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“Great place to have an up close and personal concert experience”
Review of Arena Theater

Arena Theater
Ranked #118 of 338 things to do in Houston
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

My husband and I have seen quite a few artists perform here, it is usually a fantastic evening out! The parking is reasonable and venue has excellent acoustics. It has a much more intimate feeling than the oversized arenas with poor sound systems. Every seat is a great seat, the arena is small enough to see well even from the bar areas. Normally you are able to walk up by the stage and take a photo of the artist without any hassle and that is pretty cool. Unfortunately the last concert we went to (Clay Walker) the security was different and kept chasing people back, even though everyone was acting respectful. Other than that, this is a great place to see a concert or show!

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Saw Loretta Lynne in concert and loved the show. The sound was good and even being 5 rows from the back I had a good view of the stage and Loretta. It was very clean and comfortable. I haven't been in an arena setting (in the round) in ages and had forgotten how much fun and how close to the stage you feel. Loretta was in very good voice and it was well worth the price. I picked up her new CD and really enjoy it too.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We saw Loretta Lynn perform last week at the Arena with some members of her family and her band and the show was wonderful. Every seat in the theater is good since the theater is small. Stage rotates constantly in this rounded seating theater. Food is limited to hot dogs, popcorn and nachos so I would recommend you have dinner at home before attending a concert here. Theater is rather old, but very clean and the seats were comfortable. The only thing that may be annoying to some people is that every time someone wants to get out of their seat everyone has to get out to the aisle since the seats do not fold up.

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Good theater for small scale music concerts. The center podium is revolving and hence makes for a very good viewing. Had a great experience in two concerts attended.

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

I have been going to the Arena for concerts since the 90s as I am an old school music fanatic. I love the acts but I have waited as long as 1.5 for BLACK artists to come on stage. It gets really ridiculous to have to sit and wait for so long while listening to a DJ spin. I can deal with some of the DJ time, but when you have paid your hard earned money to see an artist...you want them and not have to wait excessive time for them to grace the stage. It makes sense to get there a tad early to get a decent parking spot, but then when you have to wait long periods for the artists to come on stage...it is not fair to the paying audience and The Arena should get that in check...SOON!!!

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