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NYC-area music-lover visits The Van Buren!

I made the move to Phoenix a few months ago, but it wasn't until October that I visited The Van... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Mdgrl79
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Phoenix, Arizona
Courtney Barnett

Love the venue, but get there early if you’re short like me and want a spot to actually see the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
947lizh
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Tucson, Arizona
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The Van Buren is a state-of-the-art concert venue in downtown Phoenix presenting acts of all genres including indie rock, hip-hop, country, metal, reggae, EDM and more.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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401 W Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85003-1628
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went last night to see Gary Clark Jr. The venue has serious issues with ventilation. It was very smoky and my eyes burned the whole time I was there. The first group the only instrument you could hear was the bass. I'm sure the lady...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got tickets to a Sting/Shaggy performance here after they cancelled the one we originally had. It was a super easy place to find. Early access was nice as we did it when we walked up and got 2nd to the rail. The whole place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

I made the move to Phoenix a few months ago, but it wasn't until October that I visited The Van Buren for the first time. My husband & I are both music aficionados, and having lived near NYC our whole lives, we have been huge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mdgrl79
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Love the venue, but get there early if you’re short like me and want a spot to actually see the performers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 947lizh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I went to see Interpol and spent the extra money for the premium seating and I have to say it was money well spent, the show was sold out and the floor was packed, standing only, I would not have made it through. The service...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy K
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Your staff is amazing! The bouncers are so friendly and inviting, made the time there much more fun! We came from Sedona a couple hours away for this event, and we will be returning for more! Great venue, wonderful staff, all around great atmosphere, thank...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is a nice venue to see a show, just can not recommend their upgrade to the balcony "seating". We paid double our ticket cost to upgrade for the chance at first come first serve seating on the balcony. Each time we tried to sit...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank aneasygoingchick
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Just saw Trombone Shorty here. Outrageously good show!Bought tickets online 2 months ago so we got seats close to stage (4th row). They reconfigure the audience area depending on the performance. For this show, there was floor seating, standing and mezzanine. I think mezzanine center...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I went there to see HIM on their farewell tour. This is a very nice place and great for live shows, but I recommend arriving early in the day to get in line because it's a smaller venue and if you are short like I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank petepistoffles
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