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Sunset Cultural Center

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Address: San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel, CA
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Love Carmel Music Society

Love the Carmel Music Society concerts they are world class!The most recent concert was with WuHan. Her pianism is sensitive and thoroughly exciting. Next years lineup looks great... read more

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San Carlos, California
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San Carlos, California
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76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the Carmel Music Society concerts they are world class!The most recent concert was with WuHan. Her pianism is sensitive and thoroughly exciting. Next years lineup looks great go on line to check it out!

Thank Beverlydbichons
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Knowing my GF loved MJ I knew it would be a great evening. The show and two Michael's were very good. One a fabulous dancer with all his moves while they played pictures of Michael in the background. The theater was very cozy and every seat had a good view.

Thank Howard R
Salinas, California
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have gone to a few concerts at the Sunset Center. The Chris Botti concert was amazing. The acoustics are incredible. It is a small venue so you must plan ahead. Seating is comfortable and spacious for us. Views are good from back and the sides. I have not been to the balcony. The volunteer staff is helpful and friendly.... More 

Thank Tobyritenour
Santa Cruz, California
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121 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

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 

Thank KPdvmandJannieP
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2016 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.

Thank Patt C
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75 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

Thank vacation f
Carmel, California
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64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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.

Thank BarbaraF2017
Santa Cruz, California
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62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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!

Thank Beachglass1006
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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78 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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 

Thank MrBretz
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
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!

Thank terithienhaus

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