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Address: 8800 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92618
Phone Number: (949) 855-8096
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parking lot was easy to get in and out of with VIP parking. Need more port a potties inhabitants in the lot though. Walk to your seats takes about 10 minutes but there's a beer... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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Santa Monica, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We went to a Christian Music concert there on April 18, 2015. The acts were very good (an Irish group, Rend Collective, also Tenth Avenue North and Chris Tomlin) and the setting enhanced the experience. There was a long line to get through security and ticket inspection. However, this is a minor quibble because pretty much all of the seats... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The music was so bad I was ready to go after 2 minutes. We were on the far left side very top before the lawn, a single beat box in 1985 had better sound then what you hear sitting here. Left venue early, the sound is fine if you sit in the middle sections. Totally bogus idk what more can... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I saw my first concert here and a few more after that, so this place has a special place with me. There are so many great memories here that I will always remember. Plan ahead and show up a little early to avoid too long of wait. It is a pretty large venue on a hill top. You can't beat... More 

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Ventura
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

parking lot was easy to get in and out of with VIP parking. Need more port a potties inhabitants in the lot though. Walk to your seats takes about 10 minutes but there's a beer stand right when you walk in so you can hydrate. Nice festival area outside of seating bowl. Seats are good and the sound is awesome.... More 

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Tustin, California
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7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Read reviews before going to the VWA, concert was a 6:00 pm we got to parking lot at 5:30 to my surprise it wasn't full yet this is a massive parking lot we park right by the exit , it is a walk just to get to the gate. The line to get in was short max to get it... More 

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Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you plan ahead this is actually a fun place to see concerts. Get there, an hour or two early . Drop someone from your party at the end of the line,because there will be a line to get in and it can be long,then pay the extra $20 for VIP parking(it is worth it) and walk back to your... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I've been to my share of concerts over the years AMD this was THE most poorly organized. There is definitely not enough staff for entry. We went for a Dave Matthews concert and they opened the doors late. It took an hour to get through the line to the entrance. The line ran through the parking lot with no rhyme... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was here last night for the Oddball Comedy Festival with my wife. We got a great deal through Groupon, the line up was full of big time comedians. The tickets said 5pm, the amphitheater's site said 7pm, so we went early just to be safe. The one surprising things was that general parking was free, I'm not sure if... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is an excellent venue to watch concerts at; however, they have several rules for concert goers and it is best to visit their website before you proceed to the venue. They have recently add the following: 1. No backpacks, 2. No blankets or lawn chairs. If you have lawn seating tickets this may be an issue and I recommend... More 

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Irvine, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Excellent acoustics. Very comfortable. The parking lot is huge and ya it takes eons to get out, but at least it's not stacked like the Rose Bowl where you can't leave until the people before you leave first. I recommend parking far away from the entrance so you are closer to the gate when getting out. Give yourself plenty of... More 

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