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A visit with The Cleverlys......

The Harvester is a small music venue in the heart of downtown Rocky Mount. The quaint set up offers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SpiderEffect
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Virginia
A great, intimate venue

I've seen more than a dozen national acts perform here over the last several years. Most recently... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jimi1957
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Martinsville, Virginia
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The Harvester Performance Center is Southwest Virginia's best concert venue, as voted by the readers of Virginia Living Magazine. The Harvester hosts over 150 concerts per year in a renovated tractor dealership and hardware store upfitted with an...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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450 Franklin St, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-1305
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Harvester is a small music venue in the heart of downtown Rocky Mount. The quaint set up offers patrons the abillity to enjoy their favorite artists in an intimate and up close setting. Limited seating gives the venue an 'at home' feel that is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SpiderEffect
Sheila S, Guest Relations Manager at Harvester Performance Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks you for the wonderful review! We so appreciate your support of Live Music and The Harvester Performance Center. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the show- The Cleverly's are one of our favorites as well!! Again thank you for your Support and come see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen more than a dozen national acts perform here over the last several years. Most recently, former YES frontman, now solo artist Jon Anderson. This concert brought back the reasons I love this venue. Intimate, great sound, great staff, reasonable ticket prices and all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful location for folk music - good seats, lots of volunteers who helped with everything from food to programs to general information.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William D
Sheila S, Public Relations Manager at Harvester Performance Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You William! We will pass along your praise to the Volunteers and staff! Thank you for Supporting Live Music!!

Reviewed July 20, 2019

The Harvester Performance Center is comfortably small with only 460 seats and the front rows are classified as the gold section and priced a little higher. Seating is not assigned other than by section, so prime seat selection may require an early arrival. Almost all...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Sheila S, Guest Relations Manager at Harvester Performance Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you for the kind words we appreciate them so much!! The air conditioning has been addressed and fixed, we apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for supporting Live Music and The Harvester hope to see you at many more shows.

Reviewed July 13, 2019

First: very nice venue, acoustics, friendly people. Second: Our group of 4 missed out on Gold Tickets and asked around abt what time to get in line w/ Gen. Adm tickets. We arrived at 5:30 for an 8 p.m. show. Two of us held the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Excellent acoustics in the venue and many acts have commented on how great the sound is in the Harvester. People and staff are very friendly and this place offers the best sound of any place outside of a very large city where it could still...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

My friend and I went to see the Jimi Hendrix show with War Chile. The venue and the band were both excellent. Everyone at the security check, the ticket counter, and the snack bar were friendly and welcoming. The band was a surprise - I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Krkinva
Sheila S, Guest Relations Manager at Harvester Performance Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

We are thrilled you enjoyed the show and the venue. I will pass along your comments to War and his band. Thank you for supporting Live Music and The Harvester.

Reviewed April 1, 2019

Our first experience in this venue was to See Blackberry Smoke, a famous country rock and blues band and one we have wanted to see for over 15 years. Seating is pretty much depending on the performers, in this example-a two zone of open seating...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sheila S, Guest Relations Manager at Harvester Performance Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thank You Very Much for the super review! We are so glad you finally got to see BlackBerry Smoke that's fantastic. We try very hard to make sure your guests have a great positive experience every night. The Volunteers do an outstanding job with hospitality...More

Reviewed February 6, 2019

This facility is small and offers customers a more intimate setting to listen to great performing musicians. Acoustics are super to really take in the sounds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larry C
Sheila S, Guest Relations Manager at Harvester Performance Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Larry Thank you for the very kind rating! We appreciate your support of Live Music & The Harvester. See you at your next show!

Reviewed January 25, 2019

We have see a few performances here and enjoyed the shows. It's not a big place, but has good acoustics and a nice vibe. My only complaint is not having armrests on the seating.

Date of experience: April 2018
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We showed up early and got some great seats. But, as the show time crept closer, the staff rearranged and added seats in front of us for their friends and totally ruined the view. People in front of us, who had been there... More
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