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The Birchmere

3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2408
+1 703-549-7500
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Stellar show at average facility

We watched one man Star Wars solo act, which was amazing. Get to Birchmere early as you get to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PearlJamDC
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Maryland
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Great venue!!

We love this venue I’ve been here around under five - six times now. Always a great seat, good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrPeteVirginiaBeach
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“music venue” (18 reviews)
“box office” (17 reviews)
“show starts” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305-2408
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+1 703-549-7500
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"catfish"
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"nice venue"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We watched one man Star Wars solo act, which was amazing. Get to Birchmere early as you get to pick your table and order food from a menu with decent American variety. When the show comes on, the room will be dark so you may...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this venue I’ve been here around under five - six times now. Always a great seat, good prices, great service. Fun place, with great acoustics too. We are lucky to have Birchmere too see live music in our area.

1  Thank MrPeteVirginiaBeach
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

The Best Acts showcase here and Najee and his fabulously talented band members rocked the Club in the best way. They each are superstars!! Ticket line went fast, most buy on line. Every seat has it's own vantage point of the stage while sound is...More

Thank Mandarinlady
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I’ve performed at the Birchmere a few times and I love this venue. They’ve got a great sounding PA and the acoustics are great at this place! It’s been around since 1966! A great place to check out your favorite band :)

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We went to the SOS Band show and it was outstanding and we were glad to be there. First time at the Birchmere and the place is huge inside. Extremely large lounge area with plenty of seating areas. The store had plenty of items to...More

Thank sbT9238BI
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Saw the High Kings here - great group! This is a very intimate setting for listening to music. The acoustics in the room are are great and there's not a bad seat in the house. Get there about 1 hour early for the best seats...More

Thank Wreckdiv
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Food was excellent and the service. The sound is terrible. Lot's of feedback on mics. The drinks are overpriced, hardly any alcohol in them. Bathrooms were unattended and dirty. Poop in the floor. I have never been anywhere so disgusting. Tickets were priced for a...More

Thank Terri W
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

The Birchmere is a national treasure - a true landmark! The acts that visit and play are the best of the best. The facilities are great - a very intimate setting for listening to musical artists. The acoustics in the room are are phenomenal! The...More

Thank forrestb819
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

New to VA, we made our 1st trip to Birchmere to see one of our favorite bands, Gaelic Storm. This venue is just the right size to have a lively crowd but be close to the entertainers. The walls are plastered with photos from hundreds...More

1  Thank AggieJoe79
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

What an absolute honor and privilege to see Eric Benet on January 17th and 18th at The Birchmere. I absolutely love love love this venue. Free parking, great acoustics, awesome servers and delicious food. We had a mini reunion during this time. Over the years...More

3  Thank Consuela S
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knarh3914
June 11, 2018|
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Response from AggieJoe79 | Reviewed this property |
Normally you get there at least an hour early, get a number that gives you access when the doors open. I think much of the floor is accessible, but i'd call to ask about arrangements
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harrison917
October 4, 2017|
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Response from LRettaK | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The reason you need to go early is to stand in line to receive a number to enter the concert hall. Seating is first come, first serve at the Birchmere. If you look at your tickets, you will see seating is reflected as... More
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TracyfromVirginia
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Dave P | Reviewed this property |
They give you a stamp so you can go outside and come back in. Didn't see any vapor pens in the theater
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