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The Masonic

1111 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2252
+1 800-745-3000
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Great venue, below average service!

We were on holidays and found out that Walk Off The Earth was playing, so we purchased the VIP... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Kirobiro
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Red Deer, Canada
via mobile
Great Sound, great open floor

Been to several concerts here. Great VIP lounge, great food and VIP service is amazing. General... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
randolphp2015
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San Jose
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1111 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2252
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We were on holidays and found out that Walk Off The Earth was playing, so we purchased the VIP tickets. WOTE was fantastic and very entertaining! We also enjoyed the opening band, the Darenots! Venue was nice, had decent sound and because of the smaller...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Been to several concerts here. Great VIP lounge, great food and VIP service is amazing. General admission concerts, the floor is limited so there is room to move and breathe. The new sound system is top notch, great view from every seat. Beautiful building...

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

I attended the ALICE in Winterland (radio ALICE 97.3FM). The Masonic was a beautiful, clean, well run venue. And no bathroom lines!! We had seats in section 9, row 9, seat 1 & 2 in the balcony and it was FANTASTIC! Would love to go...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

As most seasoned concert goers realize, the balcony is where the best 'surround' sound is. The Masonic reminded me of being back in the art deco times. The Masonic is a small venue, so all seats will be good. A beautiful building with alcohol concessions...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

This music venue is a beautiful work of art just to look at from the outside, and a clean, pleasant place to watch a concert. The staff are friendly and tolerant, even of us crazy Duranies. There is even a lovely outdoor balcony for smokers!!!...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

This is one of my favorite venues - its got great sounds, comfy seats, and nice ambiance. Drinks are pricey (like any venue) but the staff is nice and moves as quickly as possible. There are bike racks out front, right by security so you...More

2  Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

I've attended more than 50 concerts in the last 4 years. This was my third visit to The Masonic in San Francisco. The audience was smoking during the concert. Security was only monitoring the use of cell phones. The sound was muffled and distorted. The...More

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

Architecturally not very interesting. The place host concerts and live events. Much more interesting is Grace Cathedral across the street to the north or Huntington Park on the diagonal to the northeast, where human and dogs find themselves attracted to each other.

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Sleater/ Kinney for New Year's Eve was amazing. Great show, great venue. The staff was amazing. A special shoutout to Raymond and rahjneesh (?) with live nation at the Californian room. Your kindness was much appreciated and I will be sure to pay it forward....More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

The sound and lights for American Authors were acceptable, but the drone over the sound system during the entire intermission was nearly unbearable. The sound for The Fray was not balanced at all. Right hand on the piano was too hot, not enough snare or...More

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Emma W
October 13, 2017|
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Response from kcchin | Reviewed this property |
Hi, When I went last month to see a concert, the artist, as with most artists these days, will usually promote their music and CD's. After the concert, in the lobby, you'll see the artist.
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PatriciafromSF
October 10, 2016|
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Response from Stephanie C | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere in the front row on balcony or G A floor.
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Debbie M
August 4, 2016|
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Response from A C R | Reviewed this property |
I took a shuttle to the event and walked back the 10 blocks or so to my hotel so I cannot answer that question. I would say Google it.
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