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“Best Concert... EVER”

Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
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Owner description: The Opera House was built in 1894 and is on the National Historic Registry. Each year nearly 100 live performances come to the old stage and include Grammy winners, international touring musicians and more. Expect to see a schedule filled with jazz, folk, classical, bluegrass, Celtic, country, and regionally-inspired music. The stage is also periodically home to theatre, comedy, magic and more. Open year 'round including December's Gingerbread Spectacular! Updated performance schedule on the website. Handicapped accessible. Bar open on the night's of performances.
Portland, Maine
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best Concert... EVER”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

We went to hear Ed Gerhard in August and were NOT disappointed! The humble surroundings were a perfect setting for this phenomenal performance.

Visited October 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
“Concert in a old Opera House”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

While on vacation we notice that a perfomer that we knew happened to be appearing at the historic opera house in Boothbay Harbour. Found tickets and we were pleasantly surpised at the setting. The acoustics were phenominal because they did not have amplified sound when this theatre was built. They have done an amazing job of preserving it and bring it back to life.

Visited August 2013
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Greenwich, CT
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Never disappointed with a show at the Opera House...”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Went recently to see David Wilcox, and acoustic guitar singer. Didn't know much about David, but really enjoyed his show, and his 'therapy' in his music. We try to go each September when we go to Maine. Hoping for next year, that Gaelic Storm will be passing through, as that concert was just super. The Opera House is the way entertainment should be....close to the people, and doesn't cost an arm and a leg.

Visited September 2013
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Somersworth, New Hampshire
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83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“BoDeans!”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

There is honestly not a bad seat in the house. The folks who run this gorgeous little venue are some of the most hospitable I have met. This was our first trip but certainly not our last. We will keep tabs on who is playing and will be sure to return! We had a wonderful experience.

Visited September 2013
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Coarsegold, California
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5 reviews
“Free brass horns concert”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

What a treat, and FREE!!! too. Enjoyed good music, mixed with the locals, and had a good time. Beverages and food available for sale, historic facility - all good.

Visited September 2013
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