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Bardavon Opera House

35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3214
+1 845-473-2072
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Absolutely Lovely

We were here the other night for a benefit concert and had a wonderful experience! We loved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate L
Montclair, New Jersey
Experience a historic theater!

I go here quite frequently. Its a wonderful place to hear live music. Not too big every seat is a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Poughkeepsie, New York
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New York State's longest continually-running theater.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3214
+1 845-473-2072

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here the other night for a benefit concert and had a wonderful experience! We loved learning about the history of the building and the performers who have graced its stage (i.e. Buffalo Bill). We loved the intimacy of the space and the sound...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I go here quite frequently. Its a wonderful place to hear live music. Not too big every seat is a good one compared to huge halls in NYC. I usually go for rock, blues or Jazz shows. However they also have shows for children, opera,...More

Thank Gigigogo1
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful concert last week at the Bardavon. It has been several years since my last visit there and I was extremely pleased to see how well it is enduring. Seating was comfortable. Bathrooms clean. Nice service bar. Wonderful...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Bardavon Opera House is the centerpiece of downtown Poughkeepsie. the venue books the Hudson Valley Symphony and other acts and performers during the year. This review is not about the house or its performers. Its a caution for new visitors that the last 5...More

Thank coronak7d
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Craftsmanship that shows pride in the work, something missing in work today. Movies and concerts are varied, the theater is as much the point of going there as the show. It never gets"old" going there.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

When I was growing up in the area, this was a movie theater. It has been restored to its beautiful grandeur. It hosts a wide variety of shows - music, theater, movies. Regardless of the reason you are visiting this theater, the beauty of the...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have been to events here. They have avariety of types of shows for people of all interests and ages.

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The Bardavon is a beautiful facility in downtown Poughkeepsie. Numerous stars have taken the stage throughout the history of the venue. They invite schools to participate in educational programs at a reduced rate. Students enjoyed a concert performed by the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and learned...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very nice venue for seeing entertainment. Beautiful old theatre. It is unfortunate that the surrounding area is not nice.

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wide range of offerings in historic, beautifully restored old opera house. Good acoustics, and live Met Opera performances make it ever more dubious to travel to NYC.

Thank roger711
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Phyllis L
11 March 2015|
Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Looks like they've only posted events through June on their website. Not sure when or how often they update. You might try an e-mail or a phone call. Sorry.