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Blue Gate Theatre

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Address: 195 N Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone Number:
+1 888-447-4725
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09:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Blue Gate is best place for evening entertainment in Shipshewana and is...

The Blue Gate is best place for evening entertainment in Shipshewana and is fast becoming a household name in the Midwest, featuring over 280 shows per year with 75 different performers, 3 hit musicals and much more. This year will feature the new musical "The Home Game" based on the new book by Martha Bolton. Also enjoy concerts by multiple Grammy winning performers, hilarious comedians, Southern Gospel favorites and other family-friendly entertainment.

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Seen Clint Black

Really Great Show. Easy parking and was no hassle leaving. But they keep it dark so you had a hard time taking good pictures

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Auburn, Indiana
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Auburn, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really Great Show. Easy parking and was no hassle leaving. But they keep it dark so you had a hard time taking good pictures

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for coming! More 

Elkhart, Indiana
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brenda Lee sang only 6 or 8 songs in the hour concert. She talked and wasted time the rest of the hour. It was only an hour show and the cost of tickets was highway robbery. Her voice is not good and she needs to hang it up. Your web site showed you were almost sold out and only a... More 

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Thank Dave P
Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

We are sorry the concert didn't meet expectations Dave, most shows do go longer but the length of the show is ultimately determined by the artist. Close to the show date we may "shut off" capacity if it isn't needed, these show as sold and isn't meant to be deceiving in any way. We appreciate your feedback, we will definitely... More 

Rossford, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concert was great! Brenda Lee was warm and charming. She treated us to several of our favorite songs and told some very funny jokes! The BlueGateTheatre was a excellent place to see the show up close and personal. The staff there made us feel like family! I bought tickets for every country music concert there for the rest of... More 

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Great Debbie! Thanks for coming! We'll see you soon! More 

Wolcottville
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The venu was satisfactory. Lighting and acoustics acceptable. Brenda Lee attempted to entertain in ways other than singing. She sang a small number of her hits. Very shocked that she did not sing more. I was disappointed that the "concert" lasted one hour. Not worth the ticket cost. I am hopeful Brenda isn't ill.

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are sorry the concert didn't meet expectations, most shows do go longer. More 

Waterloo, IN
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only thing I would like to make a comment on is, I always ask for a room away from the elevator and ice machine. However, this one time I forgot to mention that, we ended up right across the hall from the ice machine!! I'm a light sleeper and it amazes me how many people are up during the... More 

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! I'm sorry about the ice machine! Please do ask, we'll do our very best to make sure you get the type and location you request! More 

Stevensville, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about it including the stay at the Blue Gate Garden Inn and the Brenda Lee concert. It was a nice break and get away to break up the winter time. When you stay at the Blue Gate Inn it is just a short walk to get to the event center. Very convenient!

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for coming! More 

Crown Point, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

liked that there were big screens... acoustics were excellent... and the show itself was very enjoyable.It was our first time at this venue. We drove 2 hours to get there.. will plan on returning.

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Outstanding, thanks for coming, we look forward to hosting you again! More 

Coldwater, Michigan
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little disappointed I. Length of concert. 1 hour and not all music. For the cost of the tickets and the amount of singing I felt cheated

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Thank deabnnak
Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

We are sorry the concert didn't meet expectations, most shows do go longer but the length of the show is ultimately determined by the artist. We appreciate your feedback, we will definitely use it to improve! More 

Fort way
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Concert was short for a major performance! Brenda spent too much time talking with the audience and not enough time singing. The $77 per person was too much for the short 65 minutes!

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

We are sorry the concert didn't meet expectations Jim, most shows do go longer but the length of the show is ultimately determined by the artist. We appreciate your feedback, we will definitely use it to improve our selection process. More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Brenda Lee concert last night was great!!😊 I enjoyed the hit songs and her wonderful personality and funny jokes. She is a true profesional!!

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for coming, we are very happy to hear you had a good time! Come back again soon! More 

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