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Crescent Ballroom

Rock Club and Lounge
Copper Square, Phoenix
  • Brent B.
    "Amazing, intimate music venue with an awesome restaurant."(6 Tips)
    "This might be the best music venue in Phoenix!"(3 Tips)
    Phoenix New Times
    "mindblowing bean and cheese burrito and a beverage"(3 Tips)
    Connor C.
    "this is an awesome venue for live music."(10 Tips)
109 Tips and reviews
  • burritos
  • nachos
  • intimate
  • venue in phoenix
  • draft beer
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  • Mike W.
    Mike WinnJuly 5
    Fun bar with inexpensive drinks and decent food, And fun live acts. What's not to like?
  • Connor C.
    this is an awesome venue for live music. lots of fantastic shows here. 👌🏼
  • Andrickson C.
    This food makes me so happy that I still remember the taste of the food on my mouth. Take a look at this video.
  • Melanie D.
    Melanie DiasJanuary 27
    Tacos are great! Good vibe and music although food took a while this time.
  • Anthony D.
    Anthony DuranJanuary 23
    I'm sure it's a great music venue but I just went in passing and later in the evening. Not a bad place, nice patio and friendly staff.
  • Gregorio M.
    Gregorio MartinezNovember 8, 2016
    Have great independent artist roll through this place
  • Emily Brooke R.
    Emily Brooke RobertsonSeptember 30, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    The balcony just magically appeared one day.
  • John K.
    John KassMay 27, 2016
    The best place
  • Nate L.
    Nate LawlerApril 15, 2016
    Awesome Mexican food.
  • Remigio V.
    Remigio ValenciaFebruary 19, 2016
    Cool crowd!
  • Alyssa H.
    Alyssa HirschFebruary 13, 2016
    It is a really neat place. I like the atmosphere a lot. They have pretty good burritos and I really liked their honey badger cocktail.
  • Juan H.
    Juan HernandezNovember 2, 2015
    Great concert venue even better restaurant and bar! Delicious Mexican fare: guacamole ( is that pineapple I tasted, yum! ) tacos and burritos ( the barbacoa was amaze! Tots!!
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongNovember 2, 2015
    Yummy burrito bowls and tacos to go with the drinks. The outdoor patio is a great place to chill. Different artist also come and play at this venue.
  • Michael S.
    Michael SzymanskiAugust 22, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Salsa is great!
  • Shelby G.
    Shelby GonzalesJuly 15, 2015
    Great full bar, very fun events! Also surprisingly great food for a bar/music venue.
  • Vasundhara R.
    Vasundhara RayJuly 12, 2015
    The Mexican wrestling night was awesome! Loved the Spanish singers too!
  • Brent B.
    Brent BrooksJuly 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing, intimate music venue with an awesome restaurant.
  • Yash T.
    Yash ToossiMarch 14, 2015
    Popular nightlife venue in Phoenix
  • 🌵Andrew K.
    🌵Andrew Kolikoff🌵February 15, 2015
    Love this place. Here mostly for music & events. Food wise... Surprisingly good! Mexican fare. The carne asada burrito was outstanding and their homemade salsas/hot sauces are to die for! Stop in!
  • Dillon M.
    Dillon MinachFebruary 15, 2015
    Good music and atmosphere
  • Leticia S.
    Leticia Sanchez-CorreaFebruary 10, 2015
  • Taylor O.
    Taylor OrtliebJanuary 10, 2015
    Late night dance parties, great shows and plenty of beer choices. I don't know what there is to dislike here!
  • Carter D.
    Carter DelloroDecember 28, 2014
    Youth is wasted on the young. Music is wasted on no one.
  • Luke W.
    Luke WhiteOctober 17, 2014
    This is the perfect sized venue, plus nachos. Amazing.
  • Erik H.
    Erik HaysOctober 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Wifi PW for "Crescent" network as of 10/7/14 — "ballroom"
  • Todd J.
    Todd JacobsonOctober 5, 2014
    I have been to countless venues throughout the U.S. and this is the worst venue I've ever been to. The security are complete assholes. Also, what are with the bleachers? This place sucks!
  • Alissa B.
    Alissa BrunelliSeptember 28, 2014
    Perfect venue to see a show!
  • Benjamin F.
    Benjamin FusonSeptember 5, 2014
    Great live music. Local bands and national too.
  • Dan F.
    Dan FerrellSeptember 5, 2014
    Live music. Acoustics. Band selection.
  • Erik H.
    Erik HaysAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Tacos. Music. People. Sex.
  • Emily Brooke R.
    Emily Brooke RobertsonAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Ladies night is on Thursday, and by ladies, I mean drag queens.
  • Erik H.
    Erik HaysAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Crescent has quickly become an iconic staple in the CenPho scene. If you haven't been, treat yo' self
  • 🌵Andrew K.
    A Phoenix gem! Cool, hip restaurant bar in front of a truly amazing and surprisingly sizable music venue. Great bands every night. And oh... really good food.
  • Emily Brooke R.
    Emily Brooke RobertsonAugust 15, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    All day chips & salsa on Friday? See ya tomorrow! #IfItsFreeItsMe
  • Erik H.
    Erik HaysAugust 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Buy any menu item on Tuesday and get a free ticket to an upcoming show!
  • Gabby S.
    Gabby SandyAugust 10, 2014
    Felt like I was back home in Chicago
  • Michael S.
    Michael StewartAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Father Figures
  • Keith T.
    Keith TaylorAugust 9, 2014
    Father Figures CD release !
  • Larry C.
    Larry CummingsAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best small venue in Phoenix Metro. Sound is great, it's pretty intimate but you still get to dance like no one cares. Bands seem to really enjoy playing here.
  • Tee B.
    Tee BeeJuly 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Cocina 10 Ensalada is soooo bomb!
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RomeroJune 10, 2014
    Nachos are delicious!
  • Deanna V.
    Deanna ValleJune 6, 2014
    I love it.
  • Rhonda B.
    Rhonda BertucciMay 17, 2014
    Great concert venue
  • Scotty
    ScottyMay 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I came here to see Toadies and to see OFF! Raucous shows. I see people with backpacks. I wear a backpack to the EELS, and I get turned away. I walked back home to drop it off. Be consistent!!
  • Mark C.
    Mark CorleyMay 8, 2014
    Great venue - bar and restaurant up front - seating and bar in the music hall. Intimate setting for music and friends.
  • Louis W.
    Louis WMarch 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This venue has great sound, good beers on tap, and is quite intimate. They bring in lots of bands across many genres.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FerrellMarch 8, 2014
    This place has excellent live music. We are lucky to have it. I like the beer. Which kind? All the kinds.
  • Collins E.
    Collins EzeanyimFebruary 22, 2014
    One of Downtown Phoenix's best kept secrets. Great place to see a band.
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DunmoreFebruary 10, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Rock Lottery with Henri!
  • Veanney H.
    Veanney HurtadoNovember 18, 2013
    Amazing venue for live music. This place is so intimate it will feel as if it is just you and the artist in the room. Perfect hangout for you and your friends.
  • Markus R.
    Markus RennemannNovember 18, 2013
    Being under 21, my impression of Crescent Ballroom is solely based on the music. I really enjoy the diversity of bands they have, and they're the venue I most frequently check for upcoming shows.
  • Katie-Lee
    Katie-LeeNovember 16, 2013
    Hooray for a music venue that DOESN'T subject you to a TSA pat down. The bouncers are super nice, and they have free ice water for under-age concert patrons. Favorite in Phoenix.
  • Stephen A.
    Stephen AbbottNovember 14, 2013
    I saw the Clinic here and this place was great! The acoustics were awesome and the atmosphere was friendly. It was downtown Phoenix in a fun part.
  • Shelby P.
    Shelby ProckishNovember 13, 2013
    Amazing venue. Hot. Crowded. Rock.
  • Sherri K.
    Sherri KuralNovember 10, 2013
    The free flamenco dancing was great! It is every Sat night from 6 to 8 PM.
  • Birdie B.
    Birdie BirdashawOctober 30, 2013
    That guacamole was good enough to stab a hobo
  • Gunther T.
    Gunther ThunderscrodeOctober 18, 2013
    The bean and cheese burrito is tiny now!
  • Demetrius B.
    Demetrius BurnsOctober 15, 2013
    It's a hell of a venue that's intimate and friendly and innovative. So many good people, vibes and drinks. People are very cigarette sharing friendly too as long as you smile and say please.
  • Star P.
    Star PadillaOctober 10, 2013
    If you like it hoppy get the O'Dell's IPA
  • Linderloo
    LinderlooSeptember 26, 2013
    Best, most intimate place for a show!
  • Randy L.
    Randy LevitchSeptember 17, 2013
    Stinkwoods Records on W Camelback sells tickets to Crescent shows. Cash only + $1 service fee which is less than online. Great venue but get here a bit early if you want table seats or bleacher seats.
  • Haleigh
    HaleighJuly 29, 2013
    This might be the best music venue in Phoenix!
  • Mandi A.
    Mandi AlvaJuly 28, 2013
    The bean and cheese burros sold at the bar are excellent.
  • Monica S.
    Monica SJune 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Lalo Burger may be one of the best in the Valley. Where's your fav burger?
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesJune 3, 2013
    The most recent addition to the cocktail list is the New Old Fashioned, which is a mix of Jim Beam's Devil's Cut bourbon, simple syrup, and water muddled with strawberries, oranges, bitters, and mint. Read more
  • Elizabeth B.
    Elizabeth BayerApril 18, 2013
    $5 burrito + beer every Tues & Thurs 11a-3p!!
  • Sunny L.
    Sunny LeeApril 8, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Check Facebook for specials... Got a mini bean and cheese burrito for $3 at lunch. Yummy! If you can't drink alcohol order a ginger beer and pretend!
  • Crystal B.
    Crystal BehmetuikMarch 29, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    This a place I could call home. Everyone looks after each other. Crescent is a community which fully describes the future movement of downtown Phoenix.
  • Jeremy C.
    Jeremy CopelandMarch 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Dope spot, nice girls
  • Marc A.
    Marc AtonnaMarch 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Good food and good music. Try the pastor burrito.
  • Shayna D.
    Shayna DiamondMarch 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Seating the the side of the stage is great if you don't have someone standing right in front of you.
  • Nicki E.
    Nicki EscuderoMarch 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    See a show here! This is one of the best live music venues in the Valley!
  • Jocelyn G.
    Jocelyn GeeFebruary 18, 2013
    I make a point to go to a show early and hungry. Great burritos and brews. I never miss a show at Crescent.
  • David S.
    David StraussFebruary 13, 2013
    I attended a concert here earlier last year. While it's a bit strange how they separate up the over and under 21 crowds, it doesn't take away from the extremely close and fantastic atmosphere.
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesJanuary 14, 2013
    2012 Best of Phoenix Winner: Best New Music Venue! Expect a "who's who" of indie tastemakers, folk troubadours and art rock icons live over a crystal-clear sound system. Read more
  • Emily J.
    Emily JohnsonDecember 2, 2012
    This bar is awful. People throw confetti in your hair an drinks, bumping and grinding literally in your face and so loud and crowded you can't even find peace outside on their tiny suffocating patio
  • Summer D.
    Summer DrezNovember 9, 2012
    nachos are the bomb!!!!
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesNovember 1, 2012
    Go for lunch on Tuesdays & Thursdays for a mindblowing bean and cheese burrito and a beverage for only $5!
  • Andy B.
    Andy BiggsOctober 19, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    What do they clean this place with? Or is it just the guys pits next to me?
  • Eve G.
    Eve GomezOctober 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    This place is ALWAYS packed
  • My1039Phoenix
    My1039PhoenixSeptember 11, 2012
    Try a Rest Stop alcoholic beverage.. it's worth the $$!
  • Kerry M.
    Kerry MelcherSeptember 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Old 97'S - So much fun!
  • Kerry M.
    Kerry MelcherSeptember 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Tallest Man On Earth - Great guitar and vocals
  • Marcus W.
    Marcus W.July 27, 2012
    $3 PBR cans? Yikes. But great acoustics, incredible music, and amazing food- try the chicken quesadilla. Make sure you take your plastic cup into the "venue" section- no bar glasses allowed!
  • Jessica
    JessicaJuly 11, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Mention New Times when ordering during Wednesday lunch to get 20% off your bill - it's part of their 80s Wednesdays promotion running July-August 2012.
  • Phoenix N.
    Phoenix New TimesJuly 11, 2012
    20% off your bill on Wednesday's from 11am-3pm!
  • brienne c.
    brienne chanceMay 23, 2012
    Get the nachos with beef. They are amazing!
  • Heidi E.
    Heidi E.May 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Restrooms are limited--only a single stall in the bar area. Head to the rear of the venue for more.
  • Angie I.
    Angie IppolitoApril 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    good shows and burro's!
  • marci m.
    marci montesApril 23, 2012
    this is one of the best places to watch a show
  • Christopher D.
    Christopher DeutschApril 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    There's seating in the back if you want to relax at a more chilled out concert, but you might want to save those early because they tend to fill up.
  • Zach L.
    Zach LindApril 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the pork burrito. Fantastic.
  • Gabrielle M.
    Gabrielle MarshallMarch 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The Stella Artois on draft here is delicious, and decently priced. This is one of the only venues where the food is as good as the musical performances! Chips and homemade salsa hit the spot nicely.
  • Emily Brooke R.
    Emily Brooke RobertsonMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sure you check out both bars before ordering to see what beers are on tap. Each bar often has some different drafts on tap.
  • Emily Brooke R.
    Emily Brooke RobertsonMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Someone wrote a tip that there are only two unisex bathrooms. This is actually false. In the back of the venue, there are two separate men's and women's bathrooms with numerous stalls in each.
  • S M.
    S MFebruary 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Order anything with juice because it's freshly squeezed juice!!!
  • ShoeBoxJr
    ShoeBoxJrJanuary 8, 2012
    Ask Bruce to give you his juice.its most ripe when he's wearing his gold underware.
  • Cheearra E.
    Cheearra EsquerraNovember 16, 2011
    They have only two unisex restrooms. One in the Lounge and one in the Ballroom. Clearly, the design isn't practical for a music venue...
  • Mick Management
    Mick ManagementNovember 16, 2011
    We'll be here supporting Young the Giant on Feb. 16, 2012. Be there. - Walk the Moon
  • Jordan W.
    Jordan WNovember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This place has an excellent sound system
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