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Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center

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Lord of The Dance “Dangerous Games”

As others have said there are no bad seats and the sound system is amazing. We expected a great... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Odessa, Texas
via mobile
Beautiful building inside and out. Each level is comfortable and able to see the stage.

We have been to Wagner Noel for many events, concerts, UTPB band and orchestra, comedians and major... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

As others have said there are no bad seats and the sound system is amazing. We expected a great show and it was even better than we had hoped. This was our first time there and the staff was exceptional. You would never have guessed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We have been to Wagner Noel for many events, concerts, UTPB band and orchestra, comedians and major events, The only negative that we have ever had was the drinking of alcohol and those not respecting others around them. The floor managers DO NOT make drunks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Have seen both Diana Ross and Peter Frampton at the Wagner. Every sit is good. Easy to get in and out of the Wagner. A large/small venue. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I don't think their is a bad seat there. Good views and great sound. Venue is great for concerts. Easy parking and quick to leave.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank garytZ303ER
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is the premier cultural center for West Texas and for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa, Texas. The WNPAC is located between Midland and Odessa on Hwy. 191 and serves as one of the main...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Everyone is stuck up and over priced will Not go back... if it was raining they would not be here today...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DJ Ron R
Reviewed July 18, 2018

This facility is unbelievable. The acoustics are some of the best!!!! The seating is great, the people that work there are always so nice & helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jrratliff64
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I saw 2 of the Special Operators from the Benghazi debacle here. It's been a few years, but the event was one that will stay with me forever. One of the questions they read was one I submitted. As far as the Event Center goes,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Awesome great venue great acoustics good drinks and comfortable setting always makes concerts enjoyable

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Midland TX is fortunate to have a facility like the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center. Beautiful architecture with fantastic seating. Really, there is not a bad seat in the house. The most acoustically sound venue any where around this area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tracy K
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December 1, 2017|
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Response from goldengirl1979 | Reviewed this property |
Dress clothes is what most ppl wear, some ppl will be much more dressed up than others and you will see some blue jeans but not a lot
May 5, 2017|
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Response from JM698 | Reviewed this property |
We enjoy the Dress circle, but have sat in many seats there including parterre and really there is not a bad seat in the house. It was in the top 5 for venues less than 5000 seats a couple of years ago. It is an excellent... More