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Sunset Cultural Center

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Address: San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel, CA
Phone Number: 831 624 3996
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Great venue

First time visit to see the 1964 - The Beatles Tribute. Nice hall with great sound and comfortable seating. Great place to see a show. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2013
Westmount, Canada
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Westmount, Canada
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

First time visit to see the 1964 - The Beatles Tribute. Nice hall with great sound and comfortable seating. Great place to see a show. Highly recommend.

Thank Tinyterror
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Every seat in the House is great! Convenient to many fine restaurants. Saw the Beatles Tribute there and it was fantastic!

Thank Wannabinhawaii
Carmel, California
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172 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Carmel's Sunset Cultural Center offers a wide selection of concerts and events. Best known for Carmel's annual Bach Festival, it also hosts smaller intimate concerts and symphony concerts. The seating is comfortable, and while it was totally refurbished and modified, the sound can be hit and miss.

1 Thank mswiseguy
San Carlos, California
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We moved to Carmel 10 years ago for it's beauty and culture.Sunset Center received a $25 million upgrade in 2002 and I sang in the Bach Festival then.For classical music fans,Bach Festival and Carmel Music Society present world class music without the frenzy of big city parking,traffic, and cost.The center is architecturally referencing the Mission,with state of the art acoustics.Every... More 

Thank Beverlydbichons
Monterey, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Great seats, acoustics and acts. Reasonably priced. Saw Ira Glass there a bit ago. I was in the front row. I'll never forget it.

1 Thank mmcmilla
Carmel, California
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Whatever event i see here, from the Turtles to Crosby Stills And Nash, it is a small and great acoustic theater. There is not a bad seat in the house, but I usually buy front row tickets. I saw the beatles show, 1964 here, and I tell you, it is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles themselves, which... More 

Thank piratemale
Marina, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Went to see her last week and it was amazing. Of course the crowd is what you would expect, grey, crooked, and happy to remember theri teenage years. The Sunset Center is a great venue, small but provides the audience with great sound. I just hope I look as good as Judy does when I reach 77.

Thank Monterey_Magnum
Felton, California
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

there's a lot more here than you'd expect. great acoustics in a comfortable theatre. galleries, art, parking o my.

1 Thank lidarnell
Grass Valley, California
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69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

You would be amazed at the talent that comes through this center. Many big name performers visit this facility. We are going next to see Kenny Loggins. I can say that having been there at least a dozen times, I have never had a bad seat. Doesn't matter if we are in the front or back row. There is not... More 

Thank Chuck G
Pebble Beach, California
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120 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

this is an A List level performing arts centre ; in this small village. A list acts like the Manhatten Transfer, Stylistis, New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band all appear here... wow... no need to go to SF or LA to catch a great act

Thank laoban173

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