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Greek Theater

2001 Gayley Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001
+1 510-548-3010
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Best acoustics ever

I graduated from high school here, which was quite fun…but the real joy of this place is that of... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2014
Kimberly1125
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San Francisco, California
Dave Matthews live concert

Great sound, no bad seats but bring something to sit on. Only beer and wine and $9.00 to $11.00 a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2014
auric1111
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paradise, ca
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  • Average8%
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2001 Gayley Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

I graduated from high school here, which was quite fun…but the real joy of this place is that of all the concert venues I have ever been in, the Greek Theatre has the best acoustics. I've seen Van Morrison, Todd Rundgren, Peter, Paul & Mary,...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2014

Great sound, no bad seats but bring something to sit on. Only beer and wine and $9.00 to $11.00 a pop.

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Reviewed 26 August 2014

This is on the campus of University Berkeley. There is very little parking so get early if you want a space which will cost. Parking is really good for those who are not as mobile as even if you park in downtown Berkeley you have...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is a great concert venue. If you are in town and have an evening free, you have a beautiful setting in the hills. The weather always seems a little warmer here as well as they have some great food options. You could probably sneak...More

1  Thank John A
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

The Greek Theatre is by far the greatest outdoor theatre for live entertainment. Every seat is good in the tradition of ancient Greek amphitheaters. The acoustics are wonderful. It might help to bring a cushion as the stone gets a little hard after a while,...More

2  Thank MaxineK99
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

i've seen many there... good acoustics and the magic of being surrounded by eucalyptus trees... the cheaper seats are uncomfortable. i'd advise bringing a pillow/cushion. stone amphitheatre up in beginnings of the berkeley hills... nothing like it on a warm, summer night...pat metheny...bonnie raitt...dave matthews...More

Thank isaac m
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

I can't believe I had waited so long to enjoy a concert at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, CA! We recently saw Willie Nelson at the Greek. It was a general admission show, we lined up minutes before the gates opened and had no trouble...More

3  Thank Hans W
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Froze my behind off last time I was there for night concert. Once fog & wind moves combined with sitting on the cold cement...Bbbrrrr Otherwise, sound & view was great for being outside

Thank Alskimon
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

sit in the seats not the lawn. Too long of lines for beer and wine... go early and buy two.. the limit so you don't have to get up and down. the sound here is perfect but bring layer cause no matter what it gets...More

Thank sansa31
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Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Amazing venue with great acoustics. We came to see The Postal Service and it was a great show. I will definitely come back for good artists.

Thank KWeezy
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