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Boston Nightlife

Paradise Rock Club

  • 967–969 Commonwealth Ave. Map It
  • Allston
  • Music Clubs
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 11/12/2013

Fodor's Review

This iconic bandbox near Boston University is famed for bringing up big-name talent (think U2 and Dresden Dolls), hosting Coldplay, and nurturing local rock and hip-hop acts. Two tiers of booths provide good sight lines from all angles, even some intimate, out-of-the-way corners. Four bars quench the crowd's thirst, and food is available. Some shows are for 18-plus only. The newer Paradise Lounge next door is a more intimate space to catch local (often acoustic) songsters, literary readings, poetry slams, and other artsy events. Most tickets run $15–$30.

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967–969 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, United States

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Updated 11/12/2013


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