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Berklee Performance Center

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Wonderful place to see live music

Berklee is a compact performance space, with excellent acoustics. The music just jumps off the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
nhsgary
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Boston, MA
Great place

I love to attend concert at Berkelee. You will be able to find, see and hear music from everywhere... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
brunom415
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 weeks ago
“Seating is terrible”
16 Oct 2017
“Wonderful place to see live music”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the artists who perform at this venue but unfortunately avoid it now. I have been twice and my seat has been horrible each time. It's hard to see and even though I'm a short woman, I find the leg room cramped. My advice...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Susano195
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Berklee is a compact performance space, with excellent acoustics. The music just jumps off the stage. Their PA is also excellent. Other reviews have complained about the seating being too close or not sufficiently angled. The seats ARE close, but not as bad as airline...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

warm , intimate venue a little cramped, great sound. parking 1 block away. lots of bars, cafes. walking distance from prudential center, fenway park. boston subway close by. Walked the freedom trail next day. great weekend

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is probably one of the best places to listen to live music. The acoustics are fantastic. A lot of jazz groups perform here and no matter where you sit, the sound is great. This was designed especially for performances of this kind. We saw...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank memento
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

I love to attend concert at Berkelee. You will be able to find, see and hear music from everywhere from the world Every year don't forget the yearly concert of the students. They are working very hard for it and they do it very professionally

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Saw John Waters Christmas here; the venue was intimate and generally comfortable. Not a huge amount of legroom, but such is how things are at places like this.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JCW703
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We went to see the band Kansas and enjoyed the performance enormously. The acoustics were outstanding. The band, as expected, was crazy good. The seats were comfortable. We were slightly surprised that the seats were so strangely arranged, though. There was not enough vertical difference...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

We saw the Estampas Portenas Tango Company performance last night. The performance was great, but this venue is terrible. The seats do not have much leg room, which means you have to stand in order to let someone by you. The most annoying thing about...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank ANJCN
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra was a real treat consisting of faculty members and other musicians. The tickets were very reasonably priced for the calibre of musicians and venue. I imagine that if the venue is full that the washrooms will be busy as they...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank K K
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The venue was very good, with great acoustics and comfortable seating. We saw Berklee's performance of Sweeney Todd, which was excellent.

Date of experience: February 2016
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