Upcoming Shows

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Tickets not available online
Thu, Mar 28
6:00 pm, $5
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Tue, May 21
8:00 pm, FREE! (Nonperishables accepted.)
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Wed, May 22
8:00 pm
Josh Ritter
Special Guest: Penny & Sparrow
At The Majestic Theatre
Thu, May 23
7:00 pm, $29.50, $35 day of show
Lynn Miles
Tue, May 28
8:00 pm, $20
The Moth
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Wed, May 29
8:00 pm
Al Stewart
Special Guest: The Empty Pockets
Thu, May 30
8:00 pm, $40

Considered one of the top music clubs in the world, The Ark is renowned for the quality and breadth of its programming. The Ark is an intimate 400-seat club presenting performers who fall into the wide-ranging genres of folk and roots music. 

Our history

If You're New to The Ark

New to The Ark

Is this your first time coming to The Ark? Welcome! The Ark is located at 316 S. Main in historic downtown Ann Arbor. Doors open at 7:30 for 8 pm shows (7 for 7:30 pm shows on Sunday).

Looking for Tickets


The Ark Tickets

You can buy advance tickets at theark.org by clicking on any Tickets link; at mutotix.com, the website of the Michigan Union Ticket Office; by phone at (734) 763-8587, and in person at the Michigan Union Ticket Office. Buy in person at The Ark  starting 30 minutes before until 75 minutes after showtimes.

Ready to Get Involved


The Ark Popcorn

As a nonprofit organization, The Ark depends on members, donors, and volunteers to stay afloat. Ticket sales pay for only about 70 percent of what it costs to run The Ark each year; memberships, corporate sponsorships, and other contributions help make up the difference.

Exterior shot of The Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan

We’re located on Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. See driving directions to the club. If you’d like to get in touch, please contact us.