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Shalin Liu Performance Center

37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Side Balcony Ripoff

We recently attended an Irish concert at this venue. The only 4 seats that I could find together... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Great venue

Phenomenal venue to hear a concert. Recently heard a jazz concert with great acoustics. It's also a... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
via mobile
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Rockport Music presents concerts and cultural events in the "stunning acoustics and dramatic setting" (Boston Globe) of its new home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rockport Music is best known for its summer chamber music festival, as well as year-round presentations of jazz, folk, and pop music; high-definition broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera and National Theatre (London); and classic and independent films.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“third floor” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

We recently attended an Irish concert at this venue. The only 4 seats that I could find together were towards the back of one of the side balconies. I had no idea how bad the view was going to be until we sat down. We...More

Thank ericboston99
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Phenomenal venue to hear a concert. Recently heard a jazz concert with great acoustics. It's also a beautiful setting if you are there for late afternoon or early evening the light coming in is amazing.

Thank Food_Travel-stay
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Relatively small, it only seats a little over 300 people. It's perfect for a small performance group, or an individual recital. Behind the stage is a floor to ceiling glass window. Spectacular! We sat in the last 3 rows and found it to be like...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful design, excellent acoustics, varied programs: what more could you ask for in a performance center? We have been attending events at the Shalin Liu Performance Center since it opened in 2010, and it just keeps getting better: Met Opera simulcasts, year-round classical music with...More

Thank RockportBirder
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This small theatre is a gem! Attended a Big Band Christmas concert with local orchestra and it was energetic and totally fun. Interior is beautiful with stone walls and well done acoustics. Rear stage is open view of harbor (not during show time for acoustic...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I am a tough critic so rarely give anything a five star but this venue more than deserves it. The acoustics were excellent in this intimate (300 seat) performance center. Shalin Liu Performance Center has a beautifully appointed interior that will wow you. The seating...More

2  Thank Mahj
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We attended an event for the first time the Shalin Liu Performance Center this past weekend. The venue is absolutely gorgeous and the staff was so friendly. What i loved about it was that you could just enjoy the performance and not worry about a...More

Thank tmarian
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Spectacular music venue..with amazingly varied performers...beautiful interior with fantastic sound.

Thank John G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a spectacular performing arts center with great physical attributes. Acoustics are excellent and the seats comfortable and spaced well. The STUNNING part is watching a performance with the spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean as the backdrop. On a sunny, clear day such...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We saw a series of short movies here. Missed seeing the background of water, but the seats were comfortable and I liked the relatively small space.

Thank patsyGainesville_FL
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29 July 2017|
Response from PaulZCapeAnn | Reviewed this property |
The best idea is to go to their Website. If you have trouble please contact me again
29 July 2017|
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Response from intents2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website should help you with the upcoming performances
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Response from Jeffrey M | Reviewed this property |
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