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B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

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Address: Times Square, 42nd Street, New York City, NY
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+1 212-997-4144
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00

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good for a down night.

date night go to a goldstar and get a free ticket to watch a cover band of a famous immortal musician that may not be around anymore, have some drinks and some food, it is a great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Harlem Gospel Choir brunch on Christmas Day - don't expect fine dining and a refined atmosphere, this is a laid back sharing-caring, queue-up and get your own buffet-bonanza brunch! We booked in advance on Ticketmaster (around $150 for three of us) and made sure we arrived early at the venue. We did not get to choose... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a VIP ticket for myself and my wife for the new years party here, bearing in mind the security for times square area we arrived early and were queuing outside the bar at 18:45, the ticket stated the start time of 19:00, showed our tickets to the door staff and were to continue to wait in line, when we... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

date night go to a goldstar and get a free ticket to watch a cover band of a famous immortal musician that may not be around anymore, have some drinks and some food, it is a great experience for a mellow date night.

Thank 502ericaf
Torrevieja, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Harlem Gospel Coir on Christmas Eve. The gospel coir was excellent but the venue in it self was typical tourist machine. Next time I will pick another place for a concert.

1 Thank Merethe M
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to 12/30 Tower of Power 9:30 show. Doors advertised to open at 9pm. Opened at 10:05. People had been on line over 2 hours. Show started before half the ticket holders had entered. 80% of the crowd missed some part of show. Heard those at end of line only heard 6 songs. They made band stop after one encore... More 

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Nanjing, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see Tower Of Power on December 30th 2016. Tickets were for the second 9:30pm show. We were forced to stand out side on 42nd street in a long line until 10:20pm in the freezing cold. There was no information whatsoever given by the very very unfriendly bouncer. Finally on the the way down the stairs we were... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw Darlene Love here recently, paying for VIP seating. We were within 20 feet of the stage, though we were packed in like sardines. Darlene did a Christmas show; we would have liked to hear more of her recent music. There was a $10 minimum for drinks. One of our party ordered two double Tito's vodka and sodas, at... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Tower of Power and had 6 tickets for a reserved booth . The show was supposed to start at 9:30 . We walked up and learned the earlier show ran overtime and now a line the length of a full NYC block in 34 degree weather was where we would stand for over an hour despite... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a weekday to hear the Harlem Gospel Choir. It was a terrific performance - very inspiring with enthusiastic performers. There was a $10 dollar minimum per person food charge, but the server didn't get around to our table until the show was over, so we declined to order anything and we weren't sorry to have missed out... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an awesome time at this venue. Lovely mature adult crowd, old school artists, and great location. Next time I want to try the food!!!! Big Daddy Kane performed alone with Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Kool G Rap, and others.

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