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The Palladium at St Petersburg College

253 Fifth Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-822-3590
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Type: Theaters
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- Jun 29, 2014
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Palladium has been refurbished to it's former glory and it's a great experience to step back in time. We're locals and we love it!

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've attended several Blues concerts there and make it a point each year to attend the After Hour concerts there during the BluesFest. What a great intimate setting for both performers and spectators. Dancing in the aisles is always in style! Whenever Lauren Mitchell is there for an album release concert we will drop whatever we are doing and drive... More

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North Port, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were there too see James Von Praage and we were not disappointed. The show was great and the venue itself was quite unique and rustic. I understand it was built in 1925 and I loved the style. The sound carried good and it was a full house. The only thing I think they should improve on is more seating... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It's an old venue, so the seats are not the most comfortable and there are sections where the view and sound are imperfect, but, in general, this is a very respectable venue for small concerts. The "side door" has a cabaret style arrangement. Parking is a bit of a challenge if you don't get there early.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

All the seat are good. Prices are reasonable to the concert or event happening. Location is downtown St. Petersburg but not a hard place to find parking for. Like most of this area's venues it is small and friendly. Again if there's an event or show happening here I would strongly say GET TICKETS.

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Mesa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I love the jazz and blues series here. Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues are a "don't miss" show. Both the Side Door and Hough Hall are intimate, acoustically perfect venues to experience outstanding music. The building is a treat in itself - the renovation was done lovingly and with attention to detail. You can get tickets for as little as... More

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spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Saw a couple of great shows. Herb Alpert and the Hitmen. The shows were fantastic. The prices are reasonable and viewing from most seats is vert good. It convenient and has ample free parking.

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florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Palladium is really a gem! The shows are always top rate & the Side Door is a wonderful smaller venue for blues, jazz & acoustic events. FYI - make sure you bring cash if you want to purchase anything. They don't take credit cards & they don't have an ATM -

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St. Petersburg
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This place should be used and marketed more. It is a good place to have an event. I've attended a few shows here and they were great to enjoy in this space. The architecture and feel give the ambiance of an old, comfortable feel.

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Clearwater, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
50 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I was here in July of 2013 for the jay and silent bob super groovy movie. The theatre is smaller than expected, but that was a good thing. Very intimate setting for live performances. The bar thought not with a great variety had good prices. The only real negative was the seating, the chairs were hard on the body. After... More

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