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The Music Hall

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Address: 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-436-2400
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Great venue for performances

The restoration of the Music Hall in Portsmouth NH is remarkable. We went for a concert and the acoustics were marvelous. The chairs are either new or well reappolstered, but a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Binghamton, New York
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Binghamton, New York
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The restoration of the Music Hall in Portsmouth NH is remarkable. We went for a concert and the acoustics were marvelous. The chairs are either new or well reappolstered, but a bit tight. There were no bad seats as we could see. The workmanship on the plaster decorations on the walls and ceiling were excellent. The main chandelier in the... More 

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went to Music Hall for the first time on Friday for Graham Nash concert. What a great time. Love Graham Nash. Also, loved the venue. People working there are awesome and the place is awesome. Old, intimate and viewer friendly. Will be returning as soon as possible. You should check this place out.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

They have great shows and movies year round. The restoration is lovely, and they bring in great movies that are hard to find in the big chain movie theaters.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Upon advice from our waitress, we strolled up a quiet alley and time traveled into a totally restored gem of a theater. I swear that the intelligent and attentive staff work there just to be around this historic gem...as would I. It surely took a ton of contributions, hard work, and dedication to restore this aged beauty, and bless every... More 

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Portsmouth, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great venues, for a small New England town but this place is not to be missed. Get better seats if you can because you are then close enough to the stage to see performers faces.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great Sound, Great Staff, World Class acts, amazing historic theatre with really good sound. Recently renovated bar and intermission areas are a sight to see. A very special place in the heart of Portsmouth. Hardly a bad seat in the house. Intimate and exceptional.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Portsmouth Music Hall of today, carefully restored to the state of the original, exists because of the love and generosity of the town's residents. It is a wonderful venue to see select movies, especially those excellent movies you won't find at the local multiplex, live entertainment and performances from artists of national standing, and great specials like the Met... More 

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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love this theatre. You can always see so well no matter where you are sitting. I love the bar area before you head into the show and of course- the BATHROOM!! This particular time I saw Diana Gabaldon. It was just a great evening all around!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have lived in and attended concerts and films in Boston for 50 years. We love venues like Sanders Theater because of the architecture and the intimacy of the audience space. So why do we drive an hour away for a film or concert at The Music Hall? We do it because we want to support the beautiful restoration and... More 

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Somersworth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our first time to the Music Hall was this past weekend and what a wonderful little venue this place is! This certainly will be the first of many to come. The hall is clean, the staff is friendly/courteous and there doesn't appear to be a bad seat in the house. I was very impressed with the design as well. Can't... More 

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