Naming the KOCHCHA' AABINIILI' Amphitheater

Experience Chickasaw History and Culture

The large outdoor amphitheater is used for concerts, dramatic performances, gospel and Choctaw hymn singings, stomp dance demonstrations and more. KOCHCHA’ is a Chickasaw word meaning “outside,” and AABINILI’ means “to sit down in a place.”

The large outdoor amphitheater is used for concerts, dramatic performances, gospel and Choctaw hymn singings, stomp dance demonstrations and more.