Ruoff Music Center
Experts and fans agree, Ruoff Music Center, formerly Klipsch Music Center, in Noblesville, Indiana rocks. In 2018, the venue sold more concert tickets than any other amphitheater in the world, according to Pollstar. Rolling Stone also included Ruoff Music Center on the list of 11 Hottest Outdoor Music Venues.
The Noblesville concert venue is the largest amphitheater in the Midwest and sees hundreds of thousands of music lovers each season. Where else can you join up to 24,000 people to hear the biggest names in pop, country, rock and hip-hop to a backdrop of a stunning Indiana sunset?
In 2023, the concert season kicks-off in May and runs through September. Start planning and book your hotel or campsite nearby Ruoff Music Center as soon as concerts are announced.
Clear Bag Policy
To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, a clear bag policy is in place. Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12”.
All events are mobile entry, meaning your mobile device will be used to gain entrance. Tickets will not be emailed or available for print.
All points of sale will only accept credit or debit.
Read the full list of health and safety guidelines at Ruoff Music Center.
What to Bring
Your favorite artist makes a pit stop at Ruoff Music Center for their sold-out tour. Whether you’re a first-timer or veteran, take a peek at our checklist to make sure your bag is packed properly for a night of music under the stars.
- ID – if you’re over 21 and plan to purchase alcoholic beverages.
- Sunglasses and sunscreen – protect your skin and your eyes from the hot summer sun!
- Boots and a cowboy hat – Ruoff Music Center hosts a number of country concerts each summer, so dress for the occasion!
- Parking plan - get your parking pass ahead of time, plan to pay for parking on-site or take a ride-share to the show.
- Rain gear – the show must go on, rain or shine! If precipitation is in the forecast, plan your outfit accordingly. The lawn can get damp and muddy, so we recommend rain boots and a rain jacket.
- Patience – Thousands of other fans are excited to see the performer, too. Traffic getting in and out might take some time, but remain patient and follow directions from Ruoff Music Center officials and law enforcement assisting with traffic.
- But what about a lawn chair or a camera? For these items and more, rules may vary by individual show and performer. Always check with Ruoff Music Center before lugging these items to the front gate.
The venue opened in 1989 as Deer Creek Music Center, and renamed to Ruoff Music Center in 2017. With a seating capacity of 24,000, it’s the largest outdoor amphitheater in the Indianapolis area.