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Address: San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel, CA
Phone Number: +1 831-624-3996
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Monterey County Symphony Season Opener

Always a pleasure to attend any event here. This time was for the opening of this season's Symphony with a special debut of commissioned work by John Wineglass, "Big Sur; The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very attractive venue with comfortable seating, good views, and excellent acoustics. Bathrooms are somewhat limited and hard to locate. Saw Boz Skaggs here--he was 45-min late and there was never any kind of announcement to advise the audience of what was going on and give them an opportunity to stretch or go to the restroom...this would have been appreciated. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to attend any event here. This time was for the opening of this season's Symphony with a special debut of commissioned work by John Wineglass, "Big Sur; The Night Sun"...a Magical night.. Concerts, cultural events and more Always a pleasure...oh yeah, I've already said that.

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omaha
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Loved the acoustics and the environment, I would go to any event here over many other places. My family and I had a great time.

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A plethora of cultural events take place in this beautiful complex that graces the main area of town. A wonderful venue to attend whichever cultural event hits your fancy.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had tickets to Trace Adkins concert on Aug 13! We take a day trip to Carmel every year had no idea this great theatre was here! Great seats, great sound system! Trace always gives a great concert!

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I attended 3 concerts at the Sunset Cultural Center during the 2016 Carmel annual Bach Festival. The venue was superb. There is not a bad seat in the house. I was surprised how nice row 3 was. It was not too close. I also has a seat near the back. But it was fine too. This is a great venue... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a beautiful venue, especially for an evening concert. It's got lovely courtyards with low lighting and lots of plants and the atmosphere is really magical. We attended the opening night of the Bach Festival which was fantastic!

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Thank terithienhaus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was our first time attending the Bach fest at the Sunset Center. What a treat! The center is a beautiful venue and all seats are great. We sat in row "n", and this was definitely close enough to see the orchestra and enjoy the music. It's not a stuffy music event. We could enjoy it without any binoculars. Afterwards... More 

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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Best small concert venue on West coast Musicians love the acoustics the volunteer staff are awesome food is limited but pleasantly served Great crowd

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We have visited Carmel a number of times, but never paid attention to who was playing at Sunset Center ... until May, 2015. We noticed one of our favorite performers would be in Carmel, and decided to time our trip so that we could attend the concert. GREAT DECISION! Of course we did a lot of our "regular" Carmel activities,... More 

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