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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

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Address: 1037 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, OR 97205
Phone Number: 503 274 6564
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Beautiful historic theater on Broadway

The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is my preferred venue for a concert. It is a beautiful historic theater with great acoustics and beautiful decor. I prefer the intimate feel of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is my preferred venue for a concert. It is a beautiful historic theater with great acoustics and beautiful decor. I prefer the intimate feel of this smaller theater.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We have season tickets and love the shows. Its always fun to see shows and have dinner in Portland. We travel to Portland by train and leave the driving to others while enjoying a good book.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have seen many performances here and it is by far one of my favorite venues. The architecture is beautiful. The acoustics are great. They have a variety of performers come through - symphony, comedians, rock stars. They serve snacks and alcohol can be consumed at your seat.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Saw Jim Gaffigan here, first time in Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. What a lovely place! Not a bad seat in the house, looking forward to seeing more shows here. So nice they bring great shows to downtown Portland

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Conveniently located in downtown Portland, you're within close proximity to hotels, bars, restaurants and the food trucks. Make sure to look up and admire the beautiful European-inspired décor.

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Portland, OR.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Classic, historic building with reasonably comfortable seats and decent acoustics. I have performed there, as well as seen many national and international artists perform. If you are in Portland OR, it is a must to check it out. Parking is located close by, and Broadway is a great street for browsing shops, restaurants, and finding a nice hotel.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I love this place! I go see the Oregon Symphony perform often. Although the volume could be higher on some of the amplification I still love watching shows there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Beautiful theatre. We had seats on the mezzanine level which were comfortable and we had a wonderful view. Acoustics were good too. We enjoyed a fabulous evening of Harry Connick Jr and his band. Memorable.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I went here to see the movie Psycho on Halloween with the music provided live by the Oregon Symphony. I really enjoyed the show and the music as well the as the costumes a lot of people wore (including the conductor and some members of the symphony.) I also went for a Christmas program once. The shows were sold out... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We have seen several concerts at this hall. The hall has great acoustics so the performances sound fabulous. We get tickets as early as possible since they tend to sell out. If you can get a seat in the forward balcony the view is fantastic. All seats have a good view, though. The hall is well maintained and the seats... More 

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