The Worcester Palladium, also known as The Palladium or Palladium Theatre, is an all-ages concert hall and performance venue in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Palladium was designed by architect Arland W. Johnson and opened as a theatre in 1928 as the Plymouth Theatre. It was renamed in 1980. It has a seating capacity of 3,200. Typically it holds shows for metal and rock bands. In July 2012, owners John Fischer and John Sousa filed a waiver to Worcester's demolition delay ordinance after receiving an increase in the Palladium's property taxes.
Artists that have performed at the theater include: Blink-182, Evanescence, Fall Out Boy, Four Year Strong, My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eat World, Chelsea Grin, Wiz Khalifa, Rob Zombie, Kanye West, Ensiferum, Nightwish, Sonata Arctica, Straight Line Stitch, and more. Since 1990, the booking agency MassConcerts has handled all booking for the Palladium.
- Palladium Theatre Cinema Treasures
- Palladium facing uncertain future; METAL MAGNET July 22, 2012 by Bronislaus B. Kush Worcester Telegram & Gazette
- Demolition permit sought for Palladium; HEARING JULY 26 ON WORCESTER LANDMARK by Bronislaus B. Kush July 10, 2012 Telegram & Gazette
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