The PNC Bank Arts Center is an amphitheatre in Holmdel Township, New Jersey. Voted in the TOP 5 theatres in America, the PNC Bank Arts Amphitheatre is a premier venue, with a mega seating capacity of 17,500, with the grass areas allowing for a whopping 10,500 people! The amphitheatre was designed by noted modernist architect Edward Durell Stone and featured open sides covered by a 200-foot, saucer-like roof supported by eight large concrete pillars. The Garden State Arts Center first opened on June 12, 1968, with a program featuring pianist Van Cliburn, conductor Eugene Ormandy, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. The PNC Bank Arts Center has some of the biggest music artists in the world, from pop legend Lionel Richie, to the best live bands Dave Matthews band and the Zac Brown Band, to 70’s rock legends Journey and Boston – the Band. It’s all kicking off here in New Jersey, don’t miss out, head over to our schedule page for listings of the latest events!