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The Palladium at St Petersburg College

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Address: 253 Fifth Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone Number: 727-822-3590
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9:00 pm - 5:00 am
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Sun 10:00 pm - 5:00 am
Mon - Thu 9:00 pm - 5:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 1:00 am - 6:00 am

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Performance in the auditorium was wonderful

We went to see a family member perform in an opera. The acoustics were good, but the seats were a little rugged for me. Good view of stage - the performers were elevated and acted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We went to see a family member perform in an opera. The acoustics were good, but the seats were a little rugged for me. Good view of stage - the performers were elevated and acted around the small orchestra which was center stage. We loved the architecture in the foyer and side hall. This is a converted church. They could... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Yes, on the main stage you can see Opera or musical theater or famous groups but venture downstairs to the SIDE Door for almost weekly jazz shows sponsored sometimes by the the Tampa Bay Jazz association. You can hear locals who played with Duke Ellington and you can hear musicians at the start of their careers. Drinks available. You sit... More 

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St; Petersburg, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A small city and a venue that does not compare with the large opera houses of the major European cities, but the St. Petersburg opera company manages to produce outstanding works every time. Next year the operas will include Carmen and Abduction from the Seraglio, and will close its season with the musical South Pacific. This looks promising for opera... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Palladium is owned and operated by St. Pete College. But don't let that scare you. The management there does a great job and it is an awesome vintage concert venue. Seats less than 1,000. Front row of balcony is spectacular. Acoustics are great.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We went to an event in the lower level of the Palladium. We went to buy a drink and they did not take credit cards. There was no ATM in the building. The Palladium was only open noon- 300pm to buy tickets. They need to get into the 21st century.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We went to see the Fab Faux at the Palladium in St. Petersburg and were blown away by the beauty of the building, the craftsmanship and the staff who were very kind and informative. The concert was in the large auditorium which seats about 850 people and provide a very intimate setting for a concert. It's large enough for a... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We went to the St. Olaf Orchestra Concert recently at The Palladium. The world-renown St. Olaf Orchestra performance was superb, and The Palladium provided a perfect place for their performance. Conveniently located near down town St. Petersburg, The Palladium is an easy walk to the restaurants along St. Pete's waterfront. The old church has a high ceiling and a Romanesque-like... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Intimate venue with 850 seats showcases emerging and remembered talent. Visitors need to climb two sets of stairs to arrive at the top of the theater and then walk down to somewhat hard seats. Don't sit in the middle because the odd configuration means you'll be far back. Difficult site lines from the far sides. Elevator available but some distance... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I really like the Palladium and the Side Door. The table setup at the Side Door is just like a night club. They have wine and beer if you want and it's not expensive. They have their own parking lot...and that's a real plus!!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Brings many excellent productions to our area. An important civic asset. I have seen outstanding Bluegrass (Claire Lynch) and Scottish performers (Battlefield Band) that I couldn't have seen elsewhere. And the best of all - the highlight - was the American Stage production of "August - Osage County" - a most memorable production.

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