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Pabst Theater

144 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208
+1 414-286-3663
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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144 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208
+1 414-286-3663
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Come for the historic venue and the chandelier. Your seats will be small, people used to be so much more tiny! Drinks will be $7+, beer and wine also available and there is a side bar too, so don't wait in line. Balcony 1 was...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see one of our favorite musicians here. What an amazing venue. Not a bad seat in the house and such beautiful decor. I would definitely see a concert here again!! Loved it!!!

Thank Achall09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pabst has a great history and has grown into one of the best venues in the city for concerts. Bands like playing there, because the acoustics are terrific and the staff is top notch. I've seen all kinds of bands there, like Aimee Mann...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The Pabst is a beautiful theater which will send you back in time. Getting there: Despite major construction on I-94 and around the theater I had very little trouble finding my way. I have a GPS but I looked at an old fashioned map made...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

we've been here several times for A Christmas Carol, but the first time we've been here for a concert. Love this place. They have plenty of places to get drinks before and during the concert, with a place large enough not to feel cramped. Comfortable...More

Thank Spdpmd
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently attended the David Gray concert here. We had never been to the Pabst before--what an experience! From the venue itself to the incredible kind and friendly staff (ushers and bartenders alike) we had a great time. The only downside were...More

Thank NorthwoodsLizard
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Gershwin & Friends. We waited to buy seats until we arrived. Excellent seating and enjoyed a buy one get one free with a discount code. We love the theater and all the character. The symphony was excellent.

Thank familysnyder
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This venue is beautiful and a great place to see a concert. We got first row balcony seats for Josh Garrels and John Mark McMillan. Great view and didn't have to worry about people standing in front of us. Just be cautious walking around in...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Beautiful old school theater located in the Milwaukee Center in the heart of Milwaukee with plenty of parking below the building. You can access parking from either Kilbourn or Water streets. You can buy tickets online for shows as well as for dinner or lunch....More

Thank StevefromDG
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Incredible venue and comedian, best night ever! Opener was awesome too. Will get tickets every year he comes! Parking is only issue but the weather wasnt too bad and I needed the walk!

Thank elizabethi867
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