Event Inquiries

In addition to a space for exploration and discovery for artists to create and share their music with audiences, National Sawdust is also available as a flexible space for private rentals for social, corporate, and non-profit events, as well as filmings, photo shoots, and recording sessions.


  • Black-tiled, facetted space with 25ft ceilings
  • Box office/registration desk
  • Restrooms and coat check
  • Built-in bar

Main Hall

  • 2,200sq ft chamber hall with 25ft ceiling
  • Wrap-around balcony on three sides with built-in counter seating


  • (12) 3ft x 6ft panels that are raised and lowered from the main floor
  • Variable stage configuration
    – Full size: 27ft x 11.5ft
    – Small stage: 13ft x 6.5ft
    – Variable stage heights of 12in, 24in, 36in, or flush with floor


  • Accommodates row, cabaret, and standing arrangements
  • 90-200 seated (dependent on stage configuration and seating setup)
  • 300+ for standing/cocktail


  • State-of-the-art d&b speaker system + additional surround monitors
  • Digico SD8-24 console with 48 stage inputs
  • Wired to record/track performances and presentations
  • 8200lm Christie digital projector (full 1080p HD)
  • 9ft x 16ft upstage projection screen on motorized battens
  • 8 drop-down microphone locations on servoreelers
  • Full lighting plot consisting of Source 4 Lekos, Source 4 Pars, and LED ColorSource Pars
  • 9ft x 16ft upstage projection screen on motorized battens


  • Bösendorfer 225, 7ft 4in semi concert grand (92 keys)

Back of House

  • Private green room


  • Full-service catering available through Rider, National Sawdust’s in-house restaurant led by James Beard Award-winning chef Patrick Connolly, which will include a private dining room for up to 30 seated, or 50 cocktail-style (opening early 2016)

For more information, or to request availability, please fill out our event inquiry form below.