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Address: 110 East Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone Number: 434–245–4910
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Fantastic venue

Have seen several shows at the Jefferson. This is a great little venue and they bring in some real quality shows at reasonable prices. Well located in the middle of the Mall, so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have seen several shows at the Jefferson. This is a great little venue and they bring in some real quality shows at reasonable prices. Well located in the middle of the Mall, so plenty of pre-show options available. They have a nice bar with a huge selection of drinks and local beers at reasonable prices for a show. I like... More 

Thank Joshb2j
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182 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Jefferson Theater for a private event. It is a beautiful venue. The entrance hall is lovely, then the mezzanine/bar area, and below, there is a big open floor in front of the stage. It provides lots of flexibility for event staging in a really unique environment.

Thank FMCMaryland
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95 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I have enjoyed every show I have seen. No chairs in "Orchestra area". A few tables with chairs. And two bar areas. Will go back soon.

Thank Mike P
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188 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I've been to two concerts in this venue. First time, I stood on the main floor, leaning against a wall to listen to the bands. During the opener, I went upstairs to check out the balcony and it was packed and I couldn't find a seat. For my second time, I decided I definitely wanted to sit down during the... More 

3 Thank 4va2000
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

If you are headed to Charlottesville, take a minute or two to see who is playing at the Jefferson. Great place to watch music, and generally they have a great lineup of artists (local and national).

2 Thank Shlove55
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157 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A wonderful historic venue for music and fun. Was an old movie theater, still with all the charm and character of a past era. Floor slopes gently to the stage, as movie theater floors do. This can be tiring for your legs after a while standing on an angle and dancing. No seating except for upstairs at the bar area.... More 

6 Thank MACVirginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Jefferson Theater was renovated several years ago. It was an old movie theater from the 1920's and they took the time to bring it back to life. There are two bars and a large open floor. there is seating on folding chairs for some performances but for most bands it is just an open floor. AT the top there... More 

Thank 1soccermotha
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I love this place - the atmosphere is great. I'm so glad someone had the insight to restore a lovely old theater and use it for music events. What a save!!

Thank Pamiruru
Charlottesville, Virginia
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The seating is absolutely atrocious, with folding chairs crammed together. It’s really a shame because they book some really good talent. Enduring the venue is more than we’re willing to take. Go if you don’t care about comfort or elbow room.

2 Thank VeritasTravelGal
Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I've recently discovered the Jefferson Theater. I saw a 90's DJ Band and The Legwarmers there in the last two months. It's like an old vintage theater that they've removed all the seats. Everyone just stands there in front of the stage. Not too big, not too small. They also have a full service bar inside, which is awesome. They... More 

2 Thank PennySacco

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