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Bijou Theater

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Address: 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN
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+1 865-522-0832
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Comfortable venue for live music

Attended a Lucinda Williams concert. The place is large enough to attract bigger acts and small enough to feel intimate. The acoustics are good to very good. The decor is elegant... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 May 2016
JD S
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Limestone, Tennessee
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Limestone, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Attended a Lucinda Williams concert. The place is large enough to attract bigger acts and small enough to feel intimate. The acoustics are good to very good. The decor is elegant and reminiscent of a classic movie house - which is exactly what it is.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We saw a country music concert here. It's not that huge of a place which means that unless you're sitting in the tippy-top you can probably see the performer with your own eyeballs. I don't know if it's the nature of the concert, the bijou, or maybe just Knoxville but the atmosphere was very relaxed; people were bringing drinks in... More 

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

First time to visit this place and did not realize all the history. Many, many celebrities performed here. Such a great place and the architecture is beautiful.

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Thank T M
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

It was worth a visit just to see the old style ticket booth and entrance area. The place was closed so the interior could not be seen but the place reeked with history and well worth a visit and try for a time when it is open..

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Bristol, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

This theatre is great, one of my favorite places to see live music, I got to meet Warren outside before the show it was great

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Blairsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We went there to see one of our fave bluegrass groups Lonesome River Band with Sammy Shelor. Were delightfully surprised to see another group we hadn't seen before, Gibson Brothers. A great evening in a beautiful setting.

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Maryville, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I love this theater I have seen Jacks Mannequin and Chris Titus here just to name a few. There really isn't a bad seat in this theater. Though it gives you almost a feeling of being in a church. When going here to see a music event you could not ask for better sound. The only downfall would be with... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This was my first time at this theatre. A wonderful place, full of history. The sound was amazing and every seat was great. There are a few steps but they do have a lift if you need it. The show we were at had drinks, but I'm not sure if they offer food.

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Thank Kelsey4747
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Attended charity event at the Bijou Theater recently, my first visit. Very impressive theater. I think it was build around 1905, still maintains a special character. A local gem.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house! Super small venue, amazing for seeing your favorite artists - up close! The sound was great - even managed to drown out the talkie-loos a few rows back. Would definitely come back again!

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