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Variety Playhouse

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Best place to see bands

This is one of my favorite ATL venues for music. It's a little dive-y, but that's what gives it... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2012
Atlanta, Georgia
Second Visit and will go again

Love the intimate venue. This is the second time I've been there and will definitely go back again... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2012
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 11 May 2012

This is one of my favorite ATL venues for music. It's a little dive-y, but that's what gives it character. You're able to get up close to the music, or sit back and enjoy the show. Parking is always a little sketchy, but worth the...More

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed 10 May 2012

Love the intimate venue. This is the second time I've been there and will definitely go back again. Love that there are seats available for sitting but also a standing "pit" area. Proximity to the stage is fantastic, and a balcony is also available. They...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

Its one of my favorite places in town to see a good show have seen some great ones here over the years. The parking can be tricky so get here early before the parking goes and eat at one of the good and sometimes funky...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank suwdawg
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Variety Playhouse has a great vibe, cheap snacks and drinks (cash only!) and an extremely friendly and helpful staff. The tables in front of the stage are a fun way to see a show if you arrive early enough, and the theater seating provides comfortable...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank starmac
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Size and sound - it's a great venue for Atlanta. The capacity is one thousand, the sound is outstanding, and the staff is helpful.

Thank Georgia C
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I really like this venue! It was an old movie theater transformed into a great concert hall.

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Reviewed 9 February 2012

Very much in line with Little Five Points. Seen some great artisits here.

Thank rankin2010
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Great place to see national and local talent. Nothing fancy, just music.

Thank dbopen
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I attended the NYE show at the Variety Playhouse and found the place to be a bit disorganized. I've been to venues all over the US of this size and nature. We drove from Indiana to Atlanta for this show and I was disappointed in...More

Date of experience: December 2011
2  Thank Shan5176
Reviewed 29 December 2011

This is the place to see the up and coming bands and great shows and avoid the huge amphitheater atmosphere.

Thank ventureforth
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Bruce S
30 August 2018|
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Response from bdherr | Reviewed this property |
We got there about 1.5 hours before the doors opened. We sat in the upstairs balcony, second row. . They were great seats. The venue is small as mentioned earlier but very nice. If a band I liked had a show there, I would... More
8 June 2018|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
There’s a BBQ restaurant with limited seating inside the venue.
18 February 2018|
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Response from christie1300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do