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Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)

14 Summer St, Natick, MA 01760-4500
+1 508-647-0097
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Favorite Local Entertainment Venue!

Best local venue, high quality concerts, performances and plays. Top notch view from all seats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
blsky6595
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Natick, Massachusetts
African Queen

The Center for Arts Natick (TCAN) is an outstanding venue for both marquee names and local talent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
babsjeheron
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Located in a historic firehouse in the heart of Natick Center Cultural District, TCAN is the MetroWest region's premier performing arts organization. National touring acts have included Don McLean, The Smithereens, Vanilla Fudge, Shawn Colvin, Paula Poundstone and many others. A variety of classes, family programs, community theater and art exhibitions attract over 20,000 attendees annually.
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“fire station” (6 reviews)
“great music” (4 reviews)
“local venue” (4 reviews)
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14 Summer St, Natick, MA 01760-4500
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+1 508-647-0097
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"local venue"
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"metro west"
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"no bad seats"
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"sound system"
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"first rate"
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"kids shows"
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"lots of free parking"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best local venue, high quality concerts, performances and plays. Top notch view from all seats. Plenty of parking close by.

Thank blsky6595
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Center for Arts Natick (TCAN) is an outstanding venue for both marquee names and local talent, on stage, in the upstairs cinema theater and on the walls of the art gallery space. I have enjoyed classic films like The African Queen and Casablanca, along...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down, this is my favorite local music venue! TCAN books top-notch musicians, there isn't a bad seat in the house, and the acoustics are fabulous. My husband and I have been TCAN members for years and attend shows on a regular basis. TCAN is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great music in a local venue. Every seat provides a great view and the shows are supported by a professional sound system. Best part is the reasonableness of ticket prices for outstanding music performances. Even the performers have a high regard for TCAN. Best deal!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great small venue with excellent line-ups of music and reasonable ticket prices. One of our favorite places for nights out. No bad seats.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so lucky to have TCAN nearby. Over the years have enjoyed classical music, kids programs, folk singers, movies, and more. Five stars for TCAN!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been members of TCAN for 15 years and we consider it a highlight of our lives in being able to enjoy so much great music and films. We mostly enjoy folk and Americana music but they also offer jazz, blues, and classical. The...More

Thank jgoetz2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful small venue that brings first rate music and arts to Metro-West Boston. TCAN is rare gem that never disappoints always a great night out at bargain prices.

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TCAN is a fabulous little gem of performing and visual arts. They have music offerings ranging from classical and opera to blues, folk and everything in between. There's a theater group that performs plays several times a year, which we never miss. Favorite concerts? Jeff...More

Thank Rozsi M
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We recently enjoyed a play with another couple at the TCAN. The facility is a converted firehouse with the ability to host plays, movies, music and more. Located in downtown Natick with lots of free parking during the evening hours and plenty of eateries from...More

Thank Dhanan
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Pat K
July 15, 2016|
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Response from TCAN-Natick | Property representative |
Sandra L is correct - when we reopen after renovations this month, we will have a completely remodeled concession area with beer and wine and snacks. Town of Natick does not permit "BYOB" in any location. Thanks for your... More
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