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Orpheum Theater

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Tired Old Venue, but the Pretenders were GREAT!

This is just an old tired venue that needs some TLC. BUT, the seats and performance by the... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Frank D
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Concord, New Hampshire
Classic theatre that needs updating

Small size provides a great way to see a concert and the location was convenient (although a little... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Kristin L
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Upstate NY
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Apr 2, 2018
“Tired Old Venue, but the Pretenders were GREAT!”
Nov 6, 2017
“Classic theatre that needs updating”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Interpol today. The sound was horrible. I would have preferred to watch playback and listen to my headphones instead. Neither the supporting act nor interpol came close to a decent sound, while the show was amazing. I wish bands just wouldn't book...More

Thank Niklas v
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I saw Elvis Costello here last year. The sound system was distorted and bad. Would not see another concert here.

Thank ihart
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We saw Brett Eldridge at this venue, such a neat place! It is older but quaint; has theatre seating and every seat is decent in the house!

Thank JSMinor
Reviewed May 1, 2018

I've been to the Orpheum Theater dozens of times and have seen a lot of great shows. It's dated but i think that's one of the things that gives it so much charm. Ushers look like they came to a concert years ago and never...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is definitely an old theater that could use some TLC, but I thought it was a great place to see a show! The seats are worn and not very comfortable but I didn't sit much in them anyway. It doesn't seem like there is...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is just an old tired venue that needs some TLC. BUT, the seats and performance by the Pretenders were just enjoyed was outstanding. There was a NO Cell Phone rule in place and it was fantastic. Glad the band pushed for ban!

Thank Frank D
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Tix went on sale for a show today at 10am. $33 to 53. Less than 30 seconds after accessing site, the only ones available were $525.+ for special "meet and greet" then some pop up and disappear before you can buy them. There is ZERO...More

Thank jake h
Reviewed December 11, 2017

My wife booked this as my birthday treat to see the Tedeschi Trucks Band. First of all if you have to drive in then getting to nearby parking is challenging on a Saturday night. Once you get in the venue the place resembles a gothic...More

3  Thank Richard H
Reviewed December 1, 2017

My husband and I attended a show at the Orpheum and were very disappointed. Run down, dirty seats, over serving alcohol. Guests were talking, standing, during the show. We had to stand the entire time to be able to see. My husband attends 20+ shows...More

1  Thank Katrina O
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Small size provides a great way to see a concert and the location was convenient (although a little quirky) Sound was good. However, it is unfortunately pretty rundown. Seats are really tight and uncomfortable. You'd think with the ridiculous drink prices they charge that they...More

1  Thank Kristin L
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The green line to park street is right next to the venue, orange line to downtown crossing is close also.
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