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Address: 1103 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2305
Phone Number: +1 319-364-1580
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Great performances of counter culture music

Here you will find all the music that you love, folk, celtic, jazz and the like. Sign up to receive notices of their upcoming performances and enjoy a casual atmosphere with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2016
mjrg59
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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1,056 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 482 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Here you will find all the music that you love, folk, celtic, jazz and the like. Sign up to receive notices of their upcoming performances and enjoy a casual atmosphere with drinks and snacks while to hear great music.

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New York City, New York
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99 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

CSPS was not having a concert while we were in Cedar Rapids, but there was an art exhibition that was very interesting and I looked at the rest of the space. What a great venue for hearing music and seeing new artwork. From the programming it was obvious that the curators are thoughtful and interested in a wide variety of... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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146 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Great venue for entertainment from all over the world! If you can't find music or art to enjoy here, I would be concerned about my tastes. After renovation, you have a warm, welcoming and intimate setting to hear some of the best music and musicians anywhere. Bar area has wine, bottle beer and craft beer available for your enjoyment. It... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

CSPS is a music/concerts/arts venue run by the nonprofit Legion Arts. They bring in world class musicians from around the world to perform. I see a show there at least once a month and am always blown away by the level of talent they are able to bring in to Cedar Rapids. They've brought in PHOX, Pokey LaFarge, Parker Millsap... More 

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Decorah, IA
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

The reviews of the CSPS I read rated it highly. We were expecting something more. For starters, the entrance is poorly marked and difficult to find. This place adds a new meaning to the phrase "self guided" as there is no one at the door, no one walking around, basically....no one in the place. The limited amount of exhibits makes... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

We LOVE attending concerts here. They seem to draw in amazing and obscure acts from around the world. We are fans of all kinds of music and can easily find something fun to attend every month or two. We'd be there more often if it wasn't a two hour drive! Check their website and get on the mailing list to... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Excellent place to hear music! Newly renovated after the flood, the auditorium is nicer, there is now A/C and a bar. Super fun for checking out new talent! Highly recommend

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Davenport, Iowa
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56 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

I had not been to CSPS/Legion Arts since the facility was remodeled following a devastating flood in Cedar Rapids (and beyond). I live over an hours drive away so it has to really be someone I want to see. I attended a concert on July 25 by Conjunto Chappottin, a Cuban "Son" Band. Not only was the band well worth... More 

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Shellsburg, United States
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

What a surprise when we discovered CSPS. You'll find them online under legionarts.org. Tickets are very affordable. You'll see musicians onstage from all over the world in a very intimate setting.Families should feel comfortable taking their older children with them but leave the toddlers at home. Check out their calendar of events online at the above mentioned url

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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191 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

I've been going to CSPS for years, and I have to say it just keeps getting better. Mel & John do a fantastic job of bringing entertainment variety to Cedar Rapids ... not to mention great beers and wines to enjoy before and during the show. The renovated space is is wonderful (I love the updated bathrooms and that I... More 

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