The Lyric – Baltimore’s Premiere Live Entertainment Venue

The Lyric is a non-profit performing arts center and live entertainment venue in Baltimore.

We present a variety of music, dance, comedy, youth centric and educational programming of the highest quality to diverse audiences in the greater Baltimore and Maryland region. The Lyric opened in 1894 and is located in the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. The Lyric continues as an anchor institution presenting concerts, events and live entertainment since 1894. The venue has evolved over time and now mixes its historic setting with modern stage technology and the latest conveniences for its patrons.

The Lyric has hosted amazing performances from artists across multiple genres including Robin Williams, Alvin Ailey, The Grateful Dead, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt, Dave Chappelle, Santana, Disney Jr. Dance Party. We’ve also hosted concerts from vocalists and musicians such as, Aretha Franklin, Journey, Ringo Starr, Doobie Brothers, Diana Ross, Joe Bonamassa, and more. We provide Baltimore, Washington, and the surrounding areas with the best live entertainment, concerts, and events. You can find tickets to any of our Baltimore shows online at

The Lyric boasts a great selection of concessions and an amazing audience experience. We offer a variety of local and regional beer, wine and spirits, and freshly prepared food and snacks. Patrons love our great sight lines to the stage; and the warm welcome from our staff.

The Lyric is in a prime location between the University of Baltimore and; MICA. The Lyric is easily accessible from I-83, Penn Station and light rail. Plan a visit to The Lyric, by finding details on tickets, the seating chart, parking, public transportation, and group rates on this website.

We can't wait to see you at the historic Lyric Baltimore!