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What appears to a block-long travertine behemoth from the outside reveals itself to be a warm and intimate 2,900-seat performing arts venue with teak walls, red velvet seating, and a honeycomb ceiling made with adjustable, hexagonal acoustic tiles. A downtown landmark since 1966, Jones Hall is the home of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, offering classical works as well as popular summer events like Led Zeppelin night and the live accompaniment to the latest Star Trek film. The venue also hosts a variety of top-tier entertainment acts, such as author David Sedaris, modern big band Pink Martini, and Steve Martin's bluegrass group, the Steep Canyon Rangers.