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The Tabernacle

The Tabernacle

Music Venue and Concert Hall
Downtown Atlanta, Atlanta
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  • Scoutmob
    "Tabernacle was a baptist church"(4 Tips)
    Simon P.
    "Great place for concerts, has both a pit and a balcony!"(6 Tips)
    Wes
    "My favorite concert venue in Atlanta!"(2 Tips)
    Holland M.
    "great venue for concerts in the metro Atlanta area."(2 Tips)
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  • Tracey M.
    Tracey MullenJanuary 24, 2013
    I've seen over 20 shows here, and each one was fantastic. I love the architecture is beautiful and rich with culture. There isn't a bad seat in the house. I love seeing shows here!
  • Heather G.
    Heather GNovember 10
    Been here 5+ times
    Upstairs, Beth and Kevin are the sweetest, most attentive bartenders. They remember my drink, show after show. Also, the baños are pretty clean.
  • Michael D.
    Michael DavisNovember 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my all time faves. Parking in the deck across the street cheaper than the surface lots right next to the venue. Ted's Montana Grill also right across the street.
    Upvoted Nov 1
  • Maria H.
    Maria HancockNovember 18, 2012
    I like to stand just in front of the sound board but then they moved in upstairs. Floor still has the est sound. One of the best venues in town overall.
  • Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates
    Now a live music and entertainment venue, The Tabernacle was once home to a 4,000-person Baptist congregation and the 3-bed Tabernacle Infirmary.
  • melissa l.
    melissa larkinNovember 22, 2014
    They have excellent shows here. You can sit balcony or be on the floor but they don't allow re-entry once you have left the stage area, so you can't go to the bathroom or anything until it's over
  • Damian D.
    Damian DensonSeptember 24, 2015
    Don't get a balcony stage left or right seat nearest to stage wall or you'll have obstructed views and will just be watching the monitors!
  • Alex G.
    Alex GrismerSeptember 27, 2015
    If you are planning on drinking, always remember to get to wristband you need before you get in the building. Otherwise they will send you back outside to get it.
  • Erica Nicole B.
    Erica Nicole BiggersMarch 19, 2010
    I saw The Cult on a Sunday and then the next day went back and saw AFI....two totally different crowds...bands...and experiences....and BOTH were amazing!! This venue is a MUST!! I have seen many ba
  • Lisa T.
    Lisa TorresSeptember 15, 2013
    If you want to camp out for a concert here you definitely need to know what you are doing and be prepared for heckling
  • Michael D.
    Michael DiGilioFebruary 16, 2015
    I like that The Tabernacle has seats on the second floor. It's a really cool venue but certainly not the best in Atlanta.
  • Candalee
    CandaleeJuly 21, 2011
    Great concert venue! Not a bad spot in the house! Stand at the stage or sit in the 2nd or 3rd level. All great seats!
  • Mario M.
    Mario MoyaOctober 14, 2015
    Superb venue to enjoy good and real live music in Atlanta downtown!!
  • Derek G.
    Derek GaskinsOctober 21, 2016
    Great views from every level. Sound system is world class
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 29, 2011
    The Tabernacle was a baptist church up until 1994, when it was sold to use as a entertainment venue for the 1996 Olympics. Thats some soul music!
  • The Wall Street Journal
    A hundred years ago it was a church and now it's a live-music venue. When Goodie Mob did a reunion concert, they played it there. Read more
  • Keep A Breast F.
    Go organic! It takes 1/3 lb of agricultural chemicals to produce 1 cotton t-shirt, + pesticides that are linked to breast cancer. Visit our booth for a Check Your Self! card or download our FREE app! Read more
  • Reserve123.com
    Reserve123.comNovember 2, 2012
    Great intimate venue. Make sure to check out Ted's Montana Grill before/after the show.
  • Atlanta
    AtlantaNovember 13, 2012
    The restored former church hosted Johnny Cash, James Brown, and the Blues Brothers during the Centennial Olympic Games in 1996.
  • Tamela
    TamelaOctober 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great venue for teens and their parents. Teens in the mosh pit, parents with a birds eye view. Sweeeeeeet.
  • Carl W.
    Carl WhiteMarch 31, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    If the event is sold-out, you need GREAT SEATS or you have extra tickets you need to sell, the most reliable Tabernacle ticket broker is WebTickets at 404-843-1344.
  • Holland M.
    Holland MorrisAugust 2, 2016
    This is an iconic and great venue for concerts in the metro Atlanta area.
  • VH1
    VH1July 21, 2010
    Visit Ted’s Montana Grill across the street for a nibble before a show! For the burger lovers, try the Bison Burger! – Team Live Nation
  • Decibel Magazine
    Decibel MagazineDecember 20, 2010
    The Tabernacle is a 2600 capacity, 4 story, 100 year old converted church that now features some of the bigger metal shows.
  • Michele P.
    Michele PMay 30, 2011
    Bet that concert got you all hungry. Come down to Meehan's Downtown. It's just a walk away and the drinks are delicious! Cheers!
  • Bill S.
    Bill SilcockOctober 18, 2013
    Awesome night underway #ona13 with #cronkitehhh Humphrey Fellows at opening reception with Ruby Velle and Soulphonics
  • A.Lenay .
    A.Lenay 💋June 25, 2012
    Drink prices are a bit steep, BUT very strong drinks are produced. It's kind of like a win win.
  • Simon P.
    Simon PhillipsFebruary 18, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place for concerts, has both a pit and a balcony!
  • Jeremy B.
    Jeremy BMay 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Park Bar is nearby and the best place to grab a beer or a meal before shows.
  • Ashley
    AshleyApril 12, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Ween was awesome. I love to stand near the back on the main floor near the bar. That way you can see the entire stage and can stay hydrated.
  • Ginger P.
    Ginger PittmanJuly 22, 2013
    Great venue to hear live music! Balcony seats are awesome.
  • Arron B.
    Arron BrueskeJanuary 4, 2012
    Be prepared to beat the beggars off with a stick outside! Other than that, great venue!
  • MARTAGuide.com
    MARTAGuide.comMarch 8, 2014
    The new Atlanta Streetcar stops here -- connect at the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Or walk from Peachtree Center or the Dome station. Read more
  • Billy C.
    Billy CJune 20, 2010
    Great venue. One of the best in Atlanta. Rise against with gaslight anthem was one of the best I've seen here. Tonight, against me was great. So much better than silversun pickups.
  • Bliss F.
    Bliss FosterMarch 23, 2013
    Oh man, some of the best shows I've been to have been here. Support this awesome venue.
  • Constance D.
    Constance DuncanMarch 20, 2016
    Holy crap! The weather outside was horrible - rainy, cold & windy. This is the look I give when I finally made it in the venue 😒 #chaos #nowitistimetorelax #kidcudi #february #twothousandandsixteen
  • Ashley
    AshleyApril 12, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The Tabernacle opened in 1910 as The Broughton Tabernacle. Then became Georgia Baptist Medical Center & nursing school, The Third Baptist Church, House of Blues and now as we know it, The Tabernacle. Read more
  • Lisa A.
    Lisa AveryOctober 5, 2013
    Bring a flask...one can of beer = $8. Two drinks = $40
  • TJ
    TJJune 29, 2013
    A great little venue to come & see shows. Concerts or stand up.
  • Ryan M.
    Ryan MoranOctober 31, 2011
    This was an incredible music venue! I would see another show here for sure.
  • pablo h.
    pablo hendersonJanuary 29, 2011
    Catching a show at The Tabernacle? After-party is probably at Drinkshop located just blocks down the road at the W Atlanta Downtown.
  • Shannon C.
    Shannon ChristianMay 13, 2016
    Great venue for concerts!
  • Blue H.
    Blue HurtFebruary 25, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Concerts and intimate setting.
  • Ray S.
    Ray ShinAugust 10, 2014
    Wish they had an elevator here, but the good thing is you could the band playing on all floors
  • Tracye G.
    Tracye GreeneOctober 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I've been to some great concerts here. Looking forward to many more
  • C W.
    C WittJune 4, 2010
    If you feel like sitting and need some exercise, keep walking upstairs until you can't go any higher. Great views.
  • Mick Management
    Mick ManagementJanuary 31, 2012
    Be sure to check out a fun, dance party with Walk the Moon when they open for Kaiser Chiefs on March 10, 2012!
  • Steven (Sanchez)
    Steven (Sanchez)September 20, 2011
    There's always a white guy standing outside trying to sell you some tickets with fake VIP necklaces on. The tickets are legit but the VIP passes are bullsh*t.
  • Wes
    WesOctober 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite concert venue in Atlanta!
  • K M.
    K MApril 14, 2014
    For a quick, strong cocktail before the show, skip Ted's Montana Grill. Go to Park Bar...it's 2 blocks away.
  • Parkmobile Manager
    Parkmobile ManagerJune 4, 2010
    Next time you go to The Tabernacle to see a show, park in any lot managed by "Lanier Parking" and pay for your spot with your cell phone! Read more
  • Constance D.
    Constance DuncanMarch 20, 2016
    The show's about to begin 😄 #kidcudi #february #twothousandandsixteen
  • Nikki F.
    Nikki FosterApril 16, 2016
    Seats are upstairs if you don't want to stand
  • Jon M.
    Jon MageeMarch 5, 2011
    You cant sit by the edge of the stage on the balcony unless you are old and a parent of a band member
  • Coby V.
    Coby VenableJanuary 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The percentage of audience members that smell like shit varies based upon the artist performing.
  • Dave F.
    Dave FrizzellJanuary 25, 2013
    The Fast pass should be called the slow pass. The kept us in the basement until 4 minutes before general admission was let in. Don't spend the extra $$ its a scam!
  • Beth
    BethSeptember 28, 2013
    Beautiful venue!
  • Kit F.
    Kit ForsheeJuly 22, 2013
    The restroom is downstairs in the old Cotton Club.
  • Jan-Michael A.
    Jan-Michael A.August 18, 2010
    Mosh hard. Take pictures. Repeat. (great crowd control staff. just don't be a jerk.)
  • Chris W.
    Chris WrenAugust 6, 2014
    Great live music venue
  • Grant B.
    Grant BazemoreSeptember 23, 2014
    Balcony seats are great
  • Lorne B.
    Lorne BrandtApril 2, 2012
    Bar seats may be the best seats.
  • Nadja P.
    Nadja PayneOctober 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Funk jazz cafe!
  • Adrianna G.
    Adrianna GrossNovember 17, 2010
    A beautiful place and great concert venue!
  • Joe K.
    Joe KoufmanSeptember 10, 2011
    Get in the Priority Line if you have a Priority Ticket.
  • Susan D.
    Susan DavenportJanuary 10, 2012
    Best venue in the city!
  • Marina M.
    Marina MiltonSeptember 25, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Take me to church 🙌🏾🎶
  • 360 Media
    360 MediaJuly 16, 2012
    No service fees on Music Midtown tickets on Fridays between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Beckie N.
    Beckie NicholsSeptember 5, 2011
    Awesome place for a concert
  • Talesha C.
    Talesha CorbittSeptember 14, 2013
    Love the Tabernacle!
  • Rand E.
    Rand EleyMay 25, 2011
    Get in the pit and throw up them bo's!
  • Liana L.
    Liana LangfordApril 1, 2013
    go to the bathroom before coming here!
  • Brandon B.
    Brandon BarrJune 14, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    In the main room, head to the front of the right or left bar, order your first drink, and then turn around and watch your show from right there.
  • Maria O.
    Maria OakleyNovember 20, 2011
    Best venue ever
  • Jayme A.
    Jayme A.May 4, 2012
    Get here early.
  • Kathleen
    KathleenDecember 24, 2011
    Find Christian the bartender, he rocks ur face!
  • Nancy V.
    Nancy VvsDecember 3, 2015
    You can see wherever you sir
  • Jane D.
    Jane DavisMarch 20, 2011
    Venue NOT recommended! Seating is very tight - No air-conditioning
  • ginger
    gingerMay 17, 2010
    Best venue in Atlanta for a. show.
  • -  bigSOFTY -
    - bigSOFTY -April 4, 2013
    Conan. Line
  • atlga r.
    atlga rocksJune 17, 2013
    Mac Miller July 2
  • Steve S.
    Steve SoaresSeptember 11, 2014
    3 doors down
  • Jared M.
    Jared MalanFebruary 22, 2012
    Be a sport, say thanks. www.weand.co
  • James W.
    James WilcoxDecember 12, 2009
    dan cho band was the best band I've ever seen here.
  • mike o.
    mike oliverNovember 27, 2010
    Drink girl won't get u pizza
  • AtlantaGa N.
    AtlantaGa NightlifeJuly 22, 2011
    Hector Comanch VS Zahir Raheem
  • Devin W.
    Devin WeiseApril 21, 2011
    Ke$ha was awesomeeeee
  • Leo S.
    Leo SetiawanJanuary 11, 2012
    nah..!!...
  • Rusty R.
    Rusty RuusSeptember 10, 2011
    IF IT'S TOO LOUD, YOU'RE TOO OLD.
  • Arnetta A.
    Arnetta AaliajAugust 11, 2014
    🎧🎧🎼🎼🎶🎶🎶
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