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Shalin Liu Performance Center

37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Concert, popular music

One of the most wonderful music venues in our experience. Accoustics are amazing, diverse... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
sharronsibley
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Winchendon, Massachusetts
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This is a place to go!

We were lucky enough to catch the Canadian Brass in concert on Sunday June 4, 2017. What a... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
299PFrank
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Keene, New Hampshire
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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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“beautiful venue” (13 reviews)
“third floor” (12 reviews)
“concert hall” (13 reviews)
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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
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"beautiful venue"
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"third floor"
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"concert hall"
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"great acoustics"
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"chamber music"
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"glass wall"
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"music venue"
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"world class"
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"glass of wine"
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"during intermission"
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"state of the art"
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"balcony seats"
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"met opera"
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"a true gem"
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"amazing music"
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most wonderful music venues in our experience. Accoustics are amazing, diverse programming, spectacular views of Rockport ocean front. All but the balcony lodge seats have complete stage views. Be sure to visit the top floor for snacks and wine before the show...More

Thank sharronsibley
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were lucky enough to catch the Canadian Brass in concert on Sunday June 4, 2017. What a wonderful experience and to think this group has been around for over forty years. It is a wonderful venue because the performance stage has a backdrop of...More

Thank 299PFrank
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The layout is long and narrow toward the stage due to the goal of the ocean as a stage backdrop. Lousy lineups.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were staying in Rockport and a guest at the inn we were staying at asked the Innkeeper about the Shalin Liu Performance Center. It turned out that that (yes, 2 that's) was the opening night of the Performance Center for the season. We went...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This beautiful music venue was converted from a clothing store to a glorious site for a variety of musical performances. We hear Ottmar Liebert with Negra Luna and had the opportunity to see the sun set over the Rockport Harbour before the curtains were closed...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Shalin Liu concert hall. The most advanced acoustics anywhere. Anyone, any band sounds better here in this fabulous concert hall.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful venue! Great location on the water. Great views. Excellent acoustics. Diverse, eclectic programs including classical, folk, jazz and blues. Nice upstairs lounge. Restaurants within walking distance but only during the "summer" season.

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

No other venue like this. World class acoustics and view behind stage. Many varieties of performances. Well worth planning a destination visit around the performance of your choice, and eating and staying local, all walkable also.

Thank JamyMadeja
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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

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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.

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Missliz56
29 October 2017|
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Response from susansmf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, drinks & snacks available upstairs at intermission.
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songnana2
29 July 2017|
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Response from PaulZCapeAnn | Reviewed this property |
The best idea is to go to their Website. If you have trouble please contact me again
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Response from intents2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website should help you with the upcoming performances
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