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Greek Theater

Off Gayley Road, Berkeley, CA 94704
510 642 9988
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Ranked #6 of 43 Attractions in Berkeley
Type: Theaters
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Milpitas, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Took my teenager daughter to see Lorde in concert here recently. Parking was ok, we got there early and paid $20 to park in a nearby lot, which I was expecting. Stood in line for about an hour, then went in to the venue with a reasonable check from security. Daughter wanted to go in the pit, uh no Mom's... More

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california
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

So many wonderful performers play here. I saw Placido Domingo. The sound was great and everything was easy to see. There are seat prices for everyone. It feels a little special listening to great music in the open air. Go!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

We came here from Phx to see Dave Mathews on 8/24/14 based on what we heard about this place. It did not disappoint.i have seen close to 150 concerts and this place has the best sound and seating you can imagine. Everyone should experience at least 1 show here. You will be glad you did. They also have great food... More

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Southlake, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Greek Theater at UC Berkeley is legendary for good reason. The setting among the trees is beautiful, the acoustics are wonderful and the history of the place is remarkable. We knew about all those things. We did not know about the lack of parking near the venue. Most people are left to park quite far away in parking areas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Amazing acoustics! Show was all General Admission so we got there early and stood in front in the PIT area. This place only holds 8,500 or so. There's not a bad seat to be found! Good good time!

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I graduated from high school here, which was quite fun…but the real joy of this place is that of all the concert venues I have ever been in, the Greek Theatre has the best acoustics. I've seen Van Morrison, Todd Rundgren, Peter, Paul & Mary, Roseanne Cash and Lyle Lovett here, and they all sounded utterly amazing. Do yourself a... More

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paradise, ca
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great sound, no bad seats but bring something to sit on. Only beer and wine and $9.00 to $11.00 a pop.

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San Francisco, California
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34 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is on the campus of University Berkeley. There is very little parking so get early if you want a space which will cost. Parking is really good for those who are not as mobile as even if you park in downtown Berkeley you have to walk quite a bit to get there. You can be dropped off by taxi... More

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Berkeley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a great concert venue. If you are in town and have an evening free, you have a beautiful setting in the hills. The weather always seems a little warmer here as well as they have some great food options. You could probably sneak some alcohol in if you are brave.

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San Francisco,CA,USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Greek Theatre is by far the greatest outdoor theatre for live entertainment. Every seat is good in the tradition of ancient Greek amphitheaters. The acoustics are wonderful. It might help to bring a cushion as the stone gets a little hard after a while, and make sure to layer up for the unpredictable temperatures, but don't miss an opportunity... More

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