Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore
This place hosts music performances from various renowned artists through out the year. Most of the concerts are classical in nature. Built in 1980, this place is paying tribute to a great musician, a violinist late T. Chowdiah.
This place of art savvy people for which Bangalore is famous, is located at the lower side of the Sankey Tank Bund that connects Sadashivnagar and Malleshwaram. Built in Violin shape this place is also said to be the first of its kind in India.
The premise has ample parking space. A small garden inside greets you, which is well maintained. There is also a canteen that has something for a quick meal and hot tea or coffee. The auditorium is having centralized air conditioning and has a seating capacity for 1000 plus people. The toilets and the auditorium are well maintained. The acoustics of the auditorium are really very good.
If you are in the city, check out this place on any evening to see if there are any cultural events that are organized. This state of the art auditorium is famous for conducting various dramas, music performances, seminars and many cultural activities. .
You are free to take photographs, but avoid using flash.
This place has been a chosen venue for the “Bengaluru habba”, a festival which helps in promoting art in the area of theatre, literature, folkdance, music and drama.
The festival happens in the month of February every year in Bangalore and most of the events are performed day and night.
Entry is free, there are at times it may require you to obtain a pass well before.
You can take any local transport to reach this place within the city. If you are preferring the bus get down near to Bhasyam circle and take a short walk to this place.