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Address: 2001 Gayley Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001
Phone Number: 15105483010

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Up Close and Personal Concert Venue

There is not a poor seat in the venue! For the concerts we attended it was General Admission and seating was open. Plan on arriving a little early and bring a cushion to sit on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert S
San Ramon, California
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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not a poor seat in the venue! For the concerts we attended it was General Admission and seating was open. Plan on arriving a little early and bring a cushion to sit on. It is a Greek Style outdoor theater and the acoustics are excellent. There is beer and wine available as well as non-alcoholic options. A quaint... More 

Thank Robert S
Napa, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed watching and listening to Bonnie Raitt in concert there. It was our very first visit there. We were really impressed with the theater. Quite frankly, we only learned not too long ago that it was an outdoor amphitheater. We had reserved seats some time ago, and we were glad we did that. The seats are really chairs,... More 

Thank johnnnita
Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw a concert here last night. The acoustics were good for out doors. All seats are close enough you don't need the extra video screens. Be prepared for a steep climb if you are sitting on the stone benches or lawn. I recommend you bring cushions or a seat that has no legs. We had these stadium seats with... More 

Thank Cali-Native2015
San Carlos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

yet another reason to love Cal and the Bay Area...stunning views and architecture; performances range from orchestral to rock; good luck getting a coveted throne seat; GA events can mean you sit on very steep lawn...wear appropriate shoes, bring blanket and seat pad for lawn or concrete ampitheater seats

Thank chicklynickly
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The Greek Theater in Berkeley is always a fun and different way to see and hear music. The acoustics are surprisingly excellent. The staff is polite and helpful. The food choices are quite good, and there is wine and beer available. Seating in the front (Orchestra) is generally unassigned and in my opinion, uncomfortable. I recommend getting an assigned seat.... More 

Thank Linda T
Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Really a great set up for a quaint concert. There are nice views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city from the lawn area. They need to train the event staff on crowd management. The lines were completely disorganized and people literally rushed the entry when the general admission line opened ditching all of us that had been waiting... More 

Thank Stephanie D
Pleasanton, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The sound as always was great. We had good seats and were completely entertained with Don Henley's performance. His band is so amazingly talented and the 3 female vocalists were amazing. We love attending events here and can't wait until our next time.

Thank Jacque B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

we recently attended Paul Simon at the Greek Theater and it was amazing. I got lucky and somehow scored "throne" seats, which are high-backed concrete thrones at the back of the orchestra section. I hear they are highly coveted, and it was quite cool. Security and ticket staff were fast and friendly, as were the concession staff. The sound was... More 

Thank travelpotato
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Parking can be found if you are willing to walk. Toilets are plentiful (may be a small line). Good options for food and drink (even some gluten free -- as in a curry rice dish). All in all even if you cannot get into the seating section, being on the lawn is great too. Either way (lawn or seating) be... More 

Thank GPToak
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Born and raised in the Bay but this was my first visit to this lovely venue! Everything about it was fun and enjoyable. Saw the fabulous PTX and made the experience perfect!

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