Outdoor Concerts at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana


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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.

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 2021, the concert season kicks-off in July and runs through early fall. Start planning and book your hotel or campsite nearby Ruoff Music Center as soon as concerts are announced.

COVID Guidelines

The CDC strongly recommends that all fans who are not fully vaccinated continue to wear face coverings unless they are actively eating, drinking or are otherwise exempt from having to wear a face covering. Fully vaccinated guests are not required to wear a face covering.

Starting Oct. 4, prior to entry into Ruoff Music Center, ALL shows will require attendees to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event OR full COVID-19 vaccination (at least two weeks after final dose). Proof must be a PRINTED copy of a negative test result or vaccination, or the original vaccination card.

Select artists and shows will require these same entry protocols BEFORE Oct. 4.

Please note that requirements and venue protocols, such as testing and vaccination are subject to change, so be sure to check back closer to your event date for the latest information.

COVID-19 Policies in 2021

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” and/or small clutch bags (4.5”x 6.5”) are permitted.

Mobile Tickets

All events are mobile entry, meaning your mobile device will be used to gain entrance. Tickets will not be emailed or available for print.

Cashless Payments

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.




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