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Shalin Liu Performance Center

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Best Place to see a concert, Anywhere!

I can not say enough good things about the Shalin Liu. The ambiance is spectacular with the back of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Billerica, Massachusetts
Special time in Rockport

Highly recommend getting tickets to the Shalini Liu Performance Center in Rockport Massachusetts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Burlington, Massachusetts
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  • Average1%
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“beautiful venue”(14 reviews)
“third floor”(13 reviews)
“concert hall”(14 reviews)
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 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank 20deb11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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.

Thank southpaw702
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Fantastic full wall view of ocean from the back of the stage. Just before the performance began the curtains closed and the audience booed. Small intimate theatre with side , center and balcony seating. We chose balcony and it was great vantage. Wwe could see...More

2  Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This is an absolutely beautiful venue. The back wall of the stage is a floor to ceiling window that provides a magnificent view of the water. It is a small and intimate setting, where every seat is a good one. A great place to arrive...More

2  Thank theear
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Shalin Liu Performance Center provides a soaring yet warm and intimate space where string quartets, folk musicians, and jazz groups perform. Individual performers have included YoYo Ma and Iris De Ment. The unique perspective offered at the Center that our vaunted Symphony Hall in...More

1  Thank Serena C
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July 30, 2018|
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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
June 29, 2018|
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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!
October 28, 2017|
Response from susansmf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, drinks & snacks available upstairs at intermission.