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MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION HOTELS
Deep within Symphony Woods—a 40-acre area of preserved forest in the heart of Columbia, Maryland—you’ll find a historic outdoor concert venue: Merriweather Post Pavilion. This legendary amphitheater opened in 1967; and performances by music legends including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Led Zeppelin and the Grateful Dead turned the pavilion into a premier destination for music lovers. Whether you’re a fan of rock, country, R&B, pop, jazz, hip hop, alternative or classical, a stay at one of the Merriweather Post Pavilion hotels in the Choice Hotels family will strike the right chord.
SWEET MUSIC IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Originally built to house the National Symphony Orchestra, the Merriweather Post Pavilion was designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry. The natural outdoor setting provides a truly unique concert experience, with a state-of-the-art sound system and large video screens. With a capacity of 19,319, the pavilion features an enormous kitchen, a Music Pinball Arcade, award-winning sculptures and more. Singer Jack Johnson inspired the Merriweather to be even more environmentally friendly by installing solar panels to power the house lights, starting a composting program, and building new structures using LEED standards.
The pavilion has earned accolades from Billboard and Rolling Stone magazines as one of the top amphitheaters in the U.S., as well as a ranking of 29 out of the top 100 music venues in the nation, according to Consequence of Sound. If you’re planning to catch a show here, you should be sure to book at stay at one of the Merriweather Post Pavilion hotels.
Acts who have performed here include Kid Cudi, My Morning Jacket, Lupe Fiasco, Queen & Adam Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Florida-Georgia Line, Willie Nelson and Family, Mumford and Sons, and Phish. The pavilion has also hosted festivals and tours like the Sweetlife Festival, Capital Jazz Fest, the VANS Warped Tour and the Summer Spirit Festival.
The legendary Jimmy Buffett has performed at the venue more than 40 times, the most by any performer. Whether you visit once or 40 times, you’ll want to check out the hotels near Merriweather Post Pavilion for a convenient, comfortable stay.
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