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Fratellis concert

the concert started at 8.30pm and finished at 9.38pm - very disappointing.. Sound was very poor must be due to the poor acoustics of the venue. bar prices were expensive... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2016
Darren G
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

the concert started at 8.30pm and finished at 9.38pm - very disappointing.. Sound was very poor must be due to the poor acoustics of the venue. bar prices were expensive, service was fine, the temperature was unbearable - it was December and felt like it was the middle of summer - my wife had to leave half way through to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

I,ve been many many times to the 02, and to be totally honest i have seen some brilliant bands,put on great shows.The venue itself is a different story it has become a dirty unhygeneic rip off joint. I visited recently to see the Pixies who where BRILL,but the whole venue stunk off stale pee and curry,add this to huge ques... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016

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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18 reviews
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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 8 helpful votes
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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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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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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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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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