SHIPSHEWANA (March 09, 2020) – The Blue Gate Theatre has opened their new 1500 seat, $4 million dollar theater space at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center. The new venue opens to a busy schedule of 80+ public concerts and numerous private events in the coming year. The Blue Gate will host an open house for the general public on March 24th from 4pm to 7pm that will include backstage tours, giveaways, food, a ribbon cutting and more.
"What a fantastic venue!!! Heard every detail of the music without it being too loud!!! Very nice ushers and pleasant facilities!!!"
- Julie Rice (Facebook)
"Your new Performing Arts venue is OUTSTANDING! You are the premier concert venue in the area! A great variety of shows and accommodations."
- Pamela Ann (Facebook)
"Awesome facility- fantastic decor! Great Acts! Best venue for many miles to attend concerts!"
- Kelli Morris (Facebook)
"We attended the Guess Who concert at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center and it was the first event in the new and improved PAC. The seats are so comfortable, well cushioned and you have cup holders!! There is NOT a bad seat in the house! Plenty of leg room and very comfy. KUDOS to the Blue Gate Theater group for making this HUGE improvement to your concert venue! Way to go!!!"
- jojack (TripAdvisor)
"As always the concert was awesome But the best part was the new concert venue that the Blue Gate has It was wonderful. The seats are very comfortable with plenty of leg room and cupholders for drinks. Thanks for the update it will make our yearly visits so much nicer"
- dvdevries (TripAdvisor)
"What a fantastic venue! Not a bad seat in the house! Lots of leg & hip room at your seat. Comfortable tempature with air flowing!"
- director367 (TripAdvisor)
"This is our second concert at the Blue Gate and it is hands down the best location for a concert. It is the only concert location where you don't have to wait hours to get out of the parking lot after the concert also."
- mfry1996 (TripAdvisor)
"The new performing arts center is fantastic, great seating! Great display of music history of signed guitars in the lobby."
- ConcertJunkie14 (TripAdvisor)
"Loved this venue. Nice people, nice atmosphere, not a bad seat in the house!"
- Connie Perkins (Google)