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Payomet Performing Arts Center

Closed Now: 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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What a great place to see a show!

Yes, the venue is very basic. But...what a great, small venue to see some amazing talent!!!! We... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Cape Cod
Loudon Wainwright III concert

What fun! He is a super performer. The lyrics were politically inspiring and so needed right now... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Carole W
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Dewline Road, North Truro, MA
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Yes, the venue is very basic. But...what a great, small venue to see some amazing talent!!!! We saw Deadgrass over Labor Day Weekend and they were phenomenal! Ticket prices are much less than other places.

Thank RoamerToo
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The concert, Ladysmith Black Mambazo was fabulous. The venue, not so much. We had seats M1,M2 and M3. We were misdirected into the tent, and when we finally figured out where we were supposed to sit, there were only two folding chairs. A third one...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

What fun! He is a super performer. The lyrics were politically inspiring and so needed right now. Truly he lights a candle in the darkness. With the wind gently rocking the back of the tent, a terrific summer's eve.

Thank Carole W
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful group of talented and fun people! Go and see this circus show as it is excellent! The open-air tent near the ocean is a special place to visit!

Thank C W
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

It's not the Cgamber Music Festival, but if you like 60's music and/or a schmorgasbord of really interesting ethnic, jazz, blues and other popular music better, you won't care. Payomet, an open-air tent located on the grounds of an old radar station in Truro, is...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed July 30, 2018

It's a open sided tent on an abandoned air force radar station (part of the old DEW LINE) on a bluff above the Atlantic Ocean. It's a small venue and there are no bad seats. We got some of the last general admission seats and...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

The Payomet is a small tented venue - every seat in the place is good - you are right there with the artist. They have some really great talented musicians and bands playing. It's set on an old army-type housing area - which is abandoned,...More

Thank Valerie O
Reviewed January 21, 2018

If you are going to be in Truro in the summertime, don't miss catching a show at the Payomet. Always great talent in an intimate setting.

Thank bondeen1
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We saw Squirrel Nut Zipper (SNZ) at Payomet and it was an awesome treat. This venue has hosted a wide variety of excellent performers the last 20 years and we've never been disappointed. SNZ was by far the best act we've enjoyed at Payomet. Their...More

Thank tom m
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We have attended two of Payomet's performances. We really like having a major performing arts venue close to where we stay Down Cape. The Della Mae Bluegrass event was wonderful and was held off-site at the lodge near our hotel. The recent Marcia Ball, which...More

Thank Marjorie S
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June 28, 2017|
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Response from cjk33 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Benn there 3-4 times but never seen any dogs.
May 20, 2017|
Response from cjk33 | Reviewed this property |
Never paid any attention as we drive to/from the shows but I am sure there are within driving distance.