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Shalin Liu Performance Center

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Unbelievable venue!

Best concert venue I have ever been to. We were in the last row of the balcony and I still felt... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dennis C
Clifton Park, New York
Beautiful concert hall

By far, the most beautiful concert hall I’ve ever been to! Small enough to feel intimate... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Deb I
Providence, Rhode Island
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Rockport Music presents concerts and cultural events in the "stunning acoustics and dramatic setting" (Boston Globe) of its new home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rockport Music is best known for its summer chamber music festival, as well as...more
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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best concert venue I have ever been to. We were in the last row of the balcony and I still felt like I could almost reach out and touch the performers. Great acoustics. An unbelievably beautiful building, inside and out. Can't say enough good things...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

By far, the most beautiful concert hall I’ve ever been to! Small enough to feel intimate, acoustically excellent, and comfortable seats.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Having attended over ten concerts here now, I never cease to marvel at the view of Sandy Bay through the glass wall behind the stage. No matter what your musical taste, anything is enhanced by that magnificent vista; you will soon be convinced that the...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I can not say enough good things about the Shalin Liu. The ambiance is spectacular with the back of the theater made of glass with a view over looking Rockport harbor. The venue is small enough where every seat is great and the accustics are...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend getting tickets to the Shalini Liu Performance Center in Rockport Massachusetts. My husband and I have attended two different events there. One event was a jazz band. The music was outstanding and the Acoustics superb. The most recent event was to see Peter...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The performance was top notch and the Shalin Lia Center is absolutely beautiful! Every seat in the center is comfortable, you can see the performers and the stage. Sound is incredible too!

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Saw an excellent concert with Grace Kelly and her band. She is a phenomenal singer and saxophone player. This venue is absolutely beautiful with the back of the stage being floor to ceiling windows that overlook part of the Rockport, MA harbor. The acoustics in...More

Thank Dancemom29
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful venue ! It has wonderful views and good acoustics! I have seen numerous shows here and they have been very good!

Thank paso56
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Gorgeous venue, acoustically superior to anything this side of Boston. Wide variety of concerts and shows throughout the year. Highly recommended.

Thank IonaFezzywig
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A very special place! Gorgeous views, comfortable seats, can't say enough wonderful things about this place. While you are in Rockport, put this on your things you must do while you are here.

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Response from Rosemary C | Reviewed this property |
check their website
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Response from Rosemary C | Reviewed this property |
I answered your question about Shalin Liu then I noticed you're from New Haven , CT so if you don't know about La Grua Center in Stonington you should check it out on line. We discovered it at he Stonington Music fest a... More
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Response from DavidL48 | Reviewed this property |
Check out the performance center's website for all future events. Have a good time!