Venue Details

500 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
There's a garage on Grove near the venue that was reasonably priced and easy to access.
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Goldstar Member
Not available at the time. Parking was a problem.
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Goldstar Member
Ok. Casual dress works fine for this type of performance.
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Goldstar Member
A bit overpriced, but this is, after all, Davies Hall.
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MCB
Free street parking after certain hours, if you are willing to walk a couple of blocks.
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MCB
You have to arrive early--the bar closes once music starts. Not to mention, bartender was rude.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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39 events
16 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 24 2012

By far one of the best performances I have seen in a long time. Sharon Jones is highly energetic, authentic and fully entertaining. She was engaging the audience through... continued

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Dearfach
15 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 24 2012

Amazingly, the acoustics at this venue were not what I thought they would be. Several others were commenting that the sound was distorted and you couldn't distinguish the words. Even the sound from the horn section was subpar.

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17 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 24 2012

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings in da house at Davies Symphony Hall! They were absolutely groovy and too cool! Excellent show!

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2012-13/Sharon-Jones-and-The-...

Quotes & Highlights

“Jones is a fantastic singer, a masterful soul vocalist in the best tradition of Etta James, Bettye Lavette, and Irma Thomas.” —pitchfork.com

About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.