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PNC Arts Center

Garden state parkway exit 116, Holmdel, NJ
+1 732-203-2500
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Think Twice before seeing a concert here!!

6/9 Imagine Dragons. The concert and performance was awesome, The 2nd stage in the upper section... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Loouis S
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Monroe Township
Never again!

I don't know where to begin with this place... It's just all wrong, all of it and I can't say... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Russ F
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  • Average19%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Garden state parkway exit 116, Holmdel, NJ
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+1 732-203-2500
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"the garden state parkway"
in 6 reviews
"big lawn"
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"food and beverage prices"
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"bring your own"
in 7 reviews
"assigned seats"
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"getting wet"
in 2 reviews
"great concert venue"
in 3 reviews
"showing its age"
in 2 reviews
"stay home"
in 2 reviews
"in recent years"
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"bought tickets"
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"preferred parking"
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"moody blues"
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"the jersey shore"
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"draft"
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"complaint"
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"factory"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

6/9 Imagine Dragons. The concert and performance was awesome, The 2nd stage in the upper section was quite a surprise. Love this band. They are Awesome!! Now the Venue: NEEDS OVERHAUL AND UPGRADE - Old bathrooms need upgrade, horrendous! Stall doors not locking!! - Food...More

1  Thank Loouis S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to begin with this place... It's just all wrong, all of it and I can't say anything positive about this venue. It's terrible in every aspect. The most highlighted elements are: The poor acoustics making music sound muffled and way off...More

1  Thank Russ F
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I have 15+ years of random, fond memories at PNC in Holmdel...but those are gone. I have not been to this venue in 5+ years, but it has changed for the WORSE and PALES in comparison to its rival venues. There were 3 issues which...More

2  Thank Faith M
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Jason Aldean Concert. Creative tailgating at its finest! Tech Crews provided great audio and visual entertainment reinforcement. Venue is laid out well. Acoustics were great. (The show's sound is determined by production crew traveling with the show). Get VIP/Preferred Parking. Best venue soft pretzels!

Thank BurgerPilot
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Worst venue ever, sounds quality is pathetic at best. And I mean absolutely terrible! VIP seats are comfortable and the Cadillac VIP lounge food was terrible . Parking was full so the mile walk was my highlight. Be prepared to spend $200 on food and...More

1  Thank foodiesickle
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This venue is in need of a major overhaul. Sound quality is fair at best; too much bass. Screens on each side of the arena are old; have poor resolution and often do not even work! Concessions are grim and barely stocked ahead of showtime....More

1  Thank Cheryl A
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have been to this venue number times since 1988... The bands that I go to see always put on a good show and that is not what I am complaining about.. I won tickets to the Styx show thru a contest the venue was...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Yellow School bus picks you up from the Aberdeen trains station and brings you to PNC. They have a separate entrance so you avoid some of the traffic and they let you off close to the concert entrance.

3  Thank Brittany C
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure why people are reviewing particular concerts, when it's the venue being reviewed, not the bands. So, here is a review of PNC Arts Center. It's confusing entering the property, but there was some direction by parking staff. I got there early and...More

2  Thank Sue R
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I usually like PNC despite their rediculous prices for food and drink...but the YES concert sucked...2 bands before...ELP 1st would have liked to hear more from them. ..then this guy Todd somebody...too many songs... he was awful....then. ..forever to get YES on stage to play....More

Thank Valerie F
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Diann K
20 June 2018|
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Are they staying there during the event
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AEHV
9 June 2018|
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In 2018 chairs are no longer allowed. They have chairs where you can rent them though. One unopened water bottle per person and food in clear ziplock bags are allowed
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dianrex
4 May 2018|
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Response from TheWidowmaker | Reviewed this property |
tickets for the lawn are general admission
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