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Les Schwab Amphitheater

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Traveled to attend Jethro Tull in concert in an amazing outdoor venue with unique people is a reborn old sawmill town

Hidden gem! Comfortable and enjoyable small town full of unique people from all over the world... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Charles C
The best place to see a show!

We were there to see the Dave Matthews Band and I’ve been to a lot of shows of theirs over the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
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Built in 2001 and named in honor of one of Central Oregon’s most successful entrepreneurs – you might have bought tires from one of his stores – the Les Schwab Amphitheater has quickly become one of the premiere venues in the Pacific Northwest to...more
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344 SW Shevlin Rd, Bend, OR 97702
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

Hidden gem! Comfortable and enjoyable small town full of unique people from all over the world. The amphitheater hosts some of the worlds most famous acts and the setting allows everyone to unplug and enjoy the surroundings

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We were there to see the Dave Matthews Band and I’ve been to a lot of shows of theirs over the years( 20 years to be exact!) and this intimate venue reminded me of seeing them in concert when they first started out! It’s general...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank elizacass
Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

So glad you had a good time at Dave!

Reviewed 30 August 2018

We watched a sold-out concert and it still felt like there was plenty of room to not be excessively crowded. There were a couple downfalls - when they say the doors will open at 5pm, but then don't really open until 5:30, you'll have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J N
Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed the DMB show at the Amphitheater JN!

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

First I will have to say what an amazing venue. I’ve been here twice now both times to see DMB. great venue great sound friendly staff. Now for the show, the great thing about a small venue like this even the “bad” spots are still...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 225dwayner
Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dwayne, glad you enjoyed Dave on our stage! You're right, there's not a bad seat in the house at the LSA.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had a great experience at this amphitheater. The location is great - next to the river, very close to town, plenty of parking. It seemed to be a well-organized operation. The entry lines were not long and there are plenty of booths that sell...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 401srg
Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

So glad you had a great experience at the LSA!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great location, easy for handicap person in a wheelchair. Attendant helped us find an area for the show. Saw Martin Short and Steve Martin which was hilarious. Good food, however we ordered out food and paid...and the show ended. Servers and vendors were not aware...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Catherine R
Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Glad you had a great time at Steve Martin & Martin Short, Catherine!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was an lovely night in a beautiful venue! As packed as this sold out show was it was easy getting in, settled and even getting drinks to enjoy the show with. Allison sounded flawless and Willie as he always has...Thank you for such an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

So glad you had a good time Roxanne.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Wonderful evening to share the joy and love with Willie. He communes with an audience and lets the good times roll. As my first experience at Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, Oregon, I mentally compared it to Cuthbert in Eugene and Roseburg's Music on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for such a thorough review of your time at the Willie and Alison show!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We have attended a few concerts at this venue and they have been great. Somehow the management of these concert events has decided to turn the volume down so that now it is tough to hear all of the performance. If they continue to do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Sorry to hear your night at the Willie and Alison show wasn't what you hoped. I can assure you we don't turn the volume down on artists to prevent folks from outside the venue from hearing the show. Our main concern is to make sure...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Check The Les Schwab amphitheater calendar if you are visiting Bend. We enjoyed a wonderful evening of music in this beautiful venue overlooking the river and of course Jackson Browne was the perfect musician to see at this venue. We paid for seats upfront, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Beau E, Digital Content Manager at Les Schwab Amphitheater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed your time at the LSA and with Jackson Browne!

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Peggy G
8 June 2018|
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Response from Beau E | Property representative |
Hey Peggy, there's no outside food or drinks allowed in the Amphitheater, but we do have a great selection of wine, beer and cocktails you can purchase once you're inside.
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Jodi K
3 June 2018|
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Response from Beau E | Property representative |
Hey Jodi, the City of Bend has a 10 p.m. noise ordinance. That being said, we to apply for extensions for some shows. Hope that helps !
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Kim B
23 June 2017|
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Response from NoelleElise | Property representative |
No need to bring chairs for reserved seating sections, as they are provided. For all the show FAQ's check out the bendconcert website. Enjoy!
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