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The Beacon Theater

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GREAT local intimate music venu

In an age of arena rock shows its refreshing to be able to be up close to a favorite performer. It... read more

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Great place

Very nice, reminded me of a large auditorium or movie theater. I think the seating was good, I... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
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401 N Main St, Hopewell, VA 23860-2935
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Reviewed yesterday

In an age of arena rock shows its refreshing to be able to be up close to a favorite performer. It reminds us why we love rock and that all great bands started out with small gatherings of loyal fans. Theater is beautiful, its old...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Very nice, reminded me of a large auditorium or movie theater. I think the seating was good, I would think there wasn’t a ‘bad seat’ there, but we were in the first row so I may be a bit biased. The orchestra seats looked like...More

Thank VCJD
Reviewed April 17, 2018

There is not a bad seat in the whole house. I highly recommend checking out this historic venue, they get some amazing artists considering venue size and location, especially if you like older country music.

Thank ewhubbard
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Attended a concert (Firehouse) at this venue and it is a great place to see a show with there appearing not to be a bad seat in the house. It's an older theatre that appears to be kept in good shape and there aren't too...More

2  Thank Bob H
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We went to see. Dwight. He was fantastic. I can't say the same for the Beacon Theater management. The building and decor is lovely. However, we had bought our tixs online and the only info re times was that the doors opened at 6.30. And...More

1  Thank Ric44
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Attended a concert here and set in the balcony. Not a lot of leg room but the seat was comfortable. We had a good view of the stage. The venue is cozy and the acoustics were good. If someone I wanted to see was coming...More

Thank RedHeels24
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Went as a group to see a friend’s band play. The acoustics were awesome the theater is beautiful, seating is comfortable. There are no bad seats. Alcohol is allowed in your seats which is nice. They always have a great schedule of performers. This is...More

1  Thank caryl202
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We have had the pleasure to attend several performances: The Village People, Travis Tritt, Old Dominion Barn Theatre to include Lee Ann Womack and Ronnie McDowell, and Lee Ann Rimes! What a great venue for weddings, reunions, meetings, and special events! We've attended the Kiwanis...More

1  Thank winer20122017
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We weren't so sure why in the world Pablo Cruise would choose this venue for one of only 3 shows they did on the East Coast this year, but we were rewarded for our curiosity. It was an intimate environment, comfortable seats, easy parking, good...More

1  Thank Sabena V
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Went to a concert here for the first time. Small but intimate with good acoustics. Seating capacity is about 640. The offer concessions and a private ballroom as well.

1  Thank ronem2015
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February 19, 2016|
Response from Virginianonthego | Reviewed this property |
Sunday, September 18th is when Don Williams is scheduled to be there. It is on the Beacon's website.