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Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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"Wooly socks & Bathing Suit Tour"

The show we saw was excellent...the below review is strictly about the theater. Small historical... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
Jenn D
North Kingstown
via mobile
Nice, older theater with up front seating

At the Calvin to see Get The Led Out, a Zep cover band (best band around doing Zep covers). Theater... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2017
jim v
canterbury nh
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19 King St, Northampton, MA 01060-3221
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We love the Calvin. An awesome small venue with great views of the stage. Far more personal than a civic center or stadium.

Thank Donald T
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We've been here twice since June 2017: to see The Zombies and just last week to see Petula Clark. The acoustics are great. We sat in the front row balcony both times, and the view was great. There is enough sloping, at least in the...More

Thank Millerdb
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Classic theater in downtown Northampton, it will remind you of an old Broadway Theater. Wooden seats, creaky wooden floors add to the charm of this great old theater. The Calvin hosts a wide variety of musicians and comedians several nights of the week. I've seen...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We have now been to the Calvin 4 times to see various performers. This is a great little venue. There is not a bad seat in the house as we have sat in different spots each time. The sound is good there and for me...More

1  Thank Maria-NHTraveler
Reviewed March 10, 2017

The Calvin is an okay place to see a show. It's certainly better than the Iron Horse, not quite as nice as The Academy of Music. I've seen many a show at the Calvin over the years and have noticed a real decline in the...More

Thank Miso D
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This theater is perfect for seeing a show. It's just the right size and every seat is a good one. There's a bar as well!

1  Thank Ann2014751
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

The show we saw was excellent...the below review is strictly about the theater. Small historical theater that also has balcony seating. Well positioned stage with optimal viewing from almost all angles. Seats were comfortable with plenty of leg room. The below may be event specific:...More

Thank Jenn D
Reviewed January 29, 2017

At the Calvin to see Get The Led Out, a Zep cover band (best band around doing Zep covers). Theater was easy to find, right across the street from the Hotel Northampton where we had a fine meal. There was quite a line for "will...More

Thank jim v
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We have been here several times, and it seems that each time it is dirtier and more run-down. Right now even the sign in front is broken. This could be a very good concert venue if the owner would fix it up.

2  Thank Cat M
Reviewed June 23, 2016

The theater has great sound quality but could use a bit of refurbishing! I would go back and see another concert...soon!!

Thank jcartelli
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August 3, 2017|
Response from Maria-NHTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Check out their website...they have lots of good shows coming