Oldtownjazz 050913

Jazz at Old Town Theater

Old Town Theater (Alexandria, VA)

Reviews & Ratings

7 ratings
3.1 average rating
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56 events
14 reviews
30 stars
attended May 16 2013

Brent Birckhead on sax and his band (what a great bassist!) were absolutely first rate even though they had to play for a tiny audience, hopefully because this series is just getting started. Just as high quality jazz, though different,as a recent...continued

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36 events
14 reviews
5 stars
attended May 30 2013

Talented 4 musicians. Would have liked some numbers to have been more subdued, maybe ballads that are subtle throughout. I've noticed with other jazz groups, and with this quartet, that every number turns into a jam session. Crave more variety and...continued

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Renee C
8 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended May 23 2013

Anita King was fantastic and the theater is a very comfortable venue. You can enjoy a performance in the larger, theater seating auditorium on the main level, or go upstairs to the bar area for bistro-style seating where you can enjoy beverages (a...continued

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Renee C
8 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 15 2013

I wanted my money back. The group that performed was a 3-piece jazz ensemble of a lead guitarist, electric bass and drummer. I did not think they were the advertised group, rather a last-minute fill in for a group (World Jam) that either decided...continued

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10 events
3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

The theater itself is wonderful. The program was advertised as a jazz pianist when it really was a trio, featuring a terrific girl singer. she was very good but we would have liked to hear more of the pianist.

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6 events
2 reviews
8 stars
attended May 23 2013

WE REALLY ENJOYED THE EVENT. THE THEATER HAS BEEN REMODELED AND IS BEAUTIFUL!!

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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 30 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed the performance. The newly remodeled theater is beautiful. The artist Mike Tony Echols actually came down off the stage and spoke with the guests during the break. That was awesome! I would definitely return to this venue...continued

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