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Bijou Theater

803 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
+1 865-522-0832
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Wonderful, intimate theater for concerts and shows

The historic Bijou Theater in downtown Knoxville, TN is a gem of a place to attend a concert or a... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Oliver Springs, Tennessee
David Francisco

We loved our evening with David Francisco, enjoyed his music, his guests & his story shared by... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Knoxville, Tennessee
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803 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1711
+1 865-522-0832
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

The historic Bijou Theater in downtown Knoxville, TN is a gem of a place to attend a concert or a show. The theater seats 700, and there are no bad seats. The acoustics are great, and the small size of the theater makes any event...More

Thank Sandra0598
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We loved our evening with David Francisco, enjoyed his music, his guests & his story shared by David & through a very well done filmed documentary. HHH was a great MC. We had very good seats in the balcony that were comfortable, but the leg...More

Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The staff is terrible. Horrible. Appallingly bad customer service! They are plagued with scalpers issues, and staff problems. If you have any issues with your tickets, seats, or any other types of issues, do not waste time trying to deal with the lower level staff....More

Thank jensunrising
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Bijou is and incredible gem in downtown Knoxville, TN. I have seen several concerts in this little place. Artists frequently comment during their shows about how amazing the acoustics are in the building. If you have the opportunity to select your seats, try to...More

Thank Tilmer
Reviewed 4 March 2017

What a wonderful place to see a show. I titled this review "Easy" because that is exactly what this theatre is. It was easy to get something to drink - it was easy to use the "facilities" - it was easy to get in and...More

Thank Titan27
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I had the pleasure of attending the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra's 2017 Valentine's Day concert at the Bijou Theater. We started the evening with a dinner at the "Bistro at the Bijou", in an adjacent building, where we had a great meal. There...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Online it says they open the doors at least 60 minutes prior to showtime and that was not accurate. I think we were allowed inside 45 minutes before the show was suppose to start. The place is beautiful but the seats are pretty small. Parking...More

Thank mommypennylane
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I love performances here. The seats are comfortable and the acoustics are great. I love the architecture and décor. It is nice to see a concert here because of the intimate feel. The staff is excellent, everyone was so nice. We had to go through...More

Thank rhbikebum
Reviewed 12 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 25 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,

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