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State Theatre

687 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3625
+1 727-895-3045
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4 stars

One of my favorite intimate spots to see international and national shows.Meet and greet is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cindy b
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Love. This. Venue.

My 10th visit over the past 10 years and NEVER DISAPPOINTED. This is the ultimate venue to see live... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“4 stars”
18 Mar 2017
“Love. This. Venue.”
Opens in 27 min
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
687 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3625
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+1 727-895-3045
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite intimate spots to see international and national shows.Meet and greet is somewhat common. Ticket prices has jacked up a bit in the last few years, but that's everywhere. Highly recommended.

Thank cindy b
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My 10th visit over the past 10 years and NEVER DISAPPOINTED. This is the ultimate venue to see live music, bar none. The place is historic and acoustically sound for LOUD HEAVY MUSIC. The staff is always personable and your bartender in the stage area...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Attended a political event here. This is an old theatre now used for concerts. There are no seats and it's a concrete floor. I wish they'd restore it like the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater; but that's the old lady in me. I realize this is...More

Thank celtlassie
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My wife and I have seen many shows here. Great place. Nothing special. Its a cruddy show spot. Its been in St. Pete for a long time and always has great shows. Great size show spot. Downstairs is the mosh pit area for the youth....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

So I went to the State Theatre to see Elle King. Before getting tickets for her show, I had never heard of this venue and I go to concerts often. For my first visit, I was not let down. It is an older venue but...More

3  Thank ge0279
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

The theater looks like it's been preserved just the way it was when it was built a long time ago. The acoustic for a rock n roll concert is excellent. The stage is not tall, I'm only 5 feet tall (1.53m) and it didn't go...More

1  Thank Priscila L
Reviewed 31 March 2015

This is a very nice small venue theater. We saw Clean Bandit there on March 26th. The venue hold a maximum of 700 people. It has a decent bar inside, limited seating (mostly standing room), and ample parking on the street. Our concert started at...More

1  Thank Sunshinecop67
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I have attended many indie band's concerts in many venues with our high school aged daughter, and the State Theatre was by far one of our favorites. The acoustics, the lights, the feel of the place was all very intimate and friendly. Every band felt...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This must have been the local movie theater years ago. Now, all the seats have been removed, leaving a few upholstered benches on one side and a few railings for leaning. When we arrived we lined up outside with the other patrons and waited; the...More

3  Thank Vinopopos
Reviewed 5 August 2014

State Theater is a great venue for music & it is located in the heart of downtown St. Pete. ~ The layout is great for concerts. The have a pit area downstairs & a balcony area with seating upstairs. ~ Their booze is modestly priced....More

3  Thank James R
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