House of Blues Reviews

Updated Jun 18, 2022

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4.1
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Pros
  • "You make decent tips, but I enjoyed the free concerts and meeting cool bands the most(in 15 reviews)

  • "get experience/behind the scenes in a larger live music venue(in 13 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "They hardly give you any hours and expect you to work long hours(in 11 reviews)

  • "Concerts aren’t going on due to Covid so less people needed(in 9 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jun 18, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free tickets, making tips, very fun

      Cons

      Late hours, lots of standing

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Okay

      Jun 11, 2022 - Security Staff 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay is decent, hours are good

      Cons

      Other workers weren't very experienced

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company

      May 3, 2022 - Host 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome group of people to work with. Everyone loves their job and enjoys what they do.

      Cons

      Sometimes hours are hard to get to work there.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Work ever. Sleep never

      Apr 21, 2022 - Audio Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You will get to work along side some of the best talent in the business

      Cons

      Pay is far below industry standard and landing a full time position take an act of God.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great Experience

      Apr 2, 2022 - Stage Hand 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free Shows, Learning Experience, Great Hours

      Cons

      Long hours per day and over night work

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      HOB

      Mar 13, 2022 - Manager in Orlando, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Family atmosphere. Live Nation connection.

      Cons

      No cons to be given.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Mar 12, 2022 - Cocktail Server in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      fun coworkers and fun work space

      Cons

      Hearing damage from loud shows

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great experience

      Mar 7, 2022 - Server/Waiter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good money Busy Great management Coworkers are very helpful

      Cons

      Can be late hours but not awful

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good learning experiences not so good pay

      Mar 11, 2022 - Production Sound Mixer in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great shows, great crew, fun , fast paced and exciting

      Cons

      Pay, hours, scheduling, communication, layout

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Will not respect boundaries

      Feb 22, 2022 - Hostess in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Live music on the weekends in the restaurant

      Cons

      Working 11+ days in a row with one day off then back to a cruel schedule. Understandably times were hard during the height of this ongoing pandemic but they will work you to the bone and not train new hires that are there to support you.

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    House of Blues has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 251 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at House of Blues to a friend and 59% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 5% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, House of Blues employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at House of Blues. This rating has improved by 8% over the last 12 months.

    75% of House of Blues employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated House of Blues 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

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