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Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)

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Address: 14 Summer St, Natick, MA 01760-4500
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Located in a historic firehouse in the heart of Natick Center Cultural...

Located in a historic firehouse in the heart of Natick Center Cultural District, TCAN is the MetroWest region's premier performing arts organization. National touring acts have included Don McLean, The Smithereens, Vanilla Fudge, Shawn Colvin, Paula Poundstone and many others. A variety of classes, family programs, community theater and art exhibitions attract over 20,000 attendees annually.

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excellent local center for art and performances by local to international celebreties.

We've been to multiple performances at TCAN, and have enjoyed every one. The quality is surprising for a local venue. Free on street parking. Small, intimate theater. What more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 17, 2017
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We've been to multiple performances at TCAN, and have enjoyed every one. The quality is surprising for a local venue. Free on street parking. Small, intimate theater. What more could you ask?

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Framingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Very professionally managed, outstanding talent brought to this area by the TCAN team. Thanks and keep it going!

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Holliston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We just saw George Winston play a solo piano concert; we have been several other times for a play, other live performances. A renovated firehouse with a very manageable sized audience-very intimate. There are no bad seats!

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Went to see Asleep at the Wheel with friends. The Texas swing band was great, however, the venue which was close and intimate with great acoustics contributed greatly to our enjoyment. TCAN is located in an old firehouse with lots of character. We will certainly return.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

A definite must for all live music lovers. I am a member so get money off tickets and kept up to date with shows. Have seen everything from Musicals, plays, comedians and all great fun night out.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

A Natick treasure in a great old firehouse...lots of great musicians, Art shows, social events, and more ticketed seating, refreshments, sometimes wine or beer,light snacks..Donations and volunteers make this more special!

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This a great place to see a show, intimate & up close for the solo performer. All seats were close to the stage, so you didn't feel far away! Seats were comfortable as well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great series of concerts in an intimate setting. Good value and great variety of entertainment. Staffed by mostly volunteers, the venue boasts a wide range of nationally known talent as well at internationally renowned.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Over the years I have seen several performances at the TCAN; theatrical productions, musical groups, and renowned solo vocalists. Each experience was amazing! I grew up in Natick and remember when the building was the location of our local fire department. I love the way the integrity of the building has been maintained, yet at the same time has been... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

i wish more people too advantage of the programming at TCAN. we have seen great concerts there. all the seats are good.

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