Greek Theatre Uc Berkeley Tickets
Entertaining alumni, students and members of Cal Berkeley community for over 100 years is The William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre. Located on the campus of University of California, Greek Theatre stands grand with a history of wonderful and memorable events. Built in 1903, the stage of Greek Theatre UC Berkeley has seen so many wonderful artists and events and till present the venue is the best source of entertainment around the Berkeley campus. The venue’s lineup has never gone with gaps for too long at a time; neither has Greek Theatre UC Berkeley tickets seen less than awesome sales.
Built on the site of Ben Weed’s Amphitheatre, the venue is named after William Randolph Hearst because of his hefty contribution in the construction. And it is called Greek Theatre because of its design based on the primeval Greek theater of Epidaurus. The location of Greek Theatre UC Berkeley also gives it an edge in being the best campus facility in the country. It overlooks San Francisco Bay and presents spectacular views of San Francisco skyline, Mount Tampalpais, Bay Bridges and the Golden Gate.
With a seating capacity of 8,500 and an intimate setting, events at the Greek Theatre go on, come rain or shine. Some events are general admission while some are limited or full reserved. Fans that are lucky enough to get places in the front have more flexibility to dance up-close to the stage while the shows can equally be enjoyed from the tiered stone seats a little further back. Attendees wanting to enjoy a nice view of the stage as well as the outside can sit on the lawn, located even higher, above the stone steps.
Artists and bands like Bob Marley, Grateful Dead, Pearl Jam, Dave Mathews Band, Elvis Costello, Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Tracy Chapman and Sarah McLachlan have performed at Greek Theatre UC Berkeley. A number of artists have regarded Greek Theatre as one of their favorite places of performing. Concert promotion responsibility was handed over to Another Planet Entertainment in 2004 which makes sure to bring the best events here at the venue. Big personalities like Dalai Lama, President Theodore Roosevelt and William Randolph Hearst have presented memorable speeches here as well. Frequent events at the Greek Theatre include UC Berkeley graduation ceremonies, Commencement Convocation, the Big Game Bonfire Rally held before the university goes on to play against Stanford in the Big Game and the Berkeley Jazz Festival.
Greek Theatre UC Berkeley is one of those extraordinary venues which are capable of giving a memorable experience not only to the attendees but also to the artist coming here to perform. Every year, thousands of people make memories of the great time here at the Greek Theatre. From May till October, the venue’s scheduled is filled with so many great events that makes it hard for entertainment seekers which one to watch and which one to miss. And throughout this time, Greek Theatre UC Berkeley tickets remain the centre of attention of the community.