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Address: 401 S. Buchanan, Amarillo, TX
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Have been to plays, recitals and concerts here. The acoustics are amazing!! Very comfortable chairs and nicely cooled.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Have been to plays, recitals and concerts here. The acoustics are amazing!! Very comfortable chairs and nicely cooled.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a beautiful location to see a show. There are no bad seats. I've been to everything from concerts to musicals and plays and this is an excellent place for all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The acoustics are great and most seats have a view of the stage except the first 10 or so rows. The unique architecture is an homage to Amarillo's airplane industry. Your experience will depend on the type of event you attend. Staff seem to vary widely and it can be confusing finding the right path to your seat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have been able to view the youth symphony here a handful of times. This place is beautiful. Very new and it is an ecellent addition to the downtown district. Very unique architecture on the outside and glowing designed stage on the inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been here for several events - symphony, ballets and opera. The Center is a very beautiful and modern facility. Nice large bathrooms that are easily accessible. Also, there is a cash bar for most events. A real jewel in Amarillo's crown!

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Idalou, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Eight of us drove up from Lubbock and were absolutely delighted with the entire experience. We were surprised how wonderful the facility was in every aspect. The acoustics were marvelous and the sound was set perfectly. Lyle Lovett and his Large Band were fantastic. We will not hesitate to make the little trip up I-27 to catch an act at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Went with a group to see Lyle Lovett in concert, it was a sell out crowd. The band consisted of 12 pieces and they played beautifully. Lyle himself was very entertaining and the show lasted almost 3 hours without a break. We had very good seats to see the stage and hear. The building is well laid out and easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife and I drove from Oklahoma City to Amarillo for a concert by Don Williams. We knew what to expect from the concert, but not from the facility. We were both amazed at the beauty and the sound. The event was a sell out and the event staff was very skilled in helping people in and to their seats.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Only been here once but do plan to go back as often as we can. We went for the first time to hear an excellent lecture put on by the Amarillo College about the Rwandan Genocide. The speaker was the hotel manager in Rwanda who was credited with saving over 400 lives. The Globe Center is very easy to find... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is the coolest building in Amarillo. I saw the symphony here and it was wonderful! The sound was outstanding, and the shape of the concert hall inside is a masterpiece.

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