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Massey Hall

178 Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T7, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
+1 416 872 4255
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Ranked #31 of 309 attractions in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Traveler Description: Opened in the 1890's, Massey Hall is a grand old concert hall that has hosted countless concerts from virtually all musical genres.  With over 2,700... more »
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Toronto
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

Great theatre, great sound. I've seen many bands over the years and Massey Hall is a wonderful old venue, located downtown across from the Eaton Centre. Lots of restaurants nearby and parking in the church parking lot is reasonable (Jarvis & Shuter). Best price would be take the subway to Queen station or get off at Dundas and walk down... More

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Bowmanville, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Saw the Great Lake Swimmers Tuesday the 8th, last minute decision meant the seats were waaaaay up in the right gallery, not the greatest view, but we were allowed to upgrade our seats and really enjoyed the show. The staff here are very accommodating and they also are polite even when enforcing rules e.g. the band was filming a video... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went to see Maxwell perform, of course he was amazing, as he is ALWAYS each and every time I see him perform.. The venue was nice, vintage and intimate, just the way I like it...There wasn't a bad seat in the house....

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I love that massey hall is an intimate setting, but they should have an ATM machine if they do not accept debit. It was inconvenient that we had to leave the building and get a stamp to go across the street to get money and come back. Make sure you have cash with you.

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Rescue, Ca.
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I re-visited this great concert hall last summer. It hasn't changed much over the years. I would think as an artist one would feel priviledged to perform here. I saw a double header rock show here back in the late 70s (UFO and REO Speedwagon). The sound was amazing. Much better than anything you would get in an arena or... More

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Port Colborne, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This venue was amazing. The sound quality is the best.Old wood makes for great sound and look.The staff was very friendly and helped out .

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've seen so many concerts here, and it is absolutely the best. The acoustics in this building are amazing. There's great sightlines to the stage from almost every seat in the house. And it feels like such a great, intimate experience whenever you see a band here.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend Massey Hall to take in a concert. Just saw Coeur de Pirate with Bry Webb and the atmosphere and acoustics we're amazing. Can't wait for next time

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CANADA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My favourite place to see concerts in the entire city. Small, old and intimate, I have yet to be disappointed by this venue.

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Toronto, Canada
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129 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Massey Hall is a grand venue to enjoy a music or comedy show. I had the pleasure of enjoying a Craig Ferguson show. The architecture, the sight lines and sounds are splendid at this great old building. The location of Massey, right near the Eaton Centre in the heart of downtown allows the patron to enjoy shopping, sightseeing and dining... More

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