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Address: 15 Lansdowne Street, Boston, MA 02215-3412
Phone Number: 617 960 8332
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Have been here for two concerts and and am not a huge fan of this venue. If you have a general admission ticket, plan to line up hours in advance so you can get a good spot... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

When I say surprisingly fantastic, it's because of how many negative reviews I've always seen for this place. When I say a large venue, it's because of many reviews I've always read that say this place is very small and intimate. Yes, it has a great ambience and intimate setting, yet it's quite large, and can hold something like a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This was our first visit to the House of Blues. The weather was cool and was due to be cold at the end of evening so we took coats and warm gear. As we went in we thought great, coat check. I put my scarf in my coat pocket and then handed this over to the member of staff. She... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I've been to numerous concerts at HOB Boston over the past three years, and there has only been one occasion where I haven't had a problem with the staff. One particularly frustrating incident was when I was waiting in line with one of my girl friends. We were both under 21, and neither of us had consumed any alcohol. While... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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124 reviews 124 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Have been here for two concerts and and am not a huge fan of this venue. If you have a general admission ticket, plan to line up hours in advance so you can get a good spot towards the front of the stage. If you come on time ,are late or are vertically challenged, good luck seeing anything. This venue... More 

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Boston
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195 reviews 195 reviews
53 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We recently saw Stone Temple Pilots at the House OF Blues in Boston. This is a pretty cool place to see seme live music. We had the second row of seats on the upper balcony. The second row is worthless if you are stuck in your seat as we were. It is better to go to the railing or be... More 

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

If you enjoy live bands without being at the Garden or Gillette, this is a great venue. Stopped into the Foundation Room for a drink on the way in. Then, right up the stairs and to our seats for a wonderful night of music. Good place with great bands.

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Freeport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The House of Blues was an ideal setting for last night's They Might Be Giants concert! Small enough to feel intimate and give great experience to all - yet large enough to feel like a critical-mass of fans, the House of Blues delivered on the promise.

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DeLancey, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great Venue to see a concert. We caught the Decemberist The tickets were reasonable and the view was excellent. The Beer selection was good and plenty of people around to help if you need it. I recommend seeing an act here. Clean bathrooms also.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I would never paid another cent at TD Garden. I came to the house of blues to see my favortie drag queen perform and the show was excellent but the venu was just as great. You dont have to walk 5 minutes to get to the bar where they only serve beer and closes down at 10pm like TD Garden... More 

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Boston,MA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
25 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I recently attended Galactic at the House of Blues. I love this venue, I'd rather see a concert here than at one of the larger concert halls. You can easily see the band from the floor, or can view from the balcony. Lighting and sound system is excellent. Loud but not deafening. The staff is very customer friendly. There is... More 

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