Sample-night

Sample Night Live!

History Theatre (St. Paul, MN)

Reviews & Ratings

69 ratings
3.9 average rating
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10 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 04 2010

This was the first time I've been to an event such as this. Very casual environment and you never know what you'll get. I will say the way the program is set up the 2nd... continued

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44 events
23 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 07 2010

Sample Night Live had an interesting mix of acts, some so-so and some very good. It was a fun evening because of the variety of talent. The show moves along quickly, so... continued

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13 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 04 2012

Fantastic in every way! Even the acts I didn't find all that interesting were professional and practiced. And the artist painting on stage throughout Act 1 was... continued

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5 events
1 review
4 stars
attended Aug 04 2010

It was ok - some of the acts were good and some terrific but there were a few bad ones as well. I thought the mcs were weak - her high pitched voice became very... continued

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44 events
23 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 01 2010

December is the audience favorites show where the acts that were voted the best for each month return and perform one more time. This was a fantastic show! I had trouble... continued

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9 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 01 2010

wonderfull time 1st timer will come again in 1/11

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3 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Jul 07 2010

Enjoyed the evening; the band and MC were great; a lot of energy and enthusiasm by all; liked the variety of the acts; the lobby activities were fun and nice to have beverages available; the will call tickets went smooth

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4 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 07 2010

This was so fun! Great music from the house band, the MC was fantastic and funny, the acts were great. I loved the variety and exposure to new artists. It was a... continued

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11 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 01 2014

I love seeing the Twin Cities talent. Show moves right along. Great experience.

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11 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 01 2012

This was my first time to this type of event. I thoroughly enjoyed the different displays of talent in the Twin Cities area.

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44 events
23 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 04 2010

Once again we enjoyed the mix of acts. Overall, the performances were better than in the July show. We will definitely go again.

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37 events
23 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 07 2012

Sample Night Live is a blast! The house band "The Smarts" is great, and the emcee Samantha "Pirana" kept things moving. Each performer/group gets about 10 minutes to... continued

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37 events
23 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 04 2012

This was a delightful surprise and shouldn't be such a well-kept secrect! It was a fabulous mix of entertainment (music, theater, poetry, painting) and more artisans in... continued

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44 events
23 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 01 2011

This was our 12th time attending Sample Night Live (we haven't missed in a year). As always, the show was very enjoyable. Seeing 10 - 12 acts at this price is hard to... continued

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29 events
16 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 01 2012

It was a worthwhile show, some really good acts, while some others promoting the Fringe festival were typical of the type of so-so acts that can be seen at the festival.... continued

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Goldstar Member
25 events
16 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 01 2012

The talent varied from fair to good. The first act was supposed to be family appropriate but had lots of references to sex, drugs, and death with minor vulgar language. ... continued

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15 events
13 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 04 2012

I really enjoyed myself, I like the fact that there is a variety of acts to sample. I learned a lot about what's going on in the Twin Cities. I recommend seeing it!

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Stephen Robertson
15 events
12 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 04 2012

Great way to connect with local talent that I might not otherwise get to know. A fun, easy evening out.

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16 events
12 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 01 2012

On a whole the entertainers were great. However there was one act that was totally DISGUSTING (Steel Kiss) I hope that next time you will review what the acts do before we are subjected to anymore FILTH

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16 events
12 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 01 2011

Quite a range of talent and content. A little of something for everyone.

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