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South Shore Music Circus

130 Sohier St, Cohasset, MA 02025-1374
+1 781-383-9850
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Worst parking ever!

I went to see Tajmo here. Show was awesome although the sound could have been better. But the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
flowersgirl
,
cape cod
Loved it

Loved that the stage rotates so everyone has a great view. Wish they had more food options but... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
debl237
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Townsend, MA
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For nearly 60 years, the South Shore Music Circus and it’s sister venue, the Cape Cod Melody Tent, have been presenting world-class entertainment in the scenic Massachusetts coastal communities of Cohasset and Hyannis. The only two continuously-operated tent theatres in the round in the United States, the Music Circus and Melody Tent are owned and operated by the South Shore Playhouse Associates, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting the arts, cultural and educational organizations throughout the communities of the South Shore and Cape Cod. With a colorful history dating back to its humble beginning in 1932 in Cohasset, Massachusetts, one interwoven with the fabric of summer theatre history on the east coast, our theatres have emerged as popular destinations for patrons and performers alike, providing a relaxed ambiance and intimate theatre experience where every seat is within 50 feet of the stage.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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130 Sohier St, Cohasset, MA 02025-1374
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to see Tajmo here. Show was awesome although the sound could have been better. But the parking is atrocious. They line you up in lines of 7 or 8 and no one can leave until everyone is in their car. I asked what...More

Thank flowersgirl
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Loved that the stage rotates so everyone has a great view. Wish they had more food options but otherwise a great venue

Thank debl237
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was a kid, over 40 years. I've seen some legends right up close. It's a tent and it gets hot in the summer. The seating is a little tight. Tall people in front of you can be an issue....More

Thank madtat
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

It's always so nice to visit the Music Circus. Our most recent visit was to see the Four Tops and the Temptations. Gotta love Motown. All four of us said we had difficulty understanding the lyrics. The sound certainly was loud enough...maybe some distortion in...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 25 August 2016

great venue to see shows. not one bad seat in the house. it can get hot under the tent so dress appropriately.

1  Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

An intimate venue for concerts and comedy acts. If there is an act you are considering that is playing at the South Shore Music Circus I would highly recommend you buy your tickets now. The venue is very small and the stage rotates so there...More

1  Thank BrianOnVaca
DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at South Shore Music Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2016

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This venue is the perfect place to hear music. A rotating stage, clean and friendly environment, and great beer choices. I wish I could see every one if my favorite bands and performers here. Based on Vince Gill's fantastic performance, the artists must like it...More

Thank Katy V
DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at South Shore Music Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 29 July 2016

We saw Huey Lewis & the News tonight - what a great show! Love this venue. The parking is like sardines, but once we got moving on the way out, it didn't take long. I will say, especially with the humidity as of late, it...More

Thank ALG-Millbury
DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at South Shore Music Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you for your review - and we're glad that you enjoyed your first time at the Music Circus! Unfortunately the tent can get rather warm on hot/humid nights, and we can't raise the tent sides for bands like Huey Lewis (due to local sound...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house because the stage rotates. Top performers. Always a fun night out! Suggest bringing a hand held fan bc it can get hot in the tent.More

Thank trippish
DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at South Shore Music Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks for your review! Yes, it can unfortunately get quite hot on summer nights; we do our best to maximize airflow and keep things comfortable. We recommend that patrons dress accordingly and stay hydrated (we don't allow outside beverages, but you can leave water bottles...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We have gone many times and even with seats in the last row, we had a good view. Just don't sit behind the tent poles. They usually have a good variety of different venues. From comedy to country to rock n roll. Most times the...More

Thank temptraveler
DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at South Shore Music Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks for your review - all great advice for any new patrons who haven't been to the tent before!

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