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Address: Village Drive, Big Bear City, CA 92315
Phone Number:
+1 909-878-0204
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Always have a blast listening to live music.

The sound quality is fantastic. Great seat wherever you choose to post up. Full bar and a small menu of food choices. I'd recommend going while in town and always kid friendly but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
Jason K
Big Bear City, California
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great spot for "up close and personal" live concerts. Sound & lighting are superb, full bar, some reserved seating. I've been here numerous times and absolutely love it! Most concerts are well priced, approx. $20 sometimes less! Great value and entertainment!!

Thank cheaptravelhunter
Big Bear City, California
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The sound quality is fantastic. Great seat wherever you choose to post up. Full bar and a small menu of food choices. I'd recommend going while in town and always kid friendly but I'd base that on the show.

Thank Jason K
Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Flew up to see Suzy Bogguss...great show! Opening act a nice surprise. Full bar, and didn't need the reserved seats at the general seating actually has chairs. We were in the front row. Cute little dance pit where the Cowboys were spinning their women around during the show...fun to watch. The only negative...trying to leave. There is a total bottleneck... More 

Thank Bill N Lisa J
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Fiancee very picky as a lighting/a.v. professional, that said he enjoyed it! LED lighting and good sound! We got mezzanine seating - guaranteed and can dance without bothering anyone. Bit more but worth it! Opening bands tend to be bad according to all we talked to...ours was ok - rum soaked raisins- did a few good covers. Really nice small... More 

Thank Yvonne A
Bermuda Dunes, California
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

WILL NOT return! The Cave over sells the venue. We did not have a seat and we were required to stand although my husband is disabled. The main attraction, Wynonna, did not come on stage until after 9:15pm, despite the fact the venue opened for seating at 6:30pm.

Thank STucker2468
San Diego, California
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100 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

With a large stage, the layout is arranged so that every seat is a good one. Great lighting and sound system. Menu is limited to venue food, so maybe dine elsewhere before the show.

Thank Bandonman
California Desert, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

First concert at The Cave. Sound system was excellent. Full house but did not feel crowded or stuffy. Really fun place!

Thank Lynelle G
Sierra Madre, California
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152 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This place is small and expensive. It's nice to see bands in a smaller venue but this place is tiny. It's full of altitude farters and there is no place to move. Tix were $50 and tiny weak drinks are $10 each. I won't return.

Thank Laura H
Hemet, California
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384 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

The doors were open about noon so we walked in and one of the staff volunteered to take us on a tour of the facility. It looked very nice with a bar at the back. Most of the seating was basically general admission on a first come first served basis. They looked like folding metal chairs. Not sure I want... More 

Thank James S
Redondo Beach, California
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We went to the Cave to see a tribute band last weekend. When we arrived, we were given wrist bands and went to the bar to get some drinks. The drinks were $10 each! Major ripoff! We couldn't find 4 seats together for the show so we broke down and paid $30 to reserve a table in front of the... More 

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