CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Starr Hill Presents, the produces large-scale music festivals such as Bonnaroo, is ready to re-open Charlottesville’s Jefferson Theater on November 27, 2009 after an extensive three-year renovation.
Located on Charlottesville’s historic Downtown Mall, The Jefferson Theater was established in 1912 as a live performance theater that played host to silent movies, vaudeville acts and a historic list of live performers, ranging from Harry Houdini to The Three Stooges.
After a comprehensive restoration that highlights the theater’s vintage architecture while modernizing its facilities. The theater will feature two full-service bars on separate floors, a restored balcony, new central air and heating systems, and new restrooms throughout the facility. In addition, state-of-the art sound and lighting systems and treatments to the theater’s acoustics will make The Jefferson an excellent environment to experience live music.
Sons of Bill and Jason Isbell & the 400 Until will co-headline the venue’s inaugural performance. A full line-up of shows has been announced including performances by Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, RJD2, Tea Leaf Green and a very special New Year’s Eve celebration with gypsy punk troubadours Gogol Bordello. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers