Canton Hall: Breathing Life Back In Deep Ellum

Canton Hall is the resurrection of Deep Ellum Live, which closed in 2004. The iconic music room hosted a variety of famous artists, from Bjork and Smashing Pumpkins to Queen Latifah and Al Green. And being one of the new kids on the block, Canton Hall promises to give you live music and private events done well.

  • Iconic music room.
  • Located just beside the Bomb Factory.
  • Great live performances.
  • Available to rent.
  • Zero Obstruction Seating.
  • Perfect space for your next experience.

History To Repeat Itself

Canton Hall Deep Ellum is located just beside the Bomb Factory, right at the corner of Candon and Crowdus St. The newest event space and concert hall in Dallas was the latest offering of Clint and Whitney Barlow.

Canton HallThe couple was also the brainchild in the preservation of some of the most well-known music venues around town.

Because of that, they became local superheroes with the reopening of Trees in 2009, a highly popular Deep Ellum music venue. Also in 2015, they cemented their reputation in the industry by renovating and re-debuting another staple spot, the Bomb Factory.

However, the Barlows did not stop there. And on Halloween of 2017, they opened Canton Hall, which breathes new life to the old place that Deep Ellum Live used to call home. Throughout its heyday as Dallas’ music capital, it was a pillar in the area before shutting its doors in 2004.

But unlike their other projects, they decided not to use the name where the concert hall is best recognized. Instead, they opt for something that coincides with the new direction they have in mind for it, which is essentially a venue for private parties.

Going In A New Direction

Changing the name of Deep Ellum Live to Canton Hall presents some challenges to the couple. They don’t want to incorporate the world “live” to it. What they’re trying to achieve is a place that leans heavily on the events side of things. Also, they don’t want it to sound confusing to potential clients.

The Barlows gave a little taste of what Canton Hall has to offer during an event on December 13. They showed the guests how easy it is to transform the entire place to suit the vibe they have in mind. And so with the manager’s cue, the staff of the venue replaces the rustic lights and the huge disco ball with gorgeous chandeliers. Additionally, the venue is armed with a network of companies to handle food catering and furnishing the entire space.

Nonetheless, any music lover can still enjoy live performances here. Their concert events cover a wide range of music genres, from indie rock and heavy metal to hip hop and pop.

Getting The Party Started

The newest events place to be in Deep Ellum opened its doors in October 2017. It can host any private event with a guest of 150 to 750 people. On the other hand, its concerts can cater to up to 1,100. Thus, it’s the ideal place for private occasions and public gatherings. They also did a bit of renovation to make it the perfect industrial-chic venue for all types of events. Furthermore, their event team is composed of experienced professionals ready to plan and provide you with an outstanding event.

Events And Services

Canton Hall Dallas is available to rent on weekdays and weekends for the following events:

  • Weddings and receptions
  • Corporate events
  • Sponsored events
  • Board meetings
  • Private or public concerts
  • Fashion shows
  • Art shows
  • Workshops and trade shows
  • Fundraisers
  • Non-profit galas
  • Holiday hours
  • Happy hours
  • Luncheons

You can learn more about their events services and amenities, email them at or fill up the inquiry form on their official website.

Canton Hall

Zero Obstruction Seating- there’s literally not a bad view of the stage anywhere in the building.

Deep Ellum’s newest event and music venue, Canton Hall, opened in October of 2017. It is capable of hosting private events as intimate as 150 people all the way up to 750 people and concerts up to 1,100. This is the perfect space for your next private event or public gathering. And being another one of our amazing industrial chic venues, we just underwent a “to the studs” renovation, making us a perfect location for hosting events of any kind.

So whether it’s an intimate happy hour, a private concert featuring a local or national artist with full production, or a life celebration with those closest to you, Canton Hall is the perfect space for your next experience. I’d love to chat more with you about the new location and have you out to see it.

Definitely one of my favorite music venues. They bring a great variety of solid artist. So far I have seen performances from Beats Antique and FKJ very different and very talented. The crowd is very energetic and the dance floor is hopping.

Darryl P. | Google Review.

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