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The DeCoste Centre is a small (300+seats) and intimate venue. You are up_close and personal with... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
via mobile
Excellent spring and summer line up of talent.

I feel so lucky to live close to this centre so that I get to experience terrific musical events... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Cathy H
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Now in its 35th year the deCoste is a 420 seat performing arts venue. Annually the venue host over 100 shows and events. Visit our website to see our year-round offerings. Located on Pictou's beautifully developed waterfront the theatre hosts...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
85 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-8848
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

I have attended a number of events at this venue over the past couple of summers. I have only been disappointed in the performance once and do blame this on the performance summary published by the facility. For the most part the entertainment is top...More

1  Thank seafoam333
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

The DeCoste Centre is a small (300+seats) and intimate venue. You are up_close and personal with the artists. Lighting and and sound quality are very good. Online booking for tickets is easy. The Centre books an astonishingly large number of events each year. Highly recommended!

1  Thank SteveKinNS
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Matt Anderson kept us entertained from the moment he walked on stage. His versatile voice is perfectly suited for singing Blues with an amazing range and sustainability. Matt's guitar playing was amazing as well. I came to the show not knowing his music and left...More

1  Thank DebiB230
Reviewed June 7, 2018

I feel so lucky to live close to this centre so that I get to experience terrific musical events and theatre. Recently I attended the local Rotary play at the DeCoste and I was blown away by the level of talent and the extent of...More

1  Thank Cathy H
Reviewed June 7, 2018

A full house last night for Matt Anderson at the DeCoste Centre, he never disappoints! Been following him for a number of years and try to see him anytime he is around. Puts on a great show, great stage presence a gifted guitar player and...More

1  Thank 54Chevy2013
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Whether it’s a live performance of an established artist (Matt Anderson), a tribute act (Neil Diamond), a play or festival, the deCoste provides a first class entertainment centre for artists and guests alike. The sound and lighting are exceptional and the view is unobstructed from...More

1  Thank Brianie370z
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Saw this show last night at the deCoste Performing Arts Center in Pictou and what an amazing show in a wonderfully intimate, comfortable venue. They always bring great entertainment to this center and everytime I go, I always enjoy the evening so much. Thank you!...More

1  Thank kmac61491
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The performances and variety offered at the deCoste continues to provide something for everyone. The recent Matt Minglewood concert drew people from all over and were held in a moment of time. The music was an extension of each of the performers and the entire...More

1  Thank Beth H
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We have been to several concerts at the Decoste Centre. They bring in wonderful talents including Matt Minglewood, Shane Dunn, several tribute bands and have a wide variety of shows. We have enjoyed each one. No seat is a bad seat although we book early...More

1  Thank wmccann
Reviewed May 20, 2018

A great place to go for an intimate experience. Great acoustics, always clean and comfortable, very well run, first class all the way! We have visited for live theater, stand up comedy, magicians, hypnotists, and some incredible musical performances like Matt Minglewood and band last...More

1  Thank dansmonkey
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