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Ruth Eckerd Hall Buffett

The Clearwater Bar Association has changed their meetings to the Ruth Eckerd Hall Buffett. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lqueen6
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Clearwater, Florida
Boney James 8/30

Site was clean. Down town. Lots of good eateries nearby. Sound decent. Have been in better... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
msadler99
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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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Ruth Eckerd Hall's near perfect acoustics have received rave reviews from artists, technicians and audience members since opening in 1983. Combined with state of the art equipment, comfortable amenities and world class entertainment, it's no wonder...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Clearwater Bar Association has changed their meetings to the Ruth Eckerd Hall Buffett. The Buffet is Hidden on one of Ruth Eckerds Side buildings. Ruth Eckerd requires HELP to find it from one of their employees. Their Chicken Legs, Beef & deserts are one...More

Thank lqueen6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Site was clean. Down town. Lots of good eateries nearby. Sound decent. Have been in better sounding venues, I think it was speaker location up high that was maybe an issue. Lots of security around. Organized. Bar on site. I heard 700 capacity or close...More

Thank msadler99
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Security so smooth getting in no wrapons PLEASE so safe every show has been the best worth the price

Thank Marj R
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Nice auditorium, but quite out dated. Renovations are underway it appears, so hopefully the hall will get a modern facelift!!! A little disappointed that no AB beer products are offered. Also found the stairways on either end of the rows not very user friendly if...More

Thank BethMPalm-Trees4ever
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We have gone to Ruth Eckerd many times and even saw the Happy Together Tour in 2017. This time the sound was AWFUL. Way too loud, the bass and reverb made it so we could not understand the vocals even when they were only talking....More

1  Thank tgg8
RuthEckerdHall, Manager at Ruth Eckerd Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

We apologize that the volume disturbed your enjoyment of the concert. Many of artists travel with their own sound engineer and equipment. We always try to make recommendations that take into account the near perfect acoustics of our chamber but they do maintain artistic control...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Saw Brit Floyd this weekend and the concert was fantastic. This is an intimate concert hall, every seat appeared to be great. Ushers very healpfull, food and drinks reasonable as concert standards go. Pre concert live music and food outsied of venue. And getting out...More

Thank madtravlers
RuthEckerdHall, Manager at Ruth Eckerd Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! We always appreciate patron experiences and we're happy to hear you had a great time at Brit Floyd!

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Went there June 14th to see the Brit Floyd Pink Floyd Show. The sound quality and lighting as well as the temperature of the theater was right on. As many people have noted, there is no bad seat to see the stage in this venue....More

Thank Victor P
RuthEckerdHall, Manager at Ruth Eckerd Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Victor, thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your most recent experience here at Ruth Eckerd Hall. We always appreciate comments and concerns from our patrons.

Reviewed 23 May 2018

A beautiful venue, very cordial and friendly staff, assisting with anything and everything. Great acoustics for the sound...would love to return :)

Thank hookedonyanni
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Saw the Joe Bonamassa concert on May 11, 2018 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL. It was so loud you could not hear the words from any of the songs from Joe or the backup singers. The bass was also so loud I could...More

Thank Kiskatom11
RuthEckerdHall, Manager at Ruth Eckerd Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

We apologize that the volume disturbed your enjoyment of the concert. Many of artists including Joe Bonamassa travel with their own sound engineer and equipment. We always try to make recommendations that take into account the near perfect acoustics of our chamber but they do...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Joe Bonamassa 5/12/2018 - first time at this venue. Fellow in next seat, a regular, warned me it was going to be loud so I fished out my earplugs before the show. A recorded tune was played just before band started - deafening - so...More

1  Thank eventDJ
RuthEckerdHall, Manager at Ruth Eckerd Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for sharing your concerns due to the sound at Joe Bonamassa. We do apologize that the volume disturbed your enjoyment of the concert. Many of artists including Joe Bonamassa travel with their own sound engineer and equipment. We always try to make recommendations...More

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Response from Theresa W | Reviewed this property |
Row E is the 5th row from the stage, I am not sure what the Parterre is. There is no balcony or side boxes at Ruth Eckhard. The rows just go backwards. It is stadium seating as each row is higher than the one in front of them
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Kimberly K
31 August 2018|
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Response from alozam | Reviewed this property |
There is no standing at all . But if your in god back row you can get up and stand behind your seat to Stretch your legs
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Cindy H
5 April 2018|
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Response from rdivey1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay, when we were there in Feb, it was a mixed dress code, definitely not formal, hope this helps. Enjoy!!
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