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Address: Off Gayley Road, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone Number: 510 642 9988
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Great Place for Graduations to Big Game Rallies to Music Events - Greek Theater UC Berkeley

We have been to several events at the Greek Theater. The theater is in the hills of Berkeley. The events we have attended have ranged from graduation ceremonies to Big Game... read more

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

We have been to several events at the Greek Theater. The theater is in the hills of Berkeley. The events we have attended have ranged from graduation ceremonies to Big Game Rallies (Cal vs. Stanford) to musical events. As such, for us, its always a fun place to go. The theater is a nice size with good acoustics. As with... More 

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UKIAH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Greek is built into a hillside and access from the upper parking lot is very steep. Try to park in a lot below the Greek, because you have to go to the bottom of the theater to enter, so the lower parking is closer and may not require oxygen!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Fantastic concert venues and location. It's comfortable and casual. But when night falls, the temperature drops off very quickly. Dress warm. layer and/or bring a blanket.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Classic tiered surround seating with good view of the stage. The grass area is very sloped. Recommend the concrete seating, bring a pad or blanket to sit on.

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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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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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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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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Address: Address: Off Gayley Road, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone Number: 510 642 9988
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley

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