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Address: 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN
Phone Number: 8655220832
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Amazing Music Venue

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
KimberlyTN
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank KimberlyTN
Knoxville, Tennessee
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226 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our evening at the Bijou was memorable. The theatre, while several decades old, acoustics are in very good condition and the seats roomy. We sat in the main floor orchestra section, eight rows from the stage and were slightly above stage level, which had a fine view of the entertainers. If you prefer a balcony view, suggest you review their... More 

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1 Thank DNvisitors
Piney Flats, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We attended a performance by the great Delbert McClinton band last night. The band was excellent and the Bijou is a wonderful place to see and hear good music. The band's performance was tight and spirited always thrilling as usual. However, the security guards made ill-advised attempts to keep enthusiastic fans away from the front of the stage, threatening confrontation... More 

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Thank Carl S
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

We saw Wild Child and Shakey Graves here. We bought our tickets just before the show sold out and had what counts as seats in the nosebleed section for the Bijou (see pics). Nevertheless, the sound quality was fantastic and the show was great even from these comparatively poor seats. All of this to say, that for a show that... More 

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Thank JScullyClemmons
Knoxville
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Attended a Jazz concert with Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, Herlin Riley, and Delfeayo Marsallis. Awesome sounds and surprise guest performers. The theater is comfortable and nicely decorated.

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Thank Jim G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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193 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had the opportunity to attend a performance featuring one of our friends. The staff of the theatre is super friendly. I'd recommend balcony seats to enjoy the grandeur of the theatre. The theatre opens an hour before and there's an old-fashioned pub just outside the entrance. The acoustics were great and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I'd love to... More 

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1 Thank RealEstateScorecard
Knoxville, Tennessee
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119 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I really enjoyed my concert at the Bijou. I saw Chris Stapleton here... of course he was amazing, along with his wife and band. Anyway, nearly as enjoyable was the architecture of the theater itself. It is well preserved. Compared to the Tennessee Theater, nearby (which is also great), the decorations are simpler, although there is still a feeling of... More 

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1 Thank corvus_12
Sevierville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

LOVE this venue!! Second year in a row we have seen the SteelDrivers here in concert! Intimate & allows audience to actively participate in the show! A real jewel in East Tennessee!!!

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1 Thank Missy N
Dallas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

I attended a concert at the Bijou. It is a really nice venue with a great vibe. The balcony, where I sat, had a great view of the stage and the sound was really nice. I would definitely go back next time I'm in Knoxville.

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1 Thank Perry L
Asheville, NC
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131 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Quaint theater - restored recently. Not as ornate and elegant as i expected, but still a local gem! Modern bathrooms - comfortable seating.

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