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Variety Playhouse

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Neighborhood: Little Five Points
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Address: 1099 Euclid Ave NE, Little Five Points, Atlanta, GA 30307-1923
Phone Number: 1-404-524-7354
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This venue is perfect. Small enough to really feel like you are with the performers. ALso, it is located inn Little Five Points, a fabulous area to grab a drink before or after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2016
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This venue is perfect. Small enough to really feel like you are with the performers. ALso, it is located inn Little Five Points, a fabulous area to grab a drink before or after. You can buy drinks or wine or beer in the venue and take it with you to the event. It is a relaxed atmosphere, like folk music... More 

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Acworth, Georgia
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Our favorite location for small concerts. They show top named bands to bands from the past. The sound is great and the staff nice. Floor seating varies to show, but there is always the old theater seating and a balcony, even lawn chairs and tables on the sides. Great experience.

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Thank Charles M
Marietta, Georgia
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289 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Variety Playhouse has been around for years and has developed a great ability to bring in all sorts of artist. The set up provides the opportunity for an up close experience or you can choose to sit further back. The front area toward the stage is for standing only. Behind the standing area is regular seating. On the sides, there... More 

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Went to see Gillian Welch and the Dave Rawlings Machine here. It was an awesome show. The venue was great. They serve beer (cans, draft) and liquor. They also have some bar snacks. There is seating in the center of the room and in the balcony, but general admission allows standing in the front (in front of the seats) and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This was our first time to see a concert at the Variety Playhouse. We weren't sure we wanted to fight Friday night traffic in ATL. We arrived by 5:00, which helped not only with the traffic, but with the potential parking issue as well. It was worth getting to the venue 2 hours early to be able to park right... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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149 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I saw Patti Smith here in November 2015, and was so amazed at how intimate this venue was. For her "Conversation" show, there was plastic lawn chair seating where the standing room only area is usually located. There was not a bad seat in the house. Bathrooms were on the second floor, and they were clean. There is a cash... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

First time visit to Atlanta, and this place is my purpose of this visit. I heard this was old cinema turned into the theater / music venue. Best thing is friendly staff include security people. They really took good care of me, even I was total stranger. Entrance hall still has old cinema feeling, it made me feel nostalgic. I... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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103 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Came here to see Jose Gonzalez for a first time visit. I'll definitely be returning, as this small venue adds a level of intimacy missing in many concerts nowadays. The center area has seating for those too lazy to stand, while the outside sections have tiered standing areas that allow for great views from anywhere. The drink bar is cash... More 

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Thank Chris W
Cordele, Georgia
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154 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I have been here for a number of different shows through the years. The venue is intimate and definitely had little five points local flavor. I highly recommend catching a show here while in town.

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Thank AKBGa
Canton, Georgia
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302 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Attended a concert here and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. To avoid parking issues, I like to park at friends condos and take a taxi.

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