Located on Charlottesville’s historic Downtown Mall, The Jefferson Theater was established in 1912 as a live performance theater that played host to silent movies, vaudeville acts and a historic list of live performers, ranging from Harry Houdini to The ThreeStooges.
The Jefferson reopened on November 27, 2009 after a comprehensive restoration that highlights the theater's vintage architecture while modernizing it's facilities. The theater features two full-service bars on separate floors, a restored balcony, new central air and heating systems, and new restrooms throughout the facility. In addition, state-of-the art sound and lighting systems and treatments to the theater's acoustics make The Jefferson an excellent environment to experience live music.
- Child Friendly:
- Handicapped Accessible:
- Address: 110 East Main Street
- Location: The Jefferson Theater
- Dates: January 29, 2017
Categories: Live Music/Concert
Before the revivals and the festival movement of the 60s and 70s and even before 78 RPM records and live rural radio, American folk music just was – unnamed, unstudied and unaware of itself except as it was happening in shacks, houses, tents and churches. It wasn’t a genre but an organic human response to work and worship in the... more