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Address: 1135 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302-7015
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+1 303-447-0095
14:00 - 19:00
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Fox Theater Rocks!

I just saw a Fox Theater 25th anniversary show, and I've got to say the venue is looking good! With its intimate vibe, two-tier main floor with raised sides and even some seating... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Leif A
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I just saw a Fox Theater 25th anniversary show, and I've got to say the venue is looking good! With its intimate vibe, two-tier main floor with raised sides and even some seating along the side walls, plenty of rails to lean on and set a drink, this a great place to catch a performance of your favorite band! The... More 

Thank Leif A
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We (KOLARS) recently played here and had an awesome time. As a band there are few venues who are as nice and accommodating. They had guys helping us load and unload. The sound guys and monitor guys were also really cool and did a great job. Boulder is a great town with a great crowd. Would love to play this... More 

Thank robkolar
Erie, Colorado
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261 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We saw Wilco in small venue before they took off on a european tour. This venue is small about 600 peeps max, and sound is fantastic! Not much seating, but if come early there is few spots. We like how it it, but it can get hot with bodies, so don't over dress.

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Boulder, Colorado
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909 reviews
483 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Here is where you go to hear good music, played very loudly, and dance, and have a drink. The sound system is great, the venue is a bit run down, but who cares, it's always dark anyway.

Thank Miriahm D
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

While attending Walk Off The Earth's concert with our 10 year old son we were struggling to see the stage. After the first act a kind man (we later learned his name was Robert) invited us to the balcony to experience the concert without any obstructions!!! OMG he made our entire night...what an amazing concert that all of could see!!!... More 

Thank Sbaldzicki
British Columbia, Canada
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452 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2014

The Fox is the 'must play' venue for any visiting name or any local artist on the way 'up'. Lines outside will let you know if the new acts are worthy! We often have been know to lurk out in the 'grey 'corner as we call it just to get a taste of what the youngsters are doing these days.Very... More 

Thank palmpirate
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Small venue but this will allow the performance to be so different from what you are used to. It can be crowded and the layout is not the best. The sound system is great.Get caught smoking tobacco and you'll be thrown out!

Thank oiminic
Boulder, Colorado
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Staff is mean and pushy - throwing people out left and right for "getting too into the music" or "being too drunk" when they were perfectly fine. Theater is hot, stuffy, and run-down. Probably wouldn't go back here unless the band wasn't playing anywhere else in a 50 mile radius (which rarely happens).

1 Thank Grace M
Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

The sound here is great and if the show is not sod out is a great venue. Whenever bigger crowds converge the terrible layout is really exposed. On the sides everyone is standing sideways and the flow up and down stairs and aisles becomes treacherous especially when returning with a drink. The sound is the one redeeming quality to the... More 

1 Thank MRutherford1984
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I don't think the owners have updated a thing here in 20 years, but the sound is well worth it! Any artist should love to play here as well, any patron will get a great show- up close and personal.

Thank SPGplatinumTenYears

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