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Address: 1001 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone Number: 661.852.7300
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Straight No Chaser Concert

Our seats were great in the convention center, but the sound seemed a bit 'off' - last time they were here we sat in the balcony in the center and the sound was amazing, so not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2014
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Bakersfield, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

They put on a lot of great shows and sporting events here. It would be nice to have more top name performers in all genres come to play here. :D

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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Went to see Varekai at the The Rabobank. This is a pretty good sized arena, ive seen plenty of events here. The staff is really helpful and its pretty clean with lots of bathrooms. Get there early, parking is a bit of a challenge

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bakersfield, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We rented a suite for my company and all had a blast!!!! we were right on top of the stage and Sam made sure everything was A+++++

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Tehachapi, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
58 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Saw the Guns and Hoses hockey game and then the Condors. The place was wild! The kids in the audience had a great time dancing and jumping up and down. The games were really entertaining. A great place to take a family for a fun night of hockey.

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Tehachapi, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

While the theatre is smaller and more intimate and gives a good view, the arena in contrast is not always so user-friendly. There are numerous flights of stairs if you aren't in the lowest level, making it difficult for anyone with a disability that doesn't include a wheelchair. The food concessions are expensive and not always good value and the... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our seats were great in the convention center, but the sound seemed a bit 'off' - last time they were here we sat in the balcony in the center and the sound was amazing, so not sure if it was because we were so close or too much to the side, but it was sometimes hard to make out the... More 

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Hanford, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I attended the circus here. The arena seats were very comfortable. Parking was ample. Although there was a huge crowd it did not seem congested going in and out.

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Cairo, Egypt
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403 reviews 403 reviews
95 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I like this arena. They've done a nice job. It serves as a convention center, ice hockey arena and a basketball venue for CSUB. I've attended a Neil Diamond concert there as well. It is well designed with good parking and adjacent to the Marriott Hotel.

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Bakersfield, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's one of the biggest and nicest places for big events and conventions in town. Very centric, right in downtown, close by many hotels and restaurants. A lot of great concerts and events happen here.

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Barstow, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It was a great time! Can't wait to come back! Went here for my Jehovah's Witness Assembly and this place was great. Lots of room and a Starbucks next door at the Marriott!!! What else could I want!

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