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The Cave

40789 Village Dr, Big Bear City, CA 92315
+1 909-878-0204
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Desperado Up Close

Have a need for loud, energetic music to dance to or just sit back and enjoy? Check out the CAVE... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Carl Z
Moreno Valley, California
Mountain Music

I took my family to see the Bee Gees Gold tribune band in August 2017, and we all have a great... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Los Angeles, California
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The Cave is a truly one-of-a-kind concert and comedy venue in the heart of Big Bear. The lighting, sound, laser light shows, gourmet concessions, craft beer, comfortable seating, room to dance, and of course amazing acts are not common for such an intimate venue. It is this perfect mix of location, amenities, and amazing live entertainment that make The Cave a venue that will bring you closer to your favorite bands than you ever thought possible.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“great place” (5 reviews)
“tribute band” (4 reviews)
“opening act” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
40789 Village Dr, Big Bear City, CA 92315
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Have a need for loud, energetic music to dance to or just sit back and enjoy? Check out the CAVE in Big Bear. We enjoyed seeing Desperado, THE Eagles tribute band there. Being close to being a night club, the CAVE presents entertainment up close...More

Thank Carl Z
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I took my family to see the Bee Gees Gold tribune band in August 2017, and we all have a great time. The cave is located in the middle of Big Bear Village. There are plenty of bars and restaurant all around the venue. The...More

Thank SNAFU23
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We saw Big Bad VooDoo Daddy at the Cave recently. While we are locals, this is only the second time we have visited the Cave and we went because we are BBVDD fans. The ticketing staff (female with facial piercings) is difficult to deal with...More

2  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I recently saw Ted Nugent at the Cave. Besides having to listen to more of a political rally then a concert, I paid $200 for a VIP table so we would have a view of the stage without people crowding or standing right in front...More

2  Thank photoguy_60
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Don't know if I was at an NRA Meeting, Trump Rally or how to grill a small animal lesson. But Ted kicked some butt. The Cave gives seating options. General admission meant standing room only. With an old time rock crowd that's not good. Old...More

Thank CamarilloTraveler
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The theater, bar, and rocking venue has matured. They still have cover band (really good ones) but head liners and making their way up the hill. This week was Dick Dale next week Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. The full bar makes this the place to...More

Thank Clifford D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Doing this review between opening act and main act. Apparently this place has improved since other negative reviews. Plenty of seating (maybe off-season). First band was 12 to 16 year olds. Impressive. Got hear at 8pm wish I saw whole show. Despite showing at 8...More

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The last time I went to a concert here they still had fixed seats. It felt like a theater. Now it is 4 levels of seats that can be moved and a bar in the back. It feels more like a club and encourages a...More

Thank Clifford D
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I saw The Plain White Ts at The Cave. This is a great, small, intimate venue. Great place to Catch a show! They have a lot of Tribute bands as well as big name bands on the bill in the next few months. I'll definitely...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We went to the Hal Ketchum concert, March 2017. Great sound system, smaller sized venue with lots of security. There is one bar as you enter that provides fast food and drinks. Then in the main area there is another full bar, no food at...More

Thank Luan L
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Response from C G | Reviewed this property |
The tribute band to Led Zeppelin, Zeppelin USA is playing the weekend of Nov 6th. Check out the Cave's website, just do a web search for 'the cave big bear.' I suggest you taking your own vehicle to the venue, as taxi's are... More