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Address: 21 Petaluma Boulevard, Petaluma, CA 94952
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+1 707-765-2121
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Funky and fun!

This is an old theater that's been sort of redesigned for different uses. It was a movie theater but now it's used as sort of a cabaret venue. There are theater style seats... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
Petaluma, California
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Petaluma, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is an old theater that's been sort of redesigned for different uses. It was a movie theater but now it's used as sort of a cabaret venue. There are theater style seats lining the sides with the middle open for tables and chairs. In the front are folding chairs over a dance floor. They serve a full bar so... More 

Thank Katsback
Novato, California
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270 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is a great venue for listening to music. Last night was Petty Theft and the place was packed. It has a knack for attracting headliners you might not expect to play in a local small venue. We've seen Dr. John play here, Corky Siegal, Mark Hummel and his harmonica blowout and others. Great sound system and large dance floor.... More 

Thank TheBlum
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I WOULD GO TO THE MYSTIC THEATER ,much more often if they got bigger names there. Whoever books the mystic talent, is either clueless who spends the money to see big names, it ain,t the kiddles folks !! It is the 50 plus crowd, They always have the most nameless groups you can find, I am in the 50 plus... More 

Thank normb731
Petaluma, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Cool, fun, place....I have seen some cool acts there...and I am substantially older than the normal crowd.

Thank Rubycat33
Petaluma, California, United States
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38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

My favorite music venue in Sonoma County! Great sound, awesome staff. Check the website or marquee for upcoming shows! Lots of reggae, rock and other types of shows.

Thank Ryan L
Petaluma, California
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I don't ever come to McNear's for the food. It's average, not bad, but nothing to write home about. I go for the atmosphere and the drinks. They make great cocktails with fresh fruit purees and get creative with their recipes. They have a pool table, arcade games, along with a bar and dining upstairs that is fun with friends.... More 

Thank Ashley M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went to see The Fixx and I loved the venue. Dance floor up near stage and seating near the back gave people different ways to enjoy the show. If you are going to see a popular band I would suggest getting your tickets ahead of time as this is not a LARGE space. Definitely would go back to see... More 

Thank Aquarose67
Petaluma, California
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

I want to love this place...it's been around forever. And it smells and looks like it! Would it really change the atmosphere and venerable charm if they remodeled the bathrooms and ripped up the disgusting carpet? It's not so bad at night, but god help you if you see it/smell it in broad daylight!! Gross.

Thank 357ellenb
San Jose, California
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132 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Came to see a musical legend, bought General Admission tickets and got into the line about 30 minutes ahead of the doors opening. Venue had staff outdoors, taking tickets and giving arm stamps, so that once the doors opened, it'd speed up entry. DEFINITELY did, that's brilliant. We ended up in the center of the second row of seats, it... More 

Thank Beakertroyd
Charlottesville, Virginia
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Great venue. Plenty of seating for the crowd. I was VERY surprised to see the list of acts coming in the next few months! I will definitely be attending quite a few here.

Thank LadyMatagi

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