• Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • US
  • Saturday, October 28, 2017
  • 3:45pm - 6:00pm
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  • Folk Music Variety Show

    A Prairie Home Companion is a longstanding variety show that focuses on folk music. The show broadcasts across 700 public radio stations throughout the world; and while 3.5 million people tune in each week, a few thousand folks can see the show live while it’s being recorded. The show is based out of the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, however the show goes on the road every season. The show will return to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

    A Prairie Home Companion at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium

    Chris Thile

    Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile became the host of A Prairie Home Companion in 2016. Chris was born in Oceanside, California where he learned, at age 5, to play the mandolin. He formed a bluegrass band called Nickel Creek and another called Punch Brothers; Chris also collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan and Edgar Meyer on The Goat Rodeo Sessions.


    Purchase tickets via Ticketmaster.com; by calling 1 (800) 982-2787; or in-person at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Box Office. Tickets range from $38 to $68.

    Pasadena Civic Auditorium

    The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located at 300 E Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101, it is the centerpiece of the Pasadena Convention Center campus. The 3,000-seat venue is on the National Register of Historic Places and was designed in Mediterranean Revival architecture.

    Getting There

    Metro Gold Line

    Take the Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station and walk four blocks to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (10 minutes). Walking Directions→

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located in downtown Pasadena, off of the 210 and 110 freeways. Directions


    Parking costs $12 per day for up to 16 hours, or $18 per day for in-and-out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the convention center, these are operated by The Paseo. More→

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  • Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • T: 626-793-2122
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