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Lumineers gig

The lumineers were excellent- with great sound and atmosphere. The drinks (only soft) were on the expensive side. Also completely unknown why but even though doors opened at... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 30, 2016
Laura B
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for Jack Savoretti gig, he was awesome as always, but that's the only positive. Drinks expensive, although didn't wait long to be served. Queued with e tickets, only to be told we had to queue again at box office for paper tickets. Sound was very poor, struggled at some points to hear. But the worst by far was... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

First visit to the O2 for a Lumineers Concert, which was a superb band to see live. The venue is good, with it not being too big that you get a great view of the stage from anywhere. It is standing downstairs and as we were there with our teenage children, had bought tickets in the upstairs balcony. This was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The lumineers were excellent- with great sound and atmosphere. The drinks (only soft) were on the expensive side. Also completely unknown why but even though doors opened at 6.30pm (stated on ticket)- kept in long queue outside venue until 7pm.

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Lowick, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Went as part of a group to see UB40. Entry efficient with security ok. Venue is previous cinema and bingo hall with open floor area then balcony and an area below. "Support was a DJ and towards rear of downstairs it was impossible to understand what he was saying. Moved to the floor area, both sides and middle, front and... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Been here twice to see NOFX and Eagles of Death Metal. Both gigs I had a great time, sound was excellent both times and security good/nice. Signs up all over saying crowd surfers would be removed from venue but both times there were loads of people doing it, at the NOFX gig in particular and it was no problem. The... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I took my Son to watch this event and the evening was very enjoyable. The door staff were organised, the event staff were readily available and helpful and the bars were well staffed and I though fairly reasonably priced for such a venue.

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Thank Jason R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Shocking venue. Wait at the bar for 50 minutes for a ridiculously overpriced drink in a plastic glass and then struggle to hear the gig due to terrible sound quality. Won't be going back.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Disgusted with the price of drinks, take out a mortgage before you go!! Sound quality for comedian on Saturday night was pathetic! Never again will I go there and would advise others not to bother.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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77 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Went to see the comedian Jim Jefferies, booked seats upstairs. The place was boiling hot, people were sweating, it was awful. 1600 people and there was 4 staff behind the bar upstairs. It took 54 minutes to get served and the staff looked like they have never been behind a bar in their lives. The sound was horrendous, had to... More 

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Thank Hoojar
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Very, very poor. Comedy gig spoilt by people standing and talking throughout the gig. Security non existent. Sound quality terrible, too quiet and distorted. We waited 50 minutes at the bar before the show to get a drink. Awful, really disappointing.

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