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Strange Venue

It has changed it's name, but the general situation remains. They have added artificial grass in... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2016
Chesapeake, Virginia
Mud hole out in a field.

If it has rained recently and you are going to a concert here. You better have a four wheel drive... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2015
Neal S
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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  • Terrible33%
Sep 21, 2016
“Strange Venue”
Aug 21, 2015
“Terrible venue”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

It has changed it's name, but the general situation remains. They have added artificial grass in the Gold Circle area and that certainly helps and we had Platinum tickets...the VIP area, food, drinks, and portable bathrooms associated with that were nice. Parking was terrible (and...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2015

We saw Chris Young and enjoyed his show, but this review is for the pavilion and parking, not the show. Actually, as big of a star as he is now, I'm kind of surprised he played this kind of show. This is a big field,...More

Thank Yorkiemom19
Reviewed July 31, 2015

I attended a Heart concert at the Pancho Villa Pavillion on July 28th. The "Pavillion" is basically a stage in the middle of no where. There are two single lane paved roads going in and out. The parking is on the grass. Restrooms are porta...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2015

If it has rained recently and you are going to a concert here. You better have a four wheel drive vehicle. Parking is a free for all. Poor organization. The band we saw was under cover but the roof was leaking. People had to keep...More

Thank Neal S
Reviewed May 31, 2015

We saw Alabama on Saturday night and thought they were very good, but this review is intended to be about the venue itself. The venue is basically open seating in a field. That means you may have to dodge mud puddles if there has been...More

Thank Hokiechip
Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is the location of "Celebrate Virginia Live," an outdoor venue in the middle of a field in a shopping center complex. There are many nationally known acts that perform here; we were lucky enough to see Sheryl Crow perform a couple of Fridays ago....More

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