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The Uptown Theatre
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Ranked #32 of 195 things to do in Napa
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Uptown Theatre is Northern California's Premiere Live Music and Entertainment Theater! Nestled in the heart of downtown Napa, this stunningly restored art deco masterpiece from 1937 showcases only the finest acts in music and comedy. A historic landmark, the Uptown offers a phenomenal, intimate live show experience with world class sound and site lines. Distance from the last row to the stage is only 90 feet making every seat truly a great seat! Visit our website for a virtual tour of the stunning interior. This is a must-see hot spot for anyone visiting the Napa Valley and a full schedule of entertainment can be found on our website. New shows are continually added so check back often when planning your trip to Napa! Upcoming Shows Include: Charlie Musselwhite 2/19, Indigo Girls 2/20, The Charlie Daniels Band 2/26, Dana Carvey 3/4, John Hiatt 3/12, Peter Frampton 3/19, David Crosby 3/20, Jackie Greene 3/26, Patty Griffin 3/31, Crystal Bowersox 4/29, David Sedaris 5/5, Los Lonely Boys 5/20
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed May 15, 2013

We went during the Bottlerock festival. Beautiful venue! Gem of Napa for sure. We are very jealous! They have a great concert calendar, just buy tickets no matter who is there.

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

If you have the chance to see any show at the Uptown do not hesitate. It is a newly renovated building in downtown Napa. It is very small and very intimate. There is not a bad seat in the house. We recently saw Dave Grohl there to promote his new movie called Sound City. It ROCKED!!! The sound in the amphitheater was GREAT!

Thank Mary L
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We surprised our mother with tickets to see Helen Ready, one of her all time favorites. We had never been there before and didn't know what to expect. We had a great experience from ordering the tickets ($70, third row, aisle), parking (plenty of free, street parking in saturday night), Will Call ticket pickup (table in the outside lobby), beverages (Mumms champagne $9.00; soda $2.00), bathrooms (remodeled but kept the classic nostalgic feel of an older theater), seats (3rd row, aisle plus two others; plenty of legroom and comfortable) and overall sound. Small theater so it created a very cozy feel and when audience members shouted out sings they wanted to hear, the performer could actually hear them. They have a nice lobby area with a walk up bar on both sides, high-boy tables to stand around and they also have appetizers (bar menu type foods) for purchase. We didn't end up ordering anything but it was great to have it available. I normally try to provide a full review with both positives and negatives but we had such a good experince I don't have any negatives.

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Reviewed April 11, 2013

There really isn't a bad seat at this facility. The drinks are expensive and the lines are usually long. The cost of tickets is always really good and you usually get up close and personal with the performers. Recommended!!

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

I was very happy with this venue. There was plenty of free parking around and a number of bars and restaurants in walking distance. The riverfront area is just a couple blocks away.
The seats were very comfy and there was plenty of legroom. You are allowed to bring drinks in from the bar and there are cup holders. There is a courtyard Cafe with items like Tri-tip sliders ($12.00), Grilled Chicken Sliders (10.00), Hamburger Sliders(10.00), Pesto Grilled Cheese (10.00), Veggie Burger (10.00) Calamari (15.00) and Chicken Tenders (12.00).
I loved the way the artist could interact with the audience. The sound was good and we had a good view from row T.

Thank SitkaRaven
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