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College Street Music Hall

238 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-867-2000
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Hidden Gem

I've been to concerts all over the Northeast and this venue in particular really stood out to me... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mlangeway
via mobile
Great venue, acoustics and drink selections

We have been to many concert venues over the years, many of which were absolute dives and a few... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
sVT_traveler
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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238 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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+1 203-867-2000
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to concerts all over the Northeast and this venue in particular really stood out to me. Excellent and convienent parking choices, polite and efficient staff members, a plethora of drink options and so much more. The setting is very intimate - not a...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

We have been to many concert venues over the years, many of which were absolute dives and a few which stood out as exceptional. College Street Music Hall stands out for us as one of the latter. Place was located in a beautiful part of...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The venue is near some really good restaurants, and some places it looks like great hangouts for college students. Seats are OK, but small. I was shoulder to shoulder with the big guy sitting next to me until my wife and I could move to...More

Thank Jeffrey T
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

I have been to over 100 shows all over New England and I have to say this is one of my favorite places to see a show. They have a great selection of craft beers on tap. The bathroom and rest of the place is...More

Thank Paul T
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

This is an excellent venue. It's small enough that there are no bad seats. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The sound is good. There is a taco stand right inside if you get hungry. Bars upstairs and downstairs. The view from loge is...More

Thank Megan S
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Great venue to see world class acts. Been to a few shows there and always had a good seat (even if they are folding ones). Just saw Stills and Collins tour there, fabulous. Prices on beer and wine are what you would expect. Great selection...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Recently went to this newly revamped venue to catch the Mighty Mighty Boss-Tones. Great restaurants nearby, super easy parking, and easy to get into. No problems with security here. Once you enter, the place is essentially a vast warehouse, with plenty of places to stand,...More

Thank Erin K
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

I have been here for two concerts over the past year and I love this venue. College Street Music Hall is right in the heart of New Haven, with easy access to parking and a plethora of incredible bars and restaurants. They bring some great...More

Thank Meghan F
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

The venue is beautiful. Excellent lay out, room for everyone to see and hear everything perfectly. Not too big, not too small. Excellent sound quality. Easy access to the bar and toilets. And most importantly great acts. However security is sometimes rude and inefficient. For...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful experience from start to finish. Convenient parking, easy to find. I think this used to be The Palace Theater.... regardless, the Gillian Welch show was awesome, the sound was beautiful. Would go again for sure.

Thank Cindi A
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jamnesia5
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
Across the street from the York Street Noodle House is a parking lot (part of the Yale British Museum or something), $8 for the night, enter on the York Street side only, there is usually a dude in the booth that you can pay... More
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Kevin M
February 1, 2017|
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Response from Samkidd666 |
123 is second last in the row and 125 is the far stage right aisle seat right next to it.
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Laura006
October 4, 2016|
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Response from JACKTHETRAVELBUG | Reviewed this property |
snacks only
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