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This is a great building with plenty of atmosphere for special performances. A bar area was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Myscha T
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Great venue

Great place to see a concert. Recommend this to everyone. The area was well organized, no issues... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
janetF5378FH
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All reviews sound quality was excellent walnut creek outdoor concert venue downtown raleigh smaller venue both sides plenty of parking concession stand stage venues lawn concessions tickets maxwell audience rows artists
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great building with plenty of atmosphere for special performances. A bar area was available, and ushers to get you to your seats. Located across the street from several convenient hotels if you are attending an event from out of town.

Thank Myscha T
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Great place to see a concert. Recommend this to everyone. The area was well organized, no issues with traffic. A memorable experience

Thank janetF5378FH
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a smaller venue and it was very nice. We had a great time at the Kids Bop concert. Parking was a breeze, short walk to get inside. It had poured all day and our seats were dry. The food was mediocre but it...More

Thank Donnac2009
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The sound quality is not up to par to other outdoor venues. But the complete site was very clean and nice staff.

Thank Danielhill81
Reviewed August 5, 2018

If you're from out of town, highly recommend staying in a nearby hotel. No parking worries and plenty of restaurants in the area. Good sight lines and acoustics. By the way, go see Arctic Monkeys--great show.

Thank jpscherer2
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently attended the TBS & Coheed & Cambria concert and had an overall great experience. The layout was open, well organized and clean. The prices for food and alcohol were actually affordable compared to other venues we have visited also. There...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Venue was nice and open as it was in downtown Raleigh outside. Bathroom lines were long per usual. Very good views from all angles for the show.

Thank rambo4567
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Loved this venue. Saw Arcade Fire on a lovely summer evening. Our seats in section one were great. The venue is a smaller amphitheater so most of the seats seem quite good. There is also a grassy area at the top where you can sit....More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed June 20, 2018

A smaller venue which is nice because you can see and hear the show from anywhere. Summertime show was rough with a heat advisory that day but as long as you can afford the concession stand for drinks its ok. I would go again because...More

1  Thank TravelingTarheel24
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We purchased chairs specifically to adhere to Red Hat Amphitheater’s lawn seat requirements that are available on their website... upon arrival last night to the Arctic Monkeys show we were told that chairs were now not allowed into the amphitheater, a decision made the same...More

Thank Brenden H
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Response from Brenden H | Reviewed this property |
They do not check your tickets in the lawn area since it’s a general admission area and the lowest tier of tickets, so you would be good. The lawn at Red Hat is not like a normal Amphitheater lawn area, it’s quite small and... More
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