GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL
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With its columns, gold frescoes, and rococo balconies, the Great American Music Hall evokes a vintage opera house, which is appropriate, considering the high-quality bands that usually play this intimate stage. The building’s history, however, is refreshingly dissolute: It was a renowned brothel during the city’s famous “Barbary Coast” era. It’s just as popular today—in fact, while the food is unremarkable, it’s worth buying the “dinner ticket” to guarantee a seat during the show.

DISTRICT
Tenderloin
ADDRESS
PHONE
+14158850750
WEBSITE
OPENING TIMES
Check website for details
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
BART to Civic Center / UN Plaza
F, J, K, L, M, N, S, T to Civic Center
Bus 19 to Larkin / O’Farrell
PRICE LEVEL
moderate
HIGHLIGHT TYPE
Culture center

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