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Massey Hall

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Address: 178 Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T7, Canada
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+1 416-872-4255

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Great concert hall

Saw a concert here and actually played in a concert band In this hall. I love the acoustics and the history.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Durham, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I recently saw Half Moon Run at Massey Hall and purchased an obstructed view ticket. It was a great price but as stated, it was definitely obstructed so don't think you are going to show up and get lucky :) I had to stand for the majority of the show in order to get a semi view. Also, there were... More 

Thank ilovedgreece
Durham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw a concert here and actually played in a concert band In this hall. I love the acoustics and the history.

Thank chickandbeast
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

have been going here for a decade, love every concert that has been held here, recently saw the vancouver sleep clinic and daughter here, amazing night

Thank Sam_bwandcphotograph
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We went for a concert and we loved the architecture. Halfway through the concert I was not feeling well and left, but had to wait for my partner. So I went downstairs where there was seating at the bar, to rest. I was questioned as to whether I was leaving soon and made to feel like I was intruding. I... More 

Thank maryX6831YG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Saw many bands over the years at Massey. The hall is wonderful and small enough so every seat keeps you close to the action. Highly recommend going and seeing your favorite band or experiencing something new. The "Classic Albums Live" series are great!

Thank Andre N
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Just saw an amazing concert at Massey Hall this plast Monday. This place is a wonderful mainstay of Toronto and a great place to see your favourite band. The seats are old but comfortable. The acoustics are great. The charm is undescribable. It's a venue that everyone should see a show at in their lifetime.

Thank heygreco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a concert and sat top level stage left balcony. Sound was great - view kind of obstructed from the railings and speakers but you can always stand up and watch. Wood seats on top level... Undersized and will hurt your back. I had my knees in one guys back all night. Pay 10 bucks more and sit lower.... More 

Thank Craig R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Its a classic old building, oh if the walls could talk. The washrooms are in the basement and long lines, especially if you are in the upper balcony, its a long trek to get there. The seats are uncomfortable and old. The building is a classic though. Needs an update and bad, while maintaining the history. Lots of old buildings... More 

Thank Motorbragg
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have enjoyed both shows that I have seen at Massey Hall. She's a wonderful old building, opened in 1894, it was the home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir until 1982. Massey Hall is Canada's oldest and most venerated concert hall. The old girl is in need of a face lift inside and out. Seats... More 

Thank Ralf W
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What can I say about a place that people have been going to for a very long time? Last weekend I went there with my wife. She has never been and I lost track many years ago. It is old, it is falling apart. The only washroom is in the basement. Unless you sit on the main floor, it 7s... More 

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