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Mountain Arts Center

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Mountain Arts Center

Mountain Arts Center
Location 50 Hal Rogers Drive
Prestonsburg, Kentucky, U.S.

37°39′23″N 82°47′35″W / 37.65639°N 82.79306°W / 37.65639; -82.79306[1]

Type Performing arts center
Opened October 1996
Seating type Reserved
Capacity 1,054
Website Venue website

The Mountain Arts Center is a performing arts venue located at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. The center was established in October 1996 and became home to the Kentucky Opry.[2] Its main feature is the 1,054 seat theater, along with several large meeting rooms, a recording studio, an arts education room, individual instruction halls, and an art gallery.[3]

Major musicians and bands to have used the Center's stage in the past include: Dwight Yoakam, Loretta Lynn, George Jones, Montgomery Gentry, Ricky Skaggs, Patty Loveless, Ralph Stanley, IIIrd Tyme Out, Merle Haggard, The Temptations, Percy Sledge, The Platters, The Drifters, The Kingsmen, The Bishops, John Hagee, Dottie Rambo, and Steve Green.[4]

See also


External links

  • MAC Events Calendar
  • Billie Jean Osborne's Kentucky Opry

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