Rice University

Stude Concert Hall is beautiful, intimate and acoustically pleasing.  Located on the Rice University Campus, the hall seats about 1,000 and is home to Shepherd School of Music Symphony performances and now is a temporary home to Mercury while the Wortham Center undergoes repairs due to Hurricane Harvey flooding.  Visit nearby Rice Village for some excellent pre-concert dining options and don't miss the James Turrell Skyspace, adjacent to Shepherd School of Music. 

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Available 90 minutes before the concert begins at the box office in the lobby of the Alice Pratt Brown Hall.


Seating begins about 30 minutes prior to the concert. 



Stude Concert Hall is located in Alice Pratt Brown Hall on Stadium Road on the Rice University campus (6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005).  Campus Entrance No. 8 on University Blvd. is closest to the venue.

  • From US-59 East, take the south Main St. exit and go south.  Turn west on University Blvd.
  • From US-59 West, take the Fannin St. exit and go south.  Turn west on University Blvd.
  • From 288, take the Binz St. exit and go west.  Turn south on Main St. and then west on University Blvd. 

An alternative campus entry - Entrance No. 18 - is located on Rice Blvd.  Valet Parking is accessible via Entrance No. 20 on Rice Blvd.

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Parking is available in West Lot 2 and West Lot 3, which are just northwest of venue.  The cost is $5, credit or debit card only.  

Valet Parking is available for Patron Society members.  To access Valet Parking, use Entrance No. 20 off of Rice Blvd.


Public Transit

The Dryden/TMC Red Line MetroRail stop is located on Fannin near University Blvd and is closest to the venue.  Many bus routes, including 27, 56, and 84. also serve the campus. 

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Wheelchair seating is available in the balcony.  Passenger drop off is available at the front of the venue and handicap parking is available at the south end of West Lot 2.  



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