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Bijou Theater

803 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
+1 865-522-0832
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A jewel in the crown of Downtown Knoxville

I am fortunate to have been to the Bijou many times over the years. Known as an "acoustically... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Knoxville, Tennessee
Love it.

The Bijou is a smaller venue for concerts, very intimate. A little less refined, (scruffier... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Don M
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“front row” (2 reviews)
“intimate feel” (2 reviews)
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803 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
+1 865-522-0832
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I am fortunate to have been to the Bijou many times over the years. Known as an "acoustically perfect" theatre, the Bijou was almost torn down not too many years ago. Thank goodness the good people of Knoxville mounted a campaign to save it. It...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Bijou is a smaller venue for concerts, very intimate. A little less refined, (scruffier?), than the Tennessee Theater down the street. It has its own charms,

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

They have wonderful performances here. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. Seats are comfortable. Loved sitting in the balcony. Sound was excellent. Makes for a great evening out.

1  Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Been to this theatre several times and it is comfortable even though it's small and old. Easy to be personable with the artists, even the balcony and 20th row feel close to the stage. There is a bar to serve water, drinks, wine, and beers...More

Thank tnbelle2016
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We saw my favorite guitar hero for two nights in May 2016. What an excellent venue. We've attended many concerts over the years. This hall has musical mojo and there's not a bad seat in the house that I can tell.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My husband and I went there last week to see a concert. It was a truly, historic theater with a lot of original touches. We had seating in the upper balcony and could still see everything. Music sounds great there. Our seats were "Section: BALRT,...More

1  Thank HERXLNC
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I saw Lucinda Williams at this venue. The theater had an intimate feel- small but very well thought out. We had great seats and the seats were actually very comfortable! The staff were very friendly and polite as well My husband and...More

Thank Bea Y
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Attended a Lucinda Williams concert. The place is large enough to attract bigger acts and small enough to feel intimate. The acoustics are good to very good. The decor is elegant and reminiscent of a classic movie house - which is exactly what it is.

Thank JD S
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We saw a country music concert here. It's not that huge of a place which means that unless you're sitting in the tippy-top you can probably see the performer with your own eyeballs. I don't know if it's the nature of the concert, the bijou,...More

Thank millzar
Reviewed 22 March 2016

First time to visit this place and did not realize all the history. Many, many celebrities performed here. Such a great place and the architecture is beautiful.

Thank T M
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