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The Machine Shop

3539 S Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48507-2047
+1 810-715-2650
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Pure Rock Classic!

The Machine Shop opened up 15 years ago in Flint+it’s a the “top of the heap” where concert venues... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
jokergeorge1
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Lewistown, Montana
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Great place, if you're not short

Wow, cool concert location. No seating, small, and okay if you can see past the crowd. If you're... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
Jim R
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“small place” (2 reviews)
“awesome place” (2 reviews)
“bands” (5 reviews)
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3539 S Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48507-2047
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

The Machine Shop opened up 15 years ago in Flint+it’s a the “top of the heap” where concert venues are concerned.The place isn’t terribly big,so you can always feel like you’re close to the band.You can see+listen to well known famous bands like Kid Rock,Clutch,David...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Wow, cool concert location. No seating, small, and okay if you can see past the crowd. If you're vertically challenged get there early so your near (5') the stage. We saw Jackyl, and there was no seating. Oh, and leave your coat in the car....More

1  Thank Jim R
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The Machine Shop is a great place to see a great band. It is a small place which gives you a chance to get really close to the stage. The bar has a great selection and is not overpriced. The crowd is full of great...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Machine Shop several times and it never dissapoints. Great setup witb food, drinks, merch booths. There really isnt a bad seat in the house.

Thank JWE311
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

I recently went to the Machine Shop for a concert and had a 6 foot tall security guard stand in front of me for most of the concert. Nice..... When I complained I was told I should have moved. Right, like that's even a possibility....More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Bring earplugs! Not a lot of seating inside. Food truck outside was nice. Everyone dressed up for the 80s event.

Thank Rebecca J
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

3rd time visiting the Machine Shop,easy drive down from Canada,great venue for live music,cant wait to go back!!!

Thank Ed H
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Inconspicuous exterior. Has that psychobilly feel, but appealing for any music genre fan. Full bar, high top tables with stools, interesting staff, smoking porch, and a great stage area.

1  Thank Joshua P
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Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Small place but brings in pretty big national acts. Good sound, great service. And you can't beat how up close and personal the acts are. If you see a band you like playing here do yourself a favor and get the tix before they sell...More

Thank Ryan N
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Reviewed January 16, 2015

the best small venue in the united states....i know that is a bold statement, but this place has it all. for starters, it's small....like 500 people....2 is that they get big names all the time.....3 staff is the best...always on their toes......and 4 is the...More

4  Thank Mark B
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Tyler P
January 21, 2018|
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Response from jokergeorge1 | Reviewed this property |
Some shows are all ages,if so,they’ll list it as such.Most band web sites will say if it’s 18,21+over,or all ages as will the M-Shop site
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