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Shalin Liu Performance Center

37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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LOVE this venue!

I have seen a number of concerts here but the very best was last month when I was lucky enough to... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2016
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Various concerts / shows

Small venue, excellent place to see a concert. I have seen multiple concerts from various areas... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
Rockport, Massachusetts
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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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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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
+1 978-546-7391
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

I have seen a number of concerts here but the very best was last month when I was lucky enough to get tickets to the holiday concert of Manhattan Transfer. Great concert in a wonderful, intimate, BEAUTIFUL setting. This space can not be beat.

Thank Tamara7727
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Small venue, excellent place to see a concert. I have seen multiple concerts from various areas within the hall and every one has been spectacular. Not a bad seat in the house.

Thank csibf99
Reviewed 12 December 2015

There are few venues as perfect as this to for a concert. I have seen Classical, Jazz and Singer Songwriters here. there is not a bad seat, the sound is excellent and the backdrop is exquisite. You can feel the pride of everyone who works...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

This is second visit I've taken to this performing arts theater but I can tell you it a fabulous venue to watch whatever is your desired choice. A little off the beaten path, but well worth the time taken to travel there. The exterior hides...More

1  Thank Neal G
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Get tickets ahead, this performance venue is often booked quite fully! I've seen several performances of classical music at this venue, and can say I have never had a better overall experience than at the Shalin Liu. Parking is available for concerts across the street...More

Thank LarryBoston
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful venue and views- my family and I saw Tim Chapin perform and it was a blast. parking was easy and true town is gorgeous! (I forget the exact date)

Thank glutenfreeAP
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Stunning views are behind the stage, of course only seen during daylight. Also, I went once when the (classical) musicians had their music on laptops, so the curtains had to be closed and we lost the view. That was too bad. But the sound is...More

Thank ellengloucester
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Venues from classical to rock, great choices, it holds 300 plus and the concession on the top floor is always a treat. My favorite seats are on the balcony.

Thank Rockportoceangal
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is an intimate, beautiful, new performance venue overlooking the ocean. This old building had been completely renovated in a most creative, lovely way. LOVED the concert featuring Claudette King and the James Montgomery Band.

Thank NorthCoastGal2013
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We have been anxious to visit the Performance Center and were thrilled to see Judy Collins perform there in September 2015. She was amazing! Simply beautiful venue with excellent acoustics. The view of the harbor behind the stage is breathtaking!

Thank Nancy23r
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29 October 2017|
Response from susansmf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, drinks & snacks available upstairs at intermission.
29 July 2017|
Response from PaulZCapeAnn | Reviewed this property |
The best idea is to go to their Website. If you have trouble please contact me again
29 July 2017|
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Response from intents2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website should help you with the upcoming performances