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Beautiful old theatre!!!

Recently attended the Janis Joplin tribute tour. The light show left a lot to be desired. The... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Cheryl C
San Francisco, California
A Bay Area Favorite

Caught The Distillers here on a recent Friday. With some trepidation, I shelled out an extra $50... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Recently attended the Janis Joplin tribute tour. The light show left a lot to be desired. The backup singers were fantastic! However, the venue is lovely and even the balcony seats allow you to have a good view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Caught The Distillers here on a recent Friday. With some trepidation, I shelled out an extra $50 for the Telegraph Room - but this is totally the way to go. Private entrance, free private coat check, private bar, private restrooms. HORS D'OEUVRES! Then you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Went in August and very easy to find. Lovely building and is about a 2 minute walk from the nearest BART station. Inside it looks amazing and the sound was fantastic.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Trawdener
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Made a visit from TN to see a favorite artist and was not disappointed. Had good seats and really enjoyed the intimate setting. Although I have seen where others have criticized the acoustics I thought the sound was great. Easy in and out and helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank pwood2018
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Sat front row balcony and everything was muffled and just noise. The general admission floor patrons appeared to enjoy show. But for me, the sound system ruined a much anticipated concert to see Nathanial Rateliff and the Night Sweats. SO disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 790joaneh
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Seen many shows at the Fox. It’s a great venue. The staff is always very nice and helpful. The acoustics are great and the seating is very comfortable. Plus there are many decent restaurants in the area. Highly recommended

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rpperkins1
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Saw a concert there and it seemed liked everyone had a good seat. There are no indoor mega screens, just the band to watch, which was nice. The sound was excellent. A few people stood up blocking views and others were smoking...inside, and the ushers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank delyn35
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Saw the Tower of Power 50th anniversary show here at the Fox. Awesome sound and a beautiful old theatre. I was a little concerned about all the standing room on the floor area but it actually really works well for music that you want to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Monty S
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Am impressive building with cool details. Great place to see a show or concert and sometimes even a play.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ThatOneIowaGuy
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Awesome place to spend NYE, with so many new friends.. Thank you Oakland, you are a trip..Wish there was something to do in the area after the show was over, but by the time we left, it was 4 am...

Date of experience: December 2017
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November 23, 2018|
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Response from rpperkins1 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you can upgrade the day of
Elena E
March 26, 2017|
Response from tribecca22018 |
Greetings, We have found each and every seat is actually pretty good seats! We have never been disappointed 😞! Regardless of who we purchased them from! These days you gotta pay the price, for what they want! Everyone has... More
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Joseh2591 | Reviewed this property |
As previous others may have answered , it depends on the featured performer(s) , seen a number of concerts there with Van Morrison the highest I have paid to date at the Fox. You may also want to check venues at UC Berkeley... More