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Shea's Performing Arts Center

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Address: 646 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1906
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+1 716-847-1410
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00

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Elvis Lives Show

So so good. Great sound, beautiful surroundings. Check your coat( only $1) so you can sit comfortable. Coffee only $2. If you have never been, treat yourself to a show.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Cindy D
Tonawanda, New York
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Tonawanda, New York
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So so good. Great sound, beautiful surroundings. Check your coat( only $1) so you can sit comfortable. Coffee only $2. If you have never been, treat yourself to a show.

Thank Cindy D
Burlington, Canada
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to Shae's in Buffalo and what a resplendent Theater. We walked from a nearby restaurant and hotel and felt quite safe doing so. The building has been beautifully restored and enjoyed just sitting and taking in the craftsmanship and decor. We were fairly far back on main level but sight lines were still good. The show was... More 

Thank Merri F
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I visit Shea's several times a year. I live in Toronto but the travel is worth it. Shea's is a beautiful Building with fine acoustics. I cannot remember how many great entertainers I have experienced at Shea's. A great Local and International marvel.

Thank skaszab2016
Niagara Falls, Canada
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

part of a surprise anniversary present from hubby...didn't even know the performance we were going to. The Theater is wonderful, the sound is great and the sets for the performance were magnificent. The theater has class and the performance was flawless.. Can't wait to visit again.

Thank Monhegan1974
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing show last night as always! I've been three times to see Joe Bonamassa at this venue and its been amazing every time. Sounds is excellent, seating is great and entrance/exit is smooth considering the number of patrons. Definitely look forward to the next time I go. Beautiful venue!

Thank Alicia L
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I visited Sheas two times in the past season and both visits were spectacular. The stage views are all good and the building has incredible architecture

Thank matt w
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely a beautiful little gem of the Northeast. A must see when in Buffalove! Buffaloians should be proud!

Thank John S
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Decent venue. Saw a concert here this week. At times the sound was blasting/piercing loud. Staff was friendly. Fairly small and easy to see stage regardless of where you're sitting.

Thank Dlbos
East Aurora, New York
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Most recent visit was to attend the opera "Shot" which was well done but a bit uneven. The theater is plush now and comfortable but as before the sound system needs to be improved. We'll be back though since they get the best shows

Thank Steven M
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41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

What an incredible experience. My wife and I snuck away for a date and took in Riverdance together. The theater is phenomenal. The greeters were wonderful. Having never been here before I had no idea where I was sitting or where I should go. All very friendly and helpful and accommodating. Just to see the theater itself is breathtaking. Well... More 

Thank Butch D

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