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Bijou Theater

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Address: 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN
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Houndmouth at the Bijou

Great concert venue. Friendly staff. Had a blast watching Houndmouth. Would recommend highly. Vintage feel and look. Everybody seat is close to the stage.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Raymond P
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Wartrace, Tennessee
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Wartrace, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Great concert venue. Friendly staff. Had a blast watching Houndmouth. Would recommend highly. Vintage feel and look. Everybody seat is close to the stage.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We went to a holiday concert at this venue...it is incredible on the interior...if you get a chance to do anything or see anything there, please do so...you won't be dissappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

What a great piece of history. I have been going to the Bijou since I was a kid. It was even closed for a long time before they reopened it! It is very small but that just adds to the greatness! You feel like you are apart of the performance! There is a parking lot right next to the theater.... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Bijou Theater is about half the size of the Tennessee Theater, but just as nice of a venue. The sound is great. We saw really enjoy seeing the WDVX Bluegrass shows at the Bijou.

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Corbin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This theater is in a great area - safe and parking is near. I love the vintage feel of this theater; and the seats closer to the front are better even though it is a smaller venue.

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La Vergne, Tennessee, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Man this old guy still has it! He is still the "white Hendrix" and honestly Jimi would be honored to let him have the title! Must see for all of you "bucket listers"!!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Probably the best concert hall for sound in town. Artists remark on how great the acoustics are. It's also one of the most intimate place to see a show in K-Town. Given my druthers, this would be my first choice to see a band or a performer. I look for excuses to see concerts at the Bijou. I'm glad they... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This venue might be old, but the architecture is absolutely beautiful! Not to mention it's essentially impossible to get a bad seat. I definitely recommend it for a good show.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Knoxville is blessed to have the Bijou as little sister to the Tennessee Theater a block north. Both are beautifully restored old theaters that make any event seem special. I was attending the Wild and Scenic film festival most recently, but have attended other shows and even a wedding here.

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Vonore, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We went to hear a reading by David Sedaris. We had seats up in the balcony and could see and hear just fine. Note there are steep stairs to the balcony. I am not sure if there is an elevator for disabled persons. I liked seeing the inside of the theater but thought the lobby area needed something on the... More 

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