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Shalin Liu Performance Center

37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Shalin Liu - excellent, intimate performance venue.

This is an intimate, beautiful, new performance venue overlooking the ocean. This old building had... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
A spectacular venue

We have been anxious to visit the Performance Center and were thrilled to see Judy Collins perform... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
Foxboro, Massachusetts
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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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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is an intimate, beautiful, new performance venue overlooking the ocean. This old building had been completely renovated in a most creative, lovely way. LOVED the concert featuring Claudette King and the James Montgomery Band.

Thank NorthCoastGal2013
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We have been anxious to visit the Performance Center and were thrilled to see Judy Collins perform there in September 2015. She was amazing! Simply beautiful venue with excellent acoustics. The view of the harbor behind the stage is breathtaking!

Thank Nancy23r
Reviewed 8 September 2015

There can be few theatres where the audience can look past the performers onto the harbour below. Staff very welcoming - even allowed me in to the auditorium early to take some photos. Acoustics were very good. A very intimate theatre, And Tom Rush was...More

Thank MilsteadUmpire
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Saw a show here on one of the nights I was in town. Great little venue with a fantastic view. A little pricey but it's a must while visiting rockport

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Great concerts. Intimate concert hall. Intermissions usually on 3rd floor with wine, coffee, sweets. They have elevator. It's a new building. Only problem can be parking, especially if you go in daytime or there is any other event in town. They try to provide some...More

Thank emilyandamigo
Reviewed 2 September 2015

You will be hard pressed to find a better place to enjoy a performance anywhere in the world. Shalin Liu Performance Center is a spectacular. It is located in the center of charming Rockport, overlooking the ocean. There is simply no where more breathtaking.

Thank Lynnesadams
Reviewed 30 August 2015

What an extraordinary music venue! I have never seen anything like it. It sits right on the water in Rockport convenient to everything. The entire backdrop for the live performance stage is a wall of glass looking out over the water. It is breath taking!...More

Thank Exptraveler2013
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Shalin Liu is a perfect venue with the whole back of the stage windows out onto Rockport Harbor. We heard Livingston Taylor and a student of his from Berklee Conservatory. It was a wonderful night.

Thank Elsa A
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This place is a gem. Beautiful view of the ocean. Great acoustics. Small and intimate. Doesn't get much better than this

2  Thank plenilunio11
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Don't miss the live music experience in front of a panoramic view of the ocean. It is truly inspiring. We have been to two concerts, one classical and one pop/folk and thoroughly enjoyed both. East and West Balcony seats force you to hang over the...More

1  Thank FrequentFlyer013
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14 April 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey M | Reviewed this property |
Go online to Rockport Music
31 January 2016|
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Response from emilyandamigo | Reviewed this property |
I don't like turning my neck. Ones right over stage interesting view
Fran V
29 August 2015|
Response from Fran V |
Who is performing september11-14