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Stellar Place for a Show

We saw Elle King here on November 3, 2018 and were very impressed with this venue. My husband and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franklin, Massachusetts
Choose your seats wisely!

Our 1st show at this venue. We had Sec. 203, Row E. We saw Steel Pulse & Ziggy Marley which was a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Karen D
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw Elle King here on November 3, 2018 and were very impressed with this venue. My husband and I are in our late 50's and attend a lot of concerts. We are always braced for the hassle factor when attending a new venue. College...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Our 1st show at this venue. We had Sec. 203, Row E. We saw Steel Pulse & Ziggy Marley which was a very good show. There was a General Admission area but we opted for the balcony seats. Do not buy these particular balcony seats....More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 3 July 2018 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.

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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
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
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
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
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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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
Kevin M
1 February 2017|
Response from Samkidd666 |
123 is second last in the row and 125 is the far stage right aisle seat right next to it.
4 October 2016|
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Response from JACKTHETRAVELBUG | Reviewed this property |
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