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Sweetwater Music Hall

19 Corte Madera, Mill Valley, CA
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Mill Valley
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Duncan, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A Marin institution, Sweetwater is one of the nicest rooms I've ever been in for listening to music -- and because of its reputation and where it is there is a ceaseless parade of diverse music on offer.

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Alamo, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The only reason I don't give this place 5 stars is the limited seating. Oh, most people will manage to find a seat and perhaps they put out more or less tables and chairs depending on the crowd. I got there early and there were almost none out yet, but they rolled them out just before the show. There can... More

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Carlsbad, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If there is a concert at the Sweetwater Music Hall while you are there you must go! Great little venue that offers an intimate setting!

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San Francisco
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Great music, great bar and a great venue in a warm, small town atmosphere. What more could you want. We've seen everyone from talented local acts, to the great Albert Lee, to David Hidalgo, and Robert Randolph & The Family Band. Get there when the doors open if you want to sit or lean on something.

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
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85 reviews 85 reviews
40 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We were there in March for their once-a-month Trivia Night and the only problem was the fact that we didn't have a bigger team. The place was full of eager participants and the host (Howard Rachelson ) was terrific. He had a nice variety of questions, both visual and written and all participants had a grand time. We had sliders... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We visited Sweet Water Music Hall on our visit to Mill Valley last week and had a great time. It was Valentines night and they were having a sold out show inside. Since we didn't have tickets, we sat outside on the patio. The night was lovely. The service was great. We would definitely go back.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Been 22 years bucket since the last time I was there. This place still has it! Put on your bucket list.

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Mill Valley, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Sweetwater has been around for decades, and the music is always great. I love the open mic night, because we've got so much talent in this town to get up there and do whatever they're working on. The old place just had popcorn to accompany your drinks. Now, in its larger, spruced up location, it has good food. The... More

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We have seen many shows at the Sweetwater and, except for the noise of people talking at the bar, it is a great venue for music. As a Sunday brunch cafe, however, it leaves a lot to be desired. The food is pretty good, although on the expensive side. The real problem is the service - or lack thereof. For... More

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Greenwich, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Cool place. Came during the day for a drink. Nice employees and atmosphere. Bummed I missed the show last night but the actual music hall is gorgeous.

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