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Take a trip back in time

There are few theatres left that are as old as this one. Originally built in 1912 as the Empress... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Andy R
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Sacramento, California
Just a cool spot

Amos Lee played at the Crest Theater Tuesday night... Ya, that may have influenced this review! The... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
rcunningham2018
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Stockton, California
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Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

There are few theatres left that are as old as this one. Originally built in 1912 as the Empress, it was later revamped in 1949 and has pretty much been the same since including all the cool neon lights. Very ornate ceiling, walls and lighting....More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Amos Lee played at the Crest Theater Tuesday night... Ya, that may have influenced this review! The whole evening was awesome. The theater is classic and quaint. Easy access with parking around the corner. Atmosphere was enticing with nooks, high end bars and local mom...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I've been to several concerts at the Crest and while it's a beautiful old movie theater it's not real conducive for most music concerts. First, the seating is not real comfortable and getting up to dance is prohibited. Second, the lighting is real basic for...More

Thank shelterboxbill
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Old time feel, and yet, modern. Very beautiful inside. The ceilings are amazing. We went for a concert. Brian Seltzer. It was amazing. The seats are a bit uncomfortable. The stairs are a bit odd. One big, one small,,one big one small. Watch...More

Thank healonwifey
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Saw a group called Naturally 7 at the Crest. Excellent venue. Not a bad seat in the house. My husband and I sat in the first row of the balcony. Had a great view of the show. We would definitely see another group here if...More

Thank ret2rom
Reviewed November 11, 2017

The Crest is a Sacramento landmark. My girlfriend and I are lucky enough to see movies here quite frequently, and we love it! The old theater has charm and style, and makes for a fun date night. We usually walk down, grab a bite to...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time going to the Crest Theatre. Our friends in the group called “Get The Led Out” a Zeppelin tribute band from Philadelphia were preforming. I talked with the Crest manager Renee and told her what a great venue this was. We...More

Thank chiefguard
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

If you want a smaller venue to see a musical group, this is the place to go. No matter where you sit you'll have a great seat. Good sound system. Always enjoy going to the Crest!

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

The last time I visited the Crest Theater was a very long time ago before K Street had light rail. We went there this time to enjoy a blues concert. There was no difficulty at all with tickets or finding our seat. The lobby was...More

Thank LLion
Reviewed April 11, 2017

beautiful, classic building from the Golden Era of cinema! Wonderful, annual Japanese & (3!) French Film Festivals (offering incredible movies not available anywhere else). They also hosts great guest speakers & musical groups. It is a delight to wander through the lobby, especially during the...More

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