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The Empire Theatre

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Address: 321 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario K8N 2Z9 , Canada
Phone Number:
+1 613-969-0099
12:00 - 18:00
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Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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Great local theatre

I have enjoyed a few shows in this venue. I really enjoy the size as it allows you to have almost "no bad seat" in the house. It is a smaller venue which is something I enjoy. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2014
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

I have enjoyed a few shows in this venue. I really enjoy the size as it allows you to have almost "no bad seat" in the house. It is a smaller venue which is something I enjoy. It is very clean and stylish.

Thank whiskeygirl24
Belleville, Canada
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

My family and I attended the trailer park boy's here a few years back comfy seats very clean nice staff no complaints :)

Thank blackchevy4x4
Napanee, Canada
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260 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Last night we attended at The Empire Theatre to watch& enjoy "Freddy Vette & the Flames". Freddy is a D.J. as well as a fabulous entertainer based in Belleville Ontario. Freddy and his band specialize in "the oldies" and present them the way they were given by the performers of the 50's and 60's. The Empire is a beautiful refurbished... More 

Thank PJ M
Laval, Canada
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Wow what a Concert. The Red Rocker rocked like there was no tomorrow. Simply amazing setlist, Led Zeppelin songs, Van Halen songs and his best songs from Montrose to all his solos stuff. Money well invested, VIP Section, another great road trip from Montreal to see the Red Rocker !!!

1 Thank aeroben61
Rayland, Ohio, United States
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74 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Saw Jake Clemons there on July 10th. The theater was totally refurbished ten or twelve years ago and it was done very well. The seats are very comfortable and there doesn't seem to be a bad seat in the building. The sound was very crisp and clear. When there isn't a music show going on they show movies also.

Thank Billy S
Belleville, Canada
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

I adore the Empire Theatre! I've been a number of times for both live shows and movies and have never had a bad experience. Beautifully restored, it's a classy gem that makes downtown Belleville sparkle. There's a great assortment of live shows from music, plays, and speakers (I always get tickets when The Vinyl Cafe comes to town!) The films... More 

Thank Sara H
Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Nice place. just 10 min. walk from my hotel. very nice people working there. Good restaurant near by, so you can have a nice meal before the movie.

Thank Eric V
Santa Clara, Panama
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116 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is a top flight venue for virtually any event, concert, or theatrical production you could imagine - I am looking to workshop a Broadway Musical in 2015 and never considered a venue outside of Toronto until Bill - the former publisher of the local newspaper - who is running for mayor of Belleville - made a serious pitch right... More 

Thank Chocolate666
Belleville, Canada
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66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

It is a beautifully restored theatre and it brings many live performances to Belleville. The website is excellent as it show all events, including live events and movie showings.

1 Thank familyToronto
Plainfield, Canada
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69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2014

I like this place and it is really nice and super clean inside. More catered to older people that have extra money. Have been to a few concerts here and I would prefer to stand at a table or bar when watching a rock concert. Saw Grady here a few years ago who really rocked but it sucks to sit... More 

1 Thank Dmatrix X

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