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Jefferson Center

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La Boheme was Entrancing

We had a wonderful experience as always at the Jefferson Center. Opera Roanoke and the lovely... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Hello Charlie

I have been to many performances at the Jefferson and am very proud that us Roanokers have such a... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Paul L
Roanoke, Virginia
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Jefferson Center is a nonprofit organization that enriches and educates diverse Western Virginia communities by producing high quality performing arts programs, by providing long and short term rental space for community partners and individuals...more
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541 Luck Ave SW Ste 221, Roanoke, VA 24016-5055
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We had a wonderful experience as always at the Jefferson Center. Opera Roanoke and the lovely subdued atmosphere of the Jefferson Center never fails to delight. The cast, the sets, the costuming, the orchestra were all magnificent!

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

I have been to many performances at the Jefferson and am very proud that us Roanokers have such a fine establishment to call our own. Today I watched Hello Charlie. I go to all of Southwest Ballet's shows . . . and I must say...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Attended an Andrew Byrd concert recently and thoroughly enjoyed the show and venue. This was a second visit to the JC. Acoustics are excellent in the beautifully repurposed venue. Seating comfortable. Staffed by volunteers, finding seats was easy. The lobby area had a well stocked...More

Thank BlueridgeCharlie
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We continue to be regulars here, attending about 8-10 events here per year. And, we continue to be big fans of this place. It is our favorite venue in in Roanoke. The fact that it is a historically renovated and repurposed building appeals to us....More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Great music in a beautifully restored venue. Acoustics excellent! We had seats in the balcony and there was not enough leg room. I am only 5' 7" tall, but felt wedged in that seat.

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I was there for the California Honeydrops concert but, most recently I saw Tosca by Opera Roanoke. It was a fabulous performance and we had an amazing evening. The venue is always clean and the staff is friendly.

Thank Katharine R
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I attended the Jimmy Herring concert there on 8/5/17. The venue is an old theater that was fairly comfortable and had good sound. I would definitely see another show there providing it was the right musician/entertainer.

Thank Ed H
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Have attended several Dance Competitions here over the years . It is visually beautiful and very clean and well cared for. they hold many small concerts and art programs here, check it out next time you visit the area and they have an event happening.

Thank jax22
Reviewed October 17, 2016

When locals think of the Jefferson Center they envision the Shaftman Performance Hall a concert, performance, and lecture venue as its primary function. There are, however, some community organization offices and Fitzpatrick Hall, the old auto repair shop, used for community events such as weddings,...More

Thank vagardenwriter
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Came out to see a fantastic production of South Pacific by Opera Roanoke in this beautifully renovated venue. The staff is friendly and welcoming. We sat in the orchestra level and had a wonderful view of the stage. Parking was easy, the attendants were helpful...More

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