300 E. Green Street
Opened in 1931
City owned facility with 2,968 seats.
The beautiful facility was designed by George Edwin Bergstrom, Cyril Bennett and Fitch Haskell.
The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is used primarily for performing arts such as - symphony, ballet and opera. Touring Broadway musicals have also been staged here. It was home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and is currently home to the Pasadena Symphony.
Rock groups are welcomed but there is a careful screening process that scans promoters and groups. It was never known for being a major rock concert venue.
Sampling of concert held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium 1962 - 1978
The Weavers APRIL 13Dave Brubeck Quartet NOVEMBER 2
Allan Sherman, Harpo Marx JANUARY 19Peter, Paul and Mary FEBRUARY 9
Peter, Paul and Mary MARCH 1Odetta MARCH 27Roger Miller, Herb Alpert and Tijuana Brass MAY 29Pete Seeger JUNE 12Dave Clark Five, The Spats JULY 10Bob Dylan DECEMBER 18
Liberace JANUARY 30Pearl Bailey FEBRUARY 3Roger Williams APRIL 21Chad & Jeremy, Ian Whitcomb, Buffalo Springfield APRIL 29 & 30The Smothers Brothers OCTOBER 23
Peter, Paul & Mary FEBRUARY 17Petula Clark APRIL 8Glenn Yarbrough MAY 19Charles Aznavour NOVEMBER 25
Simon & Garfunkel MARCH 29The Grassroots, People MAY 24Guy Lombardo NOVEMBER 2
Peter, Paul and Mary FEBRUARY 15Simon & Garfunkel MARCH 29Glenn Yarbrough MAY 9Count Basie JUNE 7
The Band JANUARY 23Bert Bacharach, Lou Rawls MARCH 14Righteous Brothers MARCH 28Deep Purple AUGUST 30The Grateful Dead, Riders of the Purple Sage SEPTEMBER 25Jefferson Airplane (w/out Grace Slick), Hot Tuna OCTOBER 17Glenn Yarbrough, The Dillards NOVEMBER 14Eric Clapton, Derek and the Dominoes NOVEMBER 21Righteous Brothers MARCH 28
The Carpenters, Seals & Croft JANUARY 15Kenny Rogers and the First Edition MARCH 6Arlo Guthrie APRIL 23Badfinger APRIL 30
Bobby Sherman APRIL 15Dave Mason JUNE 28Glenn Yarbrough and the original Limeliters DECEMBER 6DR Hook and the Medicine Show, Canned Heat DECEMBER 13
Sammy Davis Jr. MARCH 23Pointer Sisters APRIL 12Connie Stevens MAY 17
Righteous Brothers, Jim Stafford MARCH 27
Jethro Tull JANUARY 14 & 15Lake, Dingoes OCTOBER 31
Thin Lizzy OCTOBER 15