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Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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Address: 8800 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92618
Phone Number: (949) 855-8096
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Music is good and up close… Venue not extraordinary.

In many ways I have enjoyed this venue. The music always seems up close and personal. You can see everything. I would consider it to be a smaller venue. The sound system is good... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Dave H
Lake Forest, California
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Irvine, California
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with family and friends to enjoy the Hall and Oates concert back in August. It was a pretty good hike to get from our parking spot to our seats. The facilities are definitely aging, but then again so are many of the acts that have come back to play here (from the 70's and 80's). We had a... More 

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trabuco canyon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this venue is terrible, they should demolish it,bad parking, getting in and out is a nightmare, walking to heck and beyond, big hills,long ways, television screens too small. we were pretty close but with everyone standing all the time, you couldn't see band and jimmy on stage or t.v. i will NEVER go to that place again, the only good... More 

Thank aloha82trabucocanyon
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I have been to Verizon Amphitheater many times and will continue to go. The venue is close and a great place to see and hear a concert. Getting in and out sucks though. I would Uber it or grab a cab.

Thank Bill M
diamond bar, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This venue should be shut down and undergo some major improvements before it's reopened. The acoustics are fine. The views are fine. Unfortunately, the venue is a major safety hazard, not to mention the many inconveniences visitors have to put up with. The biggest issue is the scarcity of entrances and exits. Thousands of people have to make their way... More 

Thank Michael V
Shell Beach, California
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This venue requires a LOT of walking from parking lot to seats and if you're up in the general seating area... a preeeeety big hill to climb. The gates didn't open until about 1 hour prior to event (which didn't start until 1 and a half hours later...) They oversold the general admission seats to where I felt it was... More 

1 Thank Kathy S
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a great venue for concerts on a nice summer evening. Tailgating is allowed and very convienent.

1 Thank 53rebeccak
Lake Forest, California
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256 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

In many ways I have enjoyed this venue. The music always seems up close and personal. You can see everything. I would consider it to be a smaller venue. The sound system is good in the lighting works well. However, there is something about the venue that is quite ordinary… I mark it "average."

Thank Dave H
Pasadena, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is the worst concert venue in Southern California to access when its going to be a sold out crowd. The local police are useless at directing traffic to get there and the onsite staff don't know how to deal with parking. From the intersection of Bake parkway and Irvine Center to finally parking is an hour and 15 minutes... More 

2 Thank Wadef64
San Diego, California
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207 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Saw a Rush concert here. Great venue, with fairly wide rows for good leg room and easy to walk through when packed. Each row is higher than the next so everyone can get a good view of the stage. A lot of concession stands and multiple bathrooms for convenience. Overall great concert venue.

Thank satobt
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I'm at the art of rap concert. I think this is a nice venue, but one policy ruined my experience, let's start with the good. great sound system, good seating with good view of the stage (I'm in loge 6). I feel safe here, good security. pat downs upon entry. lots of staff to help you find you seat. it's... More 

1 Thank Mike S

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