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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3004
+1 503-274-6564
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Landmark Preserved

The building is an enlightened effort to preserve a landmark with interesting external and internal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
Movie + Orchestra

Went to see La La Land and it greatly enhanced the movie experience. I was amazed at how in sync... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jon H
Portland, Oregon
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  • Poor1%
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“oregon symphony” (58 reviews)
“great acoustics” (13 reviews)
“great sound” (10 reviews)
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3004
+1 503-274-6564
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is an enlightened effort to preserve a landmark with interesting external and internal architecture, especially the internal decor. The acoustics are inconsistent so its advisable to consult if you are paying a high price for what might appear to be a "good seat."...More

Thank Crowso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see La La Land and it greatly enhanced the movie experience. I was amazed at how in sync the musicians were to the movie playing on the screen. While the price was pretty high at $40, making it an occasional event makes it...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture inside Arlene Schnitzer is beautiful. The decor makes it feel like a special occasion no mater what the event.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The soulless moda center is not where one should see a concert. Instead choose the schnitz, the second best sound system.

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I've seen several concerts at this hall. It's historic and beautiful. There really aren't any bad seats. Like most halls, the seats are very close together and the rows are tight (no passing others in the row without them having to get up). The acoustics...More

Thank joycenewmyer
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely building preserved in it's last remodel. However acoustics could be better and seats in front could have better sight lines between seats.

Thank S2887XZmarys
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The venue was great the comedy wonderful...... Parking sucks! I loved the staff and the local flavor of Portland.

Thank jameseT2167HI
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I went to see Lewis Black here. We had seats pretty high up, but the acoustics were awesome and it sounded like we were in the front row. Also the staff was great and made sure everyone knew where to go.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The concert was fabulous. Great performers and the venue is excellent. Good sound throughout the Hall. What was disappointing is that even after mentioning audience disruption to a page, nothing was done. Children talki8ng, parent chatting with others, and one man continued to hold up...More

Thank bbaker5555
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The sound carries beautifully, and the inside of the building is a wonder to see. A warning to anyone with mobility issues though....many staircases of varying heights. I won't be going back for that reason.

Thank BroomHildy
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Jessica P
30 September 2016|
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Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure my answer will be considered helpful however here it is. I talk with someone live when choosing seats for any event. Whereas I have been going to the Schnitz for years I do discuss where I want to me depending... More
15 January 2016|
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very easy to find in that area; as well as a lot parking structure 1-2 blocks from the venue.
ronald f
13 February 2015|
Response from Rhonda A | Reviewed this property |
I found the mezzanine seating very comfortable with a great 'vista' view of the stage. Just be aware of the roof supports. Have a great time.