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House of Blues

House of Blues

Music Venue, American Restaurant, and Other Nightlife
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood, Boston
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8.9/10
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  • Meaghan
    "Get there early & you can get really close to the stage!"(8 Tips)
    Sarah S.
    "sure to get a spot early by the railing"(6 Tips)
    Martin O.
    "possible and buy merch before the show"(3 Tips)
    Pete D.
    "Lansdowne chaos from the balcony..."(4 Tips)
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  • Paul C.
    Paul CAugust 12
    Sound was excellent and attentive and friendly bartenders.
  • K
    KJuly 28
    Blues babe.
  • Dave H.
    Dave HoltzApril 23
    Get tickets for the floor if you want to see and hear what's going on.
  • Steph K.
    Steph KatrinaFebruary 21
    Cool venue. Awesome balcony over looking Fenway.
  • Mr Duncan @.
    Mr Duncan @FLLWproJune 26, 2015
    Great concert venue! :-)
  • Conor S.
    Conor SwinsonMay 19, 2015
    Music, drinks
  • Benjamin D.
    Benjamin DoyleMay 16, 2015
    Pretty much everywhere is a good view. Very little blind spots.
  • Benjamin D.
    Benjamin DoyleMay 16, 2015
    They pour strong shots here. Got a fireball and it was at least 2 shots
  • Wylie F.
    Wylie FisherApril 10, 2015
    The mezzanine is not the best place to see a show
  • Megan S.
    Megan SzymanskiApril 3, 2015
    Great service and even better food. It's also pretty inexpensive for the location!
  • Alyona M.
    Alyona MilzidinovaMarch 14, 2015
    Friendly staff, nice sound
  • Matt L.
    Matt LevaMarch 8, 2015
    Awful crowd
  • Zoe L.
    Zoe LouisJanuary 11, 2015
    This is one of my favorite venues to see shows they book really good bands
  • C B.
    C BaileyJanuary 4, 2015
    I wish they had more light beer. I also hate how their shows end at like 10
  • Kristin K.
    Kristin KnutsonNovember 23, 2014
    Best concert venue I've ever been in. Big enough to hold a crowd, small enough to feel like everyone is close.
  • FunkMasterTee
    FunkMasterTeeNovember 9, 2014
    Meh. I'll come here only if I have to. It seems to be getting a little better over the years, though. Doesn't look like Avalon was just gutted anymore.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BarkerNovember 1, 2014
    Great concerts 🎸🎼🎷🎵🎺. Sunday Brunch is awesome.
  • Nicholas H.
    Nicholas H.October 29, 2014
    The gay dance party 'Epic Saturdays' draws a basic circuit gay crowd. The music is solid and the venue is big. Hit or miss.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzSeptember 24, 2014
    No cameras allowed. Don't even try, they'll take it and/or won't let you in
  • Stephen B.
    Stephen BarresiSeptember 19, 2014
    Purchase either a meal or merchandise inside the bar before the show and you will be given access to the front of the line. This will all but assure you a prime spot to watch the concert.
  • Kara
    KaraSeptember 10, 2014
    Pretty Reckless!
  • Pat A.
    Pat AddamsAugust 22, 2014
    their scoop of vanilla ice cream goes great with mac n cheese
  • Jessica R.
    Jessica RandAugust 16, 2014
    it's a pretty massive space so get in line early for a good spot
  • B M.
    B MAugust 12, 2014
    Shows are usually good. Get beers or drinks by the two's. Don't wear flip flops or sandals unless you don't mind sticky feet.
  • Rich M.
    Rich MAugust 11, 2014
    If you get food before an event (and spend enough), you get onto the priority line afterwards.
  • Charlie S.
    Charlie SidotiAugust 8, 2014
    Great place to see a band. Get the GA tickets and push your way up front!
  • Beth M.
    Beth MackenzieJune 2, 2014
    Stupid, pointless rules... If your license is expired, you can't drink here The girl at the door tried to say it's illegal... nope, only if you're driving, and even then it's only a fine.
  • Bonnie C.
    Bonnie ChenMay 26, 2014
    Security is super strict. Even when you get in, it seems like they are out to get you because they are constantly watching you. It's very uncomfortable.
  • Dawn T.
    Dawn TullyMay 17, 2014
    If your tickets are on the mezzanine, get in early, get on the rail and stay put or you'll never see the show once it fills up.
  • AuroIN I.
    I once visited here
  • Tyler P.
    Tyler PetersenMarch 31, 2014
    Never attending House of Blues again. Incredibly poor customer service and no communication with customers.
  • Rue R.
    Rue RobertsMarch 10, 2014
    Nice ambience- first concert I've been too and it was everything I hoped for!
  • Freya S.
    Freya SampsonFebruary 28, 2014
    When I grow up, I want to be St. Vincent.
  • Joni
    JoniFebruary 21, 2014
    Terrible customer service. They dont tolerate anything but you standing there breathing.
  • Wyngspan
    WyngspanJanuary 22, 2014
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  • Boston.com
    Boston.comNovember 8, 2013
    In 2009, this House of Blues sold more concert tickets than any other club in the world. The original, much smaller, venue opened in Harvard Square in 1992 and closed in 2005, before this one opened. Read more
  • Silvia O.
    Silvia OrozcoNovember 5, 2013
    There's these stupid yellow lines around the venue and if you get caught stepping on one you'll need to move.
  • Mike L.
    Mike Le VoOctober 20, 2013
    No double stacking on coat rack? Cheapos!
  • Sarah F.
    Sarah FrancisOctober 2, 2013
    I love this place! Always gets good shows, bartenders are quick and excellent sound. I have lost half of my hearing here. As a short girl I'm always able to find a spot to see. I'm here once a month!
  • Cindy N.
    Cindy NoneAugust 31, 2013
    If you are far from the stage, don't waste your time taking shaky video or blurry photos. Just watch the show and look on YouTube for better vids from people who were close.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MendonçaJune 18, 2013
    House of Blues Boston is pager friendly.
  • Northern M.
    Northern MusicMay 24, 2013
    December 3, 2012 ~ RARE Boston Legends Benefit Concert for the documentary film about the early days of WBCN titled "The American Revolution". http://www.facebook.com/events/254120681383335
  • Martin O.
    Martin OngMay 17, 2013
    Get there the earliest you can to get close to the stage as possible and buy merch before the show ends.
  • Sara H.
    Sara HellerMay 4, 2013
    "Don't lose your spork."
  • lifeisrocknroll Y.
    lifeisrocknroll Yeah!April 27, 2013
    20 mins wait for a sandwich is just awful
  • Heather S.
    Heather SpauldingMarch 30, 2013
    Eat at the restaurant before a show, and you can "skip the line" when the doors open. :)
  • LIVE
    LIVEMarch 26, 2013
    See you Saturday June 15th 2013 for the Summerland Tour featuring LIVE, Everclear, Filter & Sponge! For more info and to RSVP visit http://bit.ly/LIVEBostonMA Read more
  • Candace
    CandaceMarch 22, 2013
    This venue is horrendous. Bought general admission tickets and was forced to go to the mezz section. Also can't access the merch booth until after the show. Can't see anything.. Don't go here
  • Music Drives Us
    Music Drives UsMarch 21, 2013
    The first ever HOB in the US was located in Harvard Square. It was opened in 1992 by Isac Tigrett (co-founder of the Hard Rock Café) and Dan Aykroyd, the star of The Blues Brothers!
  • Derek S.
    Derek ShowermanMarch 6, 2013
    Don't buy tix on the second or third floor - or you can't go down stairs to buy merch until after the show. Why?
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