In Cedar Rapids, IA

Live Music & Concerts

Find upcoming live music and concerts in Cedar Rapids, IA. Don’t miss these touring concerts, live performances and local bands!

Cedar Rapids is home to many live music performances throughout the year. Find out about the top venues for music and performing arts and catch a live concert soon! Here are the top venues for live music:

Paramount Theatre

Built in the 1920s and lovingly restored to its original beauty, this is an amazing place to see live music or a show. Located right downtown, close to dining and nightlife, you can’t miss the bright lights of the marquee.

Alliant Energy PowerHouse

One of the top live music venues in Iowa, the Alliant Energy PowerHouse regularly hosts major headliners and music festivals. Music fans can enjoy a range of venues, including more intimate shows at Club 5 and outdoor riverfront performances at McGrath Amphitheatre.

Opus Concert Cafe

The Opus Concert Cafe is located in downtown Cedar Rapids and regularly hosts chamber music performances from Orchestra Iowa, as well as live jazz, and more. 

McGrath Amphitheatre

The McGrath Amphitheatre is a naturalized, outdoor Amphitheatre located on the west bank of the Cedar River within walking distance of downtown. Designed to host community programs as well as ticketed nationally touring events, the Amphitheatre is the destination to enjoy live entertainment in the summer.

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