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One Longfellow Square
181 State St, Portland, ME 04101, United States
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Be
Review №1

Ive only been to a non-music event here, but very spacious and great acoustics for volume.

ba
Review №2

Outstanding place and beautiful area.

Ni
Review №3

Longfellow is great place to sit, find someone to help. Even get a pay back. I recommend if you want to meet fun characters. It is a national monument......

ri
Review №4

Nephews Wedding was there. Great place for an event or just to fo see a show...

Da
Review №5

Saw NY band Upstate tonight. What a fantastic fun upbeat young band. Original music sung in beautiful 3 part harmony by three women, backed by three men on bass, sax/keyboards, and Cajone (drums in a box). I didnt know anything about this band, and that speaks volumes about how great this venue is. Small, intimate, not a bad seat in the house. One of Portlands best venues, if not the best. And definitely see Upstate if you get the chance.

Sa
Review №6

Great place to enjoy music. Intimate setting.

Ca
Review №7

This place is a cozy and intimate venue. There is a bar as you walk in. Its not huge but do not underestimate your server, you will appreciate her drinks plus a decent selection of beer. The main music room has 50 to 60 seats and the balcony has room for maybe another 20. Theres standing room too. Definitely check this place out.

St
Review №8

A great experience once again at One Longfellow. Robyn has been a great influence on the music scene for over 40 years. The fact that he could be here in our small town in such an intimate room was remarkable. The fog of emotional ambiguity that hangs over his deeply poetic lyrics was partially lifted by the banter of his transparent mind between songs. With the help of Longfellows amazingly talented and attentive sound engineer, Chris, the depth and richness of his enduring music was presented on one acoustic guitar, one harmonica, one fabulously intricate and unique voice and vision.Major kudos to management, staff, and volunteers for their commitment to maintaining this valuable venue.

Pa
Review №9

We went to our second Maine Voices there. Both have been wonderful interviews of interesting people. The venue is intimate.

Kh
Review №10

Aesthetic!

Ma
Review №11

Always a great intimate venue! Good local beer and wine as well.

To
Review №12

Great small venue right downtown. Just saw Neil Young tribute show, had a great time.

Ga
Review №13

Love the close friendly feel of concerts here. They get great folk artists!

Do
Review №14

I really used to enjoy coming here and relaxing in the sun as I read a book on a bench or just sat to enjoy the day and watch passerbys. But lately I have not enjoyed my experiences at Longfellow Square. There seems to always be the constant odor of urine and/or a few of the local homeless are sleeping on the benches. Oh well.. Hope you enjoy the rest of Portland.

Da
Review №15

What a sweet little place! Saw Anais Mitchell, it was just the right venue, every seat (Im guessing around 100?) Had a perfect view of the stage, I was in the back back, and it didnt feel far at all. The sound was excellent, not too loud, just right. Hope to get back there soon!

Bi
Review №16

A fun evening. The building is throwback to yesteryear. The performance was excellent.

Na
Review №17

What a lovely little venue! I saw a wonderful show, it was a great environment and an intimate setting. I loved everything about it except, like much of Portland, parking can be a bit of an issue. Leave extra time to find a parking spot. And hope that it hasnt snowed recently, LOL. I drove around a bunch of side streets, couldnt find a spot and ended up in a parking garage that was about a five-minute block from the venue. So the lack of a fifth star is really more about me having to walk several blocks when it was a little bit slippery on the sidewalks and also having to pay twenty bucks to park. The venue itself was great.

Er
Review №18

Saw my first show here a few weeks ago. I love this space!

Ma
Review №19

Great venue with a good mix of unique national acts and good support of local acts. The entrance is handicap accessible, and they have a ramp to get to the main floor. There is a decent size balcony, and they have a good selection of local beer.

Cl
Review №20

Great venue and great location for hearing live music.

Pa
Review №21

Great venue for a show. Excellent seating. Courteous staff. Neighborhood parking so get there early.

Je
Review №22

Funny performance space, and a bit small but some fine performers over the years. Last show was Leo Kottke, always a fun time, striking his curious balance between a stunning fingerstyle Americana technique and off-kilter stream of consciousness storytelling.

Mi
Review №23

I saw Studio Two. A Beatles Tribute band. It is a nice venue. Right up close and personal. I will be going again.

Da
Review №24

Some really good concerts. Varied styles.

Bi
Review №25

Probably the most intimate performance space in Portland. You are almost on stage with the performers regardless of where you sit. Great place to see live music, always enjoy shows there

Da
Review №26

Great small venue with big acts. You can tell they do what they do because they love it. Reasonable ticket prices and craft beers too!

Lo
Review №27

Portland Jazz Orchestra one of Best Music in Portld. Metro Area....excellent jazz musicians!

Ia
Review №28

Excellent, intimate venue. Somewhat easy to find street parking. Good bar just inside the door with fair prices. My hat is off to the organizers of this establishment!!

De
Review №29

Intimate. Not a bad seat in the house. Great beverage selection.

Ma
Review №30

Quaint venue performing arts. I saw a concert there and great venue for small audience guessing it seats 200 people makes for close viewing of performers.

An
Review №31

I have been a supporting member for years and love the opportunity to get so close and personal with the players. And also appreciate the kind owners and employees. You are the best!

ri
Review №32

Saw John Craigie. Excellent show, excellent venue. I will be back to OLS and discovered a great talent at the same time. Win for me.

Er
Review №33

Intimate, great venue. Great variety of performers. No better place in Maine to see live music.

Da
Review №34

An outstanding place to see a show. Very intimate and cozy. Everyone in the place seemed happy and excited to be there. Only downside was beer served only in plastic cups.

Da
Review №35

Great listening venue with great touring, local and regional acts.

Em
Review №36

Intimate venue that clearly cares about performers and music lovers, and good drinks to boot.

Da
Review №37

Great concert venues with small personal feel.

Os
Review №38

Have seen a few shows here, warm atmosphere with great seating upstairs. Definitely recommend checking it out!

Go
Review №39

Awesome place. Promotes local school jazz ensembles. Brunswick HS was incredible last night.

Jo
Review №40

Great music venue. Attended the Maine Middle Eastern Orchestra concert. Awesome.

Je
Review №41

Great small music venue, very friendly staff

Mi
Review №42

Nice small place to hear great shows

Be
Review №43

A great place to see a show. They specialize in intimate shows, but Ive seen good shows from other types (rock, etc.) here as well. Staff is A+++ too.

Bo
Review №44

Outstanding, intimate live music venue. One of the all time great places to see music

St
Review №45

Another great show. Great place to see a band not a bad space in the house.

St
Review №46

Its always a great night at One Longfellow Square - a terrific venue, and always wonderful talent. Abbie Gardner was one of my all-time favorites!

Pa
Review №47

What a great venue. The place is small about 75 at the most, the stage is right there and you can see everything. The price is right and the audience was attentive.

Al
Review №48

Great venue to see artists up close. Very intimate and personal.

Tr
Review №49

Small non-profit with a passionate team and amazing artists!

Ze
Review №50

Great smaller venue. Small bar. Cozy place.

Li
Review №51

Great Evening with James Montgomery his band is really tight. Loud is okay when its smooth.

Br
Review №52

Amazing space for music. Best venue in town by far.

Pa
Review №53

Fabulous concert, expensive in light of the funky venue, but loads of fun.

Se
Review №54

If you rock out to Hipstercore, this venue is for you.

Ca
Review №55

Beautiful, small venue. Has a cozy feel

Sc
Review №56

Great

Er
Review №57

Awesome venue especially for a wedding reception.

Je
Review №58

Good music - good space - non profit

Me
Review №59

The perfect venue for up close entertainment. No bad seats in the house.

Na
Review №60

Small, casual venue featuring quality folk and Americana acts you probably havent heard. Affordable and fun.

St
Review №61

Danced to the music of Primo Cubano On New Years Eve. Nice venue, great music, lively crowd.

Lo
Review №62

# loved the small venue atmosphere and experience!

Ca
Review №63

Perfect venue for a concert. Small, intimate, and great acoustics. Seats not very comfortable.

Na
Review №64

Intimate music venue with top local and regional talent.

Al
Review №65

Intimate venue with incredibly amazing musicians and dedicated staff. The venue is non-profit and embraces all genres of music.

Ky
Review №66

Intimate venue to discover new artists.

Ch
Review №67

Amazing wait a change for the good this area has gone through

De
Review №68

Saw Bonnie Prince Billy here. Five star guarantee.

Fr
Review №69

Great place to hear music.

Pa
Review №70

Fantastic music venue in the heart of Portland. Intimate seating.

Je
Review №71

Such a lovely, intimate venue with great acoustics!

Ke
Review №72

Went to Rocky Horror...... the WORST thing my eyes have EVER been exposed to

Ma
Review №73

Great intimate venue for music.

Ja
Review №74

Great intimate venue.

Di
Review №75

I have seen/heard the Portland Jazz Orchestra twice at this venue. They are FANTASTIC!!!! They play at OLS once a month. Tickets are only $5 online. If you like jazz/big band you need to checkout the PJO. OLS is a small venue with great sound.

Ho
Review №76

Great place for everyone.

Pa
Review №77

Lovely, intimate venue.

Ca
Review №78

Comedians not very funny. Poor political jokes. Rude comments.

At
Review №79

Intimate venue with great sound quality.

Ma
Review №80

Good place to see a show

Jo
Review №81

Great music!

Sa
Review №82

Great show lots of fun

Za
Review №83

Great venue.

Ri
Review №84

Great people, great local place

Ch
Review №85

Great music!! Cozy place!

ch
Review №86

Great venue for small concerts

Ch
Review №87

Lovely little venue

Fe
Review №88

Busy place, many options for expensive food, and no sight seeing.

We
Review №89

Great venue

Al
Review №90

One of the best listening rooms anywhere

Ro
Review №91

Great music.

Th
Review №92

Great place

Ch
Review №93

Sweet and cozy venue

D
Review №94

Cool place

Gr
Review №95

Felt proud to be thete

kl
Review №96

Fantastic intimate venue

Ti
Review №97

Nice venue

Te
Review №98

Great venue!

Bi
Review №99

Great venue

Ry
Review №100

Great shows!

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  • Address:181 State St, Portland, ME 04101, United States
  • Site:http://www.onelongfellowsquare.com/
  • Phone:+1 207-761-1757
Categories
  • Auditorium
  • Performing arts theater
  • Live music venue
  • Wedding venue
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible entrance:Yes
Amenities
  • Restaurant:No
Payments
  • Debit cards:Yes
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