to recreational and cultural experiences. Some of these establishments include the Covelli Centre, the Powers Auditorium, the Oakland Center for the Arts, the Stambaugh Auditorium as well as a number of museums which include the McDonough Museum of Art and the Butler Institute of American Art.
One of the popular venue hotspots within the city of Youngstown is the Covelli Center. Established in 2005, this multi-purpose arena was formerly called the Youngstown Convocation Center and the Chevrolet Center and can accommodate an approximate of 5,900 people. The center is also home to a sports team, the United States Hockey League’s Youngstown Phantoms. The first event hosted by the center was during its grand opening when 3 Doors Down held a concert here. Since then, many live performances have been hosted by the Covelli Center some of which have included from artists Carrie Underwood and Elton John.
The Stambaugh Auditorium, another venue place located within the northern downtown area of the city of Youngstown, was opened to the public in 1926 and in 1984, was finally included in the National Register of Historic Places. The auditorium’s concert hall can accommodate an approximate of 2,552 people and boasts ideal acoustic for various music performances. Many events and live performances have been showcased in the Stambaugh Auditorium which has included concerts by Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and more. The auditorium is the current home of the Henry H. Stambaugh Youth Concert Band.
The Powers Auditorium is considered as one of the largest auditoriums within the Youngstown area. This auditorium, built in 1931, is part of the DeYor Performing Arts Center. The larger complex also houses several venues which include the Ford Family Recital Hall, the Beecher Flad Pavilion and the Adler Art Academy. The Powers Auditorium is the present home of the Youngstown Symphony and plays hosts to several local and touring productions.