Paradise Rock Club

Paradise Rock Club

967 Commonwealth Ave (Pleasant St), Boston, MA 02215, United States
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  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Tue–Wed
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
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  • "... improvement. the poles are less obstructive and there's more..." (6 tips)
  • "Best bands in the Bean! Xoxo" (10 tips)
  • "... mid-sized music venue in Boston." (2 tips)
  • Mazda

    It holds a place in history as the first venue that U2 ever performed in the USA and has hosted some of rock's elite.

    Mazda · October 26, 2010
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  • VH1

    U2's first ever show in the US was at the Paradise Rock Club! – Team Live Nation

    VH1 · July 22, 2010
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  • VH1

    Make sure you go to the Paradise bar before the show. Great people, atmosphere, and their TVs stream the concert so you won’t miss a second. – Scott P.

    VH1 · July 21, 2010
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  • PUMA

    What can we say? Except you'll be sure of a cool night at Boston's legendary rock club!

    PUMA · March 18, 2011
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  • Tommy L.

    see a rock show

    Tommy Leep · April 28, 2009
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  • Danielle L.

    the renovations that were made over the summer are a definite improvement. the poles are less obstructive and there's more standing room. one of my favorite venues in boston!

    Danielle Lavoie · October 19, 2010
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  • The Expendables 2

    Legendary bands like AC/DC and Mission of Burma have been rocking your face off for decades at the Paradise Rock Club. Brought to you by THE EXPENDABLES opening August 13!

    The Expendables 2 · June 29, 2010
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  • Josiahs P.

    When exiting the club either use the back door or in the main halfway stay to the left side. Right side is for merchandise and coat check.

    Josiahs Porter · March 19, 2010
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  • Meaghan

    On the floor, there is a pole. If you get stuck behind it, you won't be able to see the second half of the stage.

    Meaghan · September 23, 2010
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  • Katie V.

    TAKE A SHOWER BEFORE YOU COME HERE. I find most of you to be smelly. Thanks!

    Katie VanLenten · January 23, 2012
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  • mei ling t.

    Listen to emerging bands in a relaxed atmosphere.

    mei ling tan · April 8, 2010
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  • Chris G.

    have fun. rock out.

    Chris Gallagher · February 20, 2011
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  • Jill C.

    Best bands in the Bean! Xoxo

    Jill Clarey · July 14, 2010
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  • Becky A.

    U2 played their first show here. Not all that smelly for a venue. Upstairs there are seats. They have a no moshing/crowd surfing policy, as most clubs should, since it's no longer 1994.

    Becky Anderson · October 22, 2010
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  • Elizabeth H.

    See a good band! Most recently, I saw Mew.

    Elizabeth H · December 11, 2009
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  • Jenny M.

    Hang out in the bar next door after you get your wristband and hand stamped for the show. Better beer and some seats. Good for between sets, too.

    Jenny Mackintosh · April 18, 2012
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  • Sarah G.

    Avoid the middle stall in the upstairs ladies room. The door is on backward ;-)

    Sarah Guevin · June 23, 2011
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  • Joseph S.

    The main bar inside the venue by the stage has the best selection. The upstairs bars do not stock all the items. This would be especially true of Stella Artois!

    Joseph Schwendt · January 17, 2011
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  • Tessa L.

    Bad bartenders badder beer. Avoid.

    Tessa Lazarus · April 9, 2010
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  • Scott Z.

    Post show, Hang out in the coat check line. Girls hate carrying coats. And there's free bacon sandwiches

    Scott Zakrajsek · December 2, 2011
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  • Elliott S.

    One great club with great Music

    Elliott Smith · October 25, 2011
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  • Evan P.

    Try not to get stuck behind the poles, once you're behind one, it's a hassle to get out.

    Evan Petto · October 4, 2011
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  • Nate

    Remove the fucking poles.

    Nate · May 2, 2011
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  • jaka k.

    Rock yeahh....

    jaka krisna · November 15, 2010
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  • Reinald P.

    rock n roll =........

    Reinald Pritama · November 15, 2010
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  • tim

    the renovation kicks ass!!!!!

    tim · September 10, 2010
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  • dan o.

    JBM is very quiet.

    dan o · September 14, 2009
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  • BU Today

    Regardless of what band you’re there to see, the Paradise offers a proximity to the musicians that many clubs don’t. Get your tickets cheaper right at the box office. Read more

    BU Today · September 13, 2012
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  • WTBU RADIO

    great venue close to BU's campus, awesome shows all the time.

    WTBU RADIO · April 10, 2012
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  • James L.

    A nice venue for midsize bands. Beer selection at the bar is a bit drab.

    James Lau · March 22, 2012
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  • Carolina C.

    great venue for concerts, close and cozy with the bands

    Carolina Chacin · March 12, 2012
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  • Allie G.

    If you don't feel like being in the mosh of people in front of the stage (or if you're short like me) watch from the balcony! great view:)

    Allie Gillette · November 13, 2011
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  • Tom O.

    Motherfucking Eels.

    Tom O · July 29, 2011
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  • The Feast

    Buy tickets well ahead of time for big-buzz bands. Some acts sell out far too swiftly, especially indie rock royalty.

    The Feast · June 7, 2011
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  • Sonig V.

    Venue is amazing. Last time I was there was Junior Prom and it has changed in a great way. Great bands. Thumbs up!

    Sonig Varadian · May 19, 2011
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  • Graham S.

    Even better after the rennovations. Kill time in the lounge if the openers suck

    Graham Spector · April 16, 2011
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  • Sarah G.

    Drink beer and dance. Enjoy the fact that shows here always rock.

    Sarah Guevin · November 6, 2010
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  • Jake F.

    Rolling rock and rock and roll. Boom best buy.

    Jake Frank · April 26, 2010
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  • Brian K.

    The lines exiting by coat check suck. It's been 30min and I've moved 50 feet. Get your coats and merchandise early here.

    Brian Kenyon · January 28, 2010
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  • Olivia

    A church meets here on Sundays at 10:30am! Lunch provided every first Sunday of the month. Don't miss out!

    Olivia · June 1
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  • Wyngspan

    Have you checked out a show at the Paradise Rock Club? Let people know about it on Wyngspan! Read more

    Wyngspan · January 17
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  • moore g.

    New Year's Eve 2014 Party at Deluxe at Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA early @ Tuesday December 31, 2013.Grab Your Tickets @ http://tinyurl.com/p9fppmr

    moore gracia · December 18, 2013
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  • SchoolandUniversity.com

    may be rock show? Read more

    SchoolandUniversity.com · October 23, 2013
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  • DigBoston

    Ridiculously sweet spot to catch the rising stars of tomorrow! Featured in the Dig's #StudentGuide to Boston's Arts + Entertainment Read more

    DigBoston · September 17, 2013
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  • Johnny

    Great beer!

    Johnny · September 2, 2013
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  • Kyle M.

    Pabst all night long

    Kyle Morris · April 9, 2013
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  • Jess R.

    Always check the upcoming performances! Sometimes there are bands that get really famous

    Jess Roman · March 28, 2013
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  • Melissa D.

    By far one of my favorite venues around Boston. They just need to get rid of those poles so there's more visibility upstairs...

    Melissa Donovan · March 22, 2013
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  • Music Drives Us

    Formerly known as the Paradise Theater, this venue opened Sept. 22, 1977 and has hosted performances by U2 (their first in USA), Billy Joel, Tom Petty, Rage Against the Machine and many more. Rock On!

    Music Drives Us · March 21, 2013
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  • The Daily Free Press

    Indie rock band Yo La Tengo performs on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and English band Alt-J (∆) on March 2.

    The Daily Free Press · January 22, 2013
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