Crescent Ballroom

Rock Club, Indie Theater, and Bar
308 N 2nd Ave (at W Van Buren St), Phoenix, AZ 85003, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Tue
    • 11:00 AM–1:00 AM
  • Wed–Fri
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 6:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 6:00 PM–1:00 AM
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, Bar Snacks
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.3/10

Based on 415 votes

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Total Visitors
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    Demetrius B.
    It's a hell of a venue that's intimate and friendly and innovative.(6 Tips)
    Gunther T.
    The bean and cheese burrito is tiny now!(3 Tips)
    Haleigh
    This might be the best music venue in Phoenix!(3 Tips)
    Andrew F.
    This place has excellent live music.(8 Tips)
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  • AGVSM

    Food is good. Drinks a bit pricey. Not strong but for the price I'd like to get a buzz going on faster. Seen a few shows here and love the acoustics. Great for intimate shows.

    AGVSM · 1 week ago
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  • Yash T.

    Popular nightlife venue in Phoenix

    Yash Toossi · March 14
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  • 🌵Andrew K.

    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!

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  • Dillon M.

    Good music and atmosphere

    Dillon Minach · February 15
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  • Robert H.

    Blackened shrimp burrito. Delicious!

    Robert House · February 13
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  • Robert H.

    Good food. Blackened shrimp burrito is A ok with me!

    Robert House · February 13
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  • Leticia S.

    bartenders...music...location...prices..

    Leticia Sanchez-Correa · February 10
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  • Taylor O.

    Late night dance parties, great shows and plenty of beer choices. I don't know what there is to dislike here!

    Taylor Ortlieb · January 10
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  • Carter D.

    Youth is wasted on the young. Music is wasted on no one.

    Carter Delloro · December 28, 2014
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  • Luke W.

    This is the perfect sized venue, plus nachos. Amazing.

    Luke White · October 17, 2014
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  • Erik H.

    Wifi PW for "Crescent" network as of 10/7/14 — "ballroom"

    Erik Hays · October 8, 2014
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  • Todd J.

    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!

    Todd Jacobson · October 5, 2014
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  • Alissa B.

    Perfect venue to see a show!

    Alissa Brunelli · September 28, 2014
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  • Benjamin F.

    Great live music. Local bands and national too.

    Benjamin Fuson · September 5, 2014
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  • Dan F.

    Live music. Acoustics. Band selection.

    Dan Ferrell · September 5, 2014
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  • Erik H.

    Tacos. Music. People. Sex.

    Erik Hays · August 24, 2014
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  • Emily Brooke R.

    Ladies night is on Thursday, and by ladies, I mean drag queens.

    Emily Brooke Robertson · August 24, 2014
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  • Erik H.

    Crescent has quickly become an iconic staple in the CenPho scene. If you haven't been, treat yo' self

    Erik Hays · August 24, 2014
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  • 🌵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.

    🌵Andrew Kolikoff🌵 · August 20, 2014
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  • Emily Brooke R.

    All day chips & salsa on Friday? See ya tomorrow! #IfItsFreeItsMe

    Emily Brooke Robertson · August 15, 2014
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  • Erik H.

    Buy any menu item on Tuesday and get a free ticket to an upcoming show!

    Erik Hays · August 15, 2014
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  • Gabby S.

    Felt like I was back home in Chicago

    Gabby Sandy · August 10, 2014
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  • Michael S.

    Father Figures

    Michael Stewart · August 9, 2014
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  • Keith T.

    Father Figures CD release !

    Keith Taylor · August 9, 2014
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  • Larry C.

    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.

    Larry Cummings · August 7, 2014
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  • Tee B.

    Cocina 10 Ensalada is soooo bomb!

    Tee Bee · July 22, 2014
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  • Stephanie R.

    Nachos are delicious!

    Stephanie Romero · June 10, 2014
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  • Deanna V.

    I love it.

    Deanna Valle · June 6, 2014
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  • Rhonda B.

    Great concert venue

    Rhonda Bertucci · May 17, 2014
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  • Scotty

    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!!

    Scotty · May 15, 2014
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  • Mark C.

    Great venue - bar and restaurant up front - seating and bar in the music hall. Intimate setting for music and friends.

    Mark Corley · May 8, 2014
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  • Louis W.

    This venue has great sound, good beers on tap, and is quite intimate. They bring in lots of bands across many genres.

    Louis W · March 11, 2014
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  • Andrew F.

    This place has excellent live music. We are lucky to have it. I like the beer. Which kind? All the kinds.

    Andrew Ferrell · March 8, 2014
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  • Collins E.

    One of Downtown Phoenix's best kept secrets. Great place to see a band.

    Collins Ezeanyim · February 22, 2014
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  • Melissa D.

    Rock Lottery with Henri!

    Melissa Dunmore · February 10, 2014
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  • Veanney H.

    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.

    Veanney Hurtado · November 18, 2013
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  • Markus R.

    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.

    Markus Rennemann · November 18, 2013
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  • Katie-Lee

    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.

    Katie-Lee · November 16, 2013
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  • Stephen A.

    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.

    Stephen Abbott · November 14, 2013
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  • Shelby P.

    Amazing venue. Hot. Crowded. Rock.

    Shelby Prockish · November 13, 2013
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  • Sherri K.

    The free flamenco dancing was great! It is every Sat night from 6 to 8 PM.

    Sherri Kural · November 10, 2013
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  • Birdie B.

    That guacamole was good enough to stab a hobo

    Birdie Birdashaw · October 30, 2013
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  • Gunther T.

    The bean and cheese burrito is tiny now!

    Gunther Thunderscrode · October 18, 2013
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  • Demetrius B.

    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.

    Demetrius Burns · October 15, 2013
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  • Star P.

    If you like it hoppy get the O'Dell's IPA

    Star Padilla · October 10, 2013
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  • Linderloo

    Best, most intimate place for a show!

    Linderloo · September 26, 2013
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  • Randy L.

    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.

    Randy Levitch · September 17, 2013
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  • Haleigh

    This might be the best music venue in Phoenix!

    Haleigh · July 29, 2013
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  • Mandi A.

    The bean and cheese burros sold at the bar are excellent.

    Mandi Alva · July 28, 2013
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  • Monica S.

    The Lalo Burger may be one of the best in the Valley. Where's your fav burger?

    Monica S · June 16, 2013
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