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Address: 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, NY
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A great venue for a concert !!

Very serene surroundings for late May concert. Great sound outside and we were able to move down inside later during the show.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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Oswego, New York
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Rochester, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This outdoor theatre is the best in NY. Only to be beaten by Bethel Woods but CMAC has many more overnight options than Bethel. It is soooo much better than Darien Lake in beauty, food, beverage options, seating etc.

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Oswego, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very serene surroundings for late May concert. Great sound outside and we were able to move down inside later during the show.

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Naples, Florida
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14 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

CMAC always leaves us with mixed feelings. The lineup to get into the parking area from East Lake Road, but parking is easy to navigate. The choke-point at security, while probably intentional for crowd control, is better suited to the rock concerts CMAC hosts than anything else presented here. And the prohibitions against bringing in anything from outside are significantly... More 

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Rochester, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Terrible parking, horrible acoustics, people acted like animals. Of course, if you are not "mature" you might not mind any of that. OTOH it was clean and seemed safe. I am pretty sure we won't be back.

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Noel, Missouri
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We bought VIP tickets at Cmac, we did get in early, but that was about the value of it. For $200 a ticket extra for Gold, we got nothing extra over the Silver VIP, we all go tin early, were in the VIP tent which had a poor selection of snack food, the 2 drinks per ticket were 4 oz... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was just there Friday night for a concert and it was beautiful. The stars were crazy beautiful. The sound, music and the flow of the outdoor theater works great.

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Buffalo, NY
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151 reviews 151 reviews
36 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We saw Josh Groban at CMAC last week. Groban's beautiful voice was great. Also surprised to see him play the drums. Great concert in a great outdoor setting (CMAC). Along with Groban's own musicians he was accompanied by the CMAC orchestra which made this performance special. We have seen several other singers at CMAC and always enjoyed the show.

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This venue is truly a gem, nestled in Canadaigua, in New York's finger lakes region. We made a special detour, nearly 400 mile RT to attend the Hunter Hayes concert on a recent vacation. It's clear that this is a relatively new venue and appears well maintained. From the get go, our experience was very positive, drive past VIP parking... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Attended CMAC for the Josh Groban concert. Very nice summer concert venue. The acoustics were good, seating was good, and the concessions were reasonable. Looking forward to next years lineup.

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The Villages, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After paying $10 to park our car in the CMAC parking lot, it took us 32 minutes to walk through a long line at a one-man security check point, to finally get to our seats. It was more backed up than security at a busy airport! Because of poor management, the first minutes of the concert were detracted by people... More 

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