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The Center for the Arts

314 W Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6424
+1 530-274-8384
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Affordable live entertainment in an intimate venue

We recently saw Matt Schofield (awesome show!) but, being local, we've seen more than 20... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Roger S
Penn Valley, California
Altan Concert March 2017

Drove up from the Bay Area to see Irish traditional super group Altan, and had a wonderful time... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Phil M
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“acoustics” (3 reviews)
“concert” (7 reviews)
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314 W Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6424
+1 530-274-8384
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We recently saw Matt Schofield (awesome show!) but, being local, we've seen more than 20 performances in the last year. The Center seats about 300, all general admission (except for a small number of friends of the artist or upper level members) so no matter...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Drove up from the Bay Area to see Irish traditional super group Altan, and had a wonderful time. When Altan come to California, they usually perform in San Francisco and Berkeley, and it was great that they ventured further afield to Grass Valley. The venue...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We went here to see a concert. The venue is amazing-you feel like the artists are friends of yours because you are so close-so intimate. The acoustics are good and the staff were so friendly and helpful. If you have an opportunity to attend a...More

1  Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've been members of The Center for the Arts for more almost ten years. It is one of the things we point to when telling others what a great community Grass Valley is. Always something different and fun to see! (You'd be surprised how many...More

Thank SierraCoaster
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Each concert is small, personal, you meet the artists, the prices are so reasonable, drinks and snacks are available. The atmosphere is friendly, supportive, and save!

Thank MsBader
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nice atmosphere, well run, good acoustics. People in charge are really helpful. They had a problem with the sound system with they dealt with very professionally and work it out with reasonable time and treated the performers well during the transition.

Thank skeezik
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Small venue on Main st. Holds 300 people, not a bad seat in the house. They also have art shows, dinners, plays, all top notch

Thank hainese
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The Center is a jewel of the region. This month, we saw Pink Martini with Storm Large. Next month we see a creative jazz group, Protocol, and the Cowboy Junkies. There is usually something happening several times a week. We have been traveling 9 months...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This venue always has fantastic talent performing....varied genres and styles make this Center for the Arts unique. The tiered seating and great acoustics make this venue a place with no bad seats. For such a small community we have such a huge draw of great...More

Thank jgjohnieg
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is a small venue - there's not a bad seat in the house. The sound system is excellent. They find great talent - always a good time!

Thank dianaandbrian
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