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College Street Music Hall

238 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-867-2000
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Best venue in CT, and one of the best in the tri-state

This venue is nearly perfect. Nice space, fantastic sound, clean (venue bathrooms are never this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert K
via mobile
Great, affordable venue!

A co-worker recently gave me tickets to see "Big Shot", the Billy Joel tribute band. We've seen... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Kelley T
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Danbury, Connecticut
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (3 reviews)
“on tap” (3 reviews)
“great acts” (2 reviews)
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This venue is nearly perfect. Nice space, fantastic sound, clean (venue bathrooms are never this clean), craft beer, good tacos. The perfect size, and they book really solid bands.

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

A co-worker recently gave me tickets to see "Big Shot", the Billy Joel tribute band. We've seen them many times before around Connecticut but I must say this was probably the best experience thanks to CSMH! We had tickets for seats in the second row...More

Thank Kelley T
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Went to see a concert at College Street Music Hall. Sat in the balcony seats and they were fantastic. Easy parking and access in and out after the concert. Great acoustics as well.

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 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 14 November 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 10 November 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 10 October 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 28 September 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 18 August 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

Thank Yellodog117
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Reviewed 17 August 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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jamnesia5
5 August 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
1 February 2017|
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123 is second last in the row and 125 is the far stage right aisle seat right next to it.
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