1441 W. Central
Carthage, MO 64836-1020
Phone: (417) 358-3900
Fax: (417) 358-6839
Built in 1973, the Taylor Performing Arts Center has been the Missouri Southern State University's main center for various performing arts events. This acoustically splendid auditorium hosts concerts by various local and national artists/ bands throughout the year, which attracts a large number of music admirers in the city. University students gather here for rehearsals for drama, dances and other activities. Apart from performing arts events, the center hosts lectures and conferences related to the university. Post the tornado that destroyed the city in 2011, the center was the base for Disaster Recovery Center and hosted the memorial service which had country's President Barack Obama in attendance. Visit their website to know more.
Ganesha Theatre on East 7th Street has a lot in store for the music lovers. Featuring an array of gigs by various local artists/ bands, as well as those on tour, the venue gives you an intimate experience of listening to concerts. Apart from live music, the venue also hosts parties, DJ nights and EDM events, much to the delight of the fun-loving crowd. Call or visit their Facebook page to know more about their upcoming events.
The Scottish Rite Cathedral is a renowned site for spiritual indulgence. It is accurately situated at Joplin in Missouri. The ancient building was constructed in 1923. It has been established on a land cover of less than one acre. The historical cathedral carries immense significance and has been included in the National Register of Historic Places. It finely depicts the Beaux Arts style of architecture adding to its structural brilliance.
If you love energetic, vibrant live performances, then the Venue at Downstream Casino is the place to be. Whether you are into eccentric band music or chart busters, you will find something at this place that will appeal to you. It features concerts and performances by the city's notable and upcoming bands. Apart from music, the venue also hosts various other performances like stand up comedies. So, go out and catch a show at the venue this evening or weekend, where your guaranteed to find some exceptional stuff. Call ahead for a schedule on upcoming events and shows.