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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
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Best small concert venue in town.

I have been to this venue about 4 times now, and it is still my favorite place for a concert. There is parking in a lot behind the venue and restaurants are very close by.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Rudy A
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to this venue about 4 times now, and it is still my favorite place for a concert. There is parking in a lot behind the venue and restaurants are very close by.

Thank Rudy A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venue was the perfect size! Bar was affordable and the sound system was excellent. Restroom was clean. Parking was a little challenging on a Saturday night. No food served, so make sure you eat before or after.

Thank Jamie M
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Yeahyeahyo
Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Charles M
Marietta, Georgia
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289 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Bulldog82
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Vanessa K H
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Holycow1812
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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