Boutwell Auditorium

Kevin G. Arrington, Director

Boutwell Auditorium

1930 8th Avenue North

Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Phone: 205-254-2820


The Historical Boutwell Municipal Auditorium is surrounded by the eclectic mixture of the downtown Birmingham Business District, with the excitement of other adjacent entertainment venues, and a total air of arts, culture and diverse ethnicity. The Exhibition Hall overlooks the fountain and greenway of Linn Park. Our entrance to the Main Arena offers a feel of safety and civic pride as City Hall is in clear view. Boutwell’s interior, creatively decorated in art deco fashion, is the site of two premiere entertainment areas. The large Main Arena can accommodate up to 6,000 people at full capacity and the smaller Exhibition Hall will hold a maximum of 1, 000. From Sports Events, Circus Presentations, Awards Banquets / Theme Galas, Elegant Balls, Symphony / Rock / Blues / R&B / Rap Concerts, and Theatrical Productions, to Weddings, Receptions, Showers, Reunions, Seminars, Anniversary/Birthday/Retirement Parties, Fashion and Trade Shows, Book Signings and Meetings of all types, the Boutwell Municipal Auditorium offers facilities to accommodate a wide variety of activities and events. ALL of your business and social functions can take place right here!

The Historical Boutwell Municipal Auditorium has everything you need, from an in-house Ticket Office, open Catering, a conscientious and professional staff, concert-size stage with versatile sound and lighting equipment, to spacious marble inner and outer lobbies for socializing and a comfortable Conference Room. Parking is conveniently located adjacent the building. Make it easy on yourself; whatever you are planning ~ Boutwell Municipal Auditorium is the right place.

For further information call 205-254-2820. For ticket information call 205-254-7797. Directions Auditorium Item Fees, Regulations, And Policies

  • Staff: Kevin G. Arrington, Director / Main Arena Booking ~ 254-2820
  • Charlotte Latham, Concessions Supervisor ~ 254-7762
  • Charles Williams, Building Maintenance Superintendent ~ 254-773
  • Jesse McElroy, Stage Manager ~ 254-7761
  • Lillie Everson, Box Office Supervisor ~ 254-7797
  • Elaine Gibbs, Box Office Cashier ~ 254-7797
  • B. Phillips Hong, Administrative Assistant to the Mayor / Exhibition Hall Booking ~ 254-2412
  • Judy Menefee-Wright, Secretary ~ 254-2820

Boutwell Schedule of Events 

June 2015
June 2015.pdf
83.4 KiB

Auditorium Fees 

13.4 KiB

Seating Chart 

557.4 KiB

Floor Seating Chart 
557.4 KiB