Charles Ives Center for the Arts

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Beautifully wooded outdoor amphitheater, honors the memory of Danbury native Charles Edward Ives (1874-1954), one of America’s great composers. Concerts/performances most weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. A variety of contemporary music styles are represented including: jazz/swing, pop/rock, blues/R&B, folk/country, Broadway, and classical. 5,500 seating capacity; 1,700 reserved seats, 3,800 lawn seating capacity- with JumboTron Video Screen. The Ives Authority will continue to produce the highest quality music and other arts related programming at the Ives Concert Park, a unique outdoor amphitheatre situated on a beautiful parcel of preserved, state owned land which includes 40 wooded acres, a pond, breathtaking gardens and public hiking trails.