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Ovens Auditorium

2700 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205-6900
+1 704-372-3600
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Ovens needs some upgrades

Great show, the venue really small, not enough ladies rooms for 2000 women! Long lines to get a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
kajamison
Great venue with an intimate feel

Ovens is one of the larger (largest?) show venues in Charlotte, seating about 2000+, but it doesn't... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
John W
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2700 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205-6900
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Great show, the venue really small, not enough ladies rooms for 2000 women! Long lines to get a drink or a pee!

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We're constantly working to improve our venue and to find solutions to better restrooms. So glad you enjoyed the show! - The Ovens Auditorium Team

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Ovens is one of the larger (largest?) show venues in Charlotte, seating about 2000+, but it doesn't feel that way. Great intimate feel, wonderful acoustics, staging options that are simply amazing. Plenty of refreshment and bar stations pre-show and intermission. About the only issue would...More

Thank John W
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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks for your review, John. We appreciate your feedback and hope you'll come see another show here soon! - The Ovens Auditorium team

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great place to see a show. Not really a bad seat in the house. The acoustics are great. No real issues at all.

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks for your review, Brian. We appreciate your kind words! Looking forward to hosting you at another show. - The Ovens Auditorium Team

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Wow what a great venue. There are no bad seats here. It’s a very intimate place to watch a concert. The sound was great, the lighting was great. Security was easy.

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for your review, JessiAnn. We're glad to hear you had a great time! Come back again soon. - The Ovens Auditorium team

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We've seen "Broadway" shows and comedy shows at Ovens and have yet to have a good experience with the facility. During a recent Broadway show the sound was so poor it was hard to hear the dialog and we were in the first third of...More

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thanks for your review. We appreciate you seeing shows here and will forward your feedback to our staff. - The Ovens Auditorium team

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My friend and I saw the Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Extravaganza at the Ovens Auditorium. Nice venue, intimate setting for smaller shows!

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

So glad you enjoyed the Brian Setzer show! We appreciate your great review. Come back again soon. - The Ovens Auditorium team

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

For the past 50 years i have been going to Ovens auditorium...it is a legendary venue for ballet, symphony, plays, musicals and bands..their sound system is excellent and staff very accommodating...

1  Thank sandy827bell
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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thanks for your kind words, Sandy! We appreciate your continued support over the years. - The Ovens Auditorium team

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Attended a recital for my daughter's ballet class, took the family to see Riverdance 20 and look forward to going again. Nice place ot see an event or band.

Thank James M
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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

We appreciate your feedback, James. Thanks for your review! - The Ovens Auditorium Team

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Saw Jersey Boys and Dirty Dancing here good place to catch a show. Staff helpful, goid parking available.

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We appreciate your kind words. Thanks for your review! Come back and see us again soon. - The Ovens Auditorium Team

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The show was fantastic. It was a great story and musical. The talent in the show was phenomenal! The snacks and drinks were very reasonable! Many good things! The not so good... there were many stairs leading up to our seats in the balcony, even...More

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CRVAofficial, Guest Relations Manager at Ovens Auditorium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

So glad you enjoyed the show! We appreciate your feedback on concessions, seating and the restrooms too. We hope you'll come back for another show or event soon. - The Ovens Auditorium Team

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Cierra F
27 May 2017|
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Response from CRVAofficial | Property representative |
Hi Cierra! When we have a show that does not require an orchestra, we seat people in PIT seating. It is typically the first three rows in front of the stage. If you would like to speak with someone about a specific seat... More
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