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Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

1028 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-5820
+1 828-524-1598
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Great concert venue

I have been to multiple concerts at this venue over the past few years and every experience has... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Canton, NC
Great venue

Went to see the Texas Tenors here. The SMCenter is a real jewel in Franklin. Acoustics are great... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
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1028 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-5820
+1 828-524-1598
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have been to multiple concerts at this venue over the past few years and every experience has been great. The staff and volunteers have always been helpful and friendly, with only one exception (an older volunteer usher seemed to think my print-at-home ticket was...More

Thank dmwc
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went to see the Texas Tenors here. The SMCenter is a real jewel in Franklin. Acoustics are great and doesn't seem to have a bad seat in the house. Staff are friendly and helpful. Parking can be a challenge for sold out performances, but otherwise...More

Thank 11LoisAnn
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with this facility. It is only a few years old and is definitely first class. If seats about 1500 people and not a bad seat in the house. They offer refreshments and have adequate facilities to accommodate the crowd with a...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to watch a show. Top of the line! Will visit again. Top place in Franklin to see live entertainment.

Thank backjudge2016
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I went here for the Carpenters concert...which was absolutely amazing! One thing that made it so wonderful was the fact I was able to sit on the frontish row...so cool. The performing arts center does a great job 1st gathering spectacular performers and programs to...More

Thank kseam6259
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have only been there a few times. It has the most leg room of any theater anywhere. My husb and and I are both tall, and usually end up with our knees hitting the seat ahead of us, but not here! The seats are...More

Thank Corrine G
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great venue and there isn't a bad seat in the house. We have been there for movies shows and concerts and always enjoyed ourselves. It's adjacent to the Boiler Room restaurant and the Fun Factory. The photo is in the lobby before a...More

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was amazed that a sleepy little mountain town had such a place when I moved here recently. What a lovely venue. They have something for the whole family. From pajama/movie night for the kids, to Fiddler on The Roof for the adults. ( marvelous...More

Thank laurafromsanjose
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Who would have thought that a small town like Franklin, NC, tucked away in the mountains, could hold such venue! I've attended several concerts here and they all rate higher than some big cities (Asheville, Greenville, Atlanta, etc). First, there is the broad spectrum of...More

Thank Paladin28734
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a great place to see a concert, play or anything else! I've been here several times and have never been disappointed! The shows start on time and you usually get the chance to meet the performers.

Thank lkfagg25
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