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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Address: 1037 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, OR 97205 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 503 274 6564
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Ranked #19 of 188 Activities in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Concerts, Symphonies, Performances
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Malibu, California, United States
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313 reviews 313 reviews
145 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Attached to the Heathman Hotel and a very good live concert Hall. Working with the Portland Symphony on a Pop's date and they are talented, inviting and professional. Concert hall is a good hall for live music.

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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It's a gorgeous venue and has great sound. The seats can be a bit tricky on the mezzanine and balcony for tall people though.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You won't see metal shows here, but if you can catch a favorite performer here, it's something you shouldn't miss. The acoustics and architecture are stunning. It's a little stuffy--but I roll that into the fancy atmosphere. Even seeing A Perfect Circle (normally I see Symphonies) was stellar.

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Vancouver, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This historic building was a legitimate theater back in the Vaudeville days, then a movie theater, then a rock concert venue, then a dilapidated wreck. Fortunately, it was purchased by the city and renovated into part of the downtown Performing Arts Center. The building is restored to its former beauty, and it is really a sight! It is the home... More

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Acoustics are fair. Sight lines leave much to be desired. If you can get or afford the dress circle seats they are the best.

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Portland, Oregon
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

More Paris than New York, and Portland's cultural best. We live an hour away and still attend every lecture and concert at the "Schnitz" we possibly can. Go, and be illuminated!

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Keremeos, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A lovely place to enjoy the Oregon Symphony Orchestra - I am sure any live performance there would be wonderful

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bangkok
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Love it's ornateness, good acoustics, always a pleasure to attend events at the Schnit. Love the two entrances at different levels and the lifts to get you up and down. Love this place.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I've seen a few music shows here (mostly folk and some rock) and am always so impressed. The acoustics are wonderful, and the theater itself is such an amazingly beautiful piece of art and history. The seats are comfortable and there isn't really a bad one in the house. I highly recommend visiting this theater for a concert, play, or... More

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Oregon City, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We have seen several shows here and the only con is that on booking online, the wrong seating map was shown and we were seated in a terrible area. So be careful when booking seats.

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