Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Concert hall with an orchestra on stage

Hailed by Frank Bruni in The New York Times as a “stunning music hall with sumptuous acoustics” and by Tim Smith in The Baltimore Sun as “architecturally and acoustically inviting,” the beautiful Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall seats 375 people and is the site of both professional and student performances produced by UMBC Department of Music, as well as distinguished lectures and other events. Linehan Concert Hall is equipped with Steinway concert grand pianos and cutting edge recording and performance technologies. Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall is ADA accessible.

Plan Your Visit

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall is located in UMBC’s Performing Arts and Humanities Building, and is located about 15 minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and about 25 minutes from the Washington Beltway (I-495). The Concert Hall’s exterior is easily recognized by its shiny stainless steel façade with a distinctive “thumbprint.”

From downtown Baltimore, take I-95 south, then take Exit 47B and follow clearly marked signs to Route 166 and UMBC. As you enter the campus, proceed straight through the first roundabout, and then turn left at the second roundabout to merge onto the inner loop of Hilltop Circle, the road that surrounds the campus. At the traffic light at Hilltop Road, take a right, and then an immediate left into Parking Lot 8.

From I-695, take Exit 12C onto Wilkens Avenue heading west. At the roundabout, turn left to enter campus on Hilltop Road. Proceed straight through the traffic light, and then take an immediate left into Parking Lot 8.

From the Washington area, take I-95 north toward Baltimore, then take Exit 47B and follow clearly marked signs to Route 166 and UMBC. As you enter the campus, proceed straight through the first roundabout, and then turn left at the second roundabout to merge onto the inner loop of Hilltop Circle, the road that surrounds the campus. At the traffic light at Hilltop Road, take a right, and then an immediate left into Parking Lot 8.

For GPS devices, use Geocode 39.255363 -76.715370. Please note that the entire UMBC campus has one street address — 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 — so Google and Apple maps may not provide sufficient detail.

You are welcome to park in Lot 8 for all evening and weekend events free of charge.

For printable campus maps and additional information, please visit UMBC’s campus visitor’s site. If you need assistance, please email us at artsatumbc@umbc.edu.

Dining Options
On campus dining options may be found here. The nearby communities of Arbutus and Catonsville provide many other options, listed here, and we also encourage visitors to explore the Catonsville Arts District.


Photo by Marlayna Demond ’11 for UMBC.

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