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The NorVa

317 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-2407
+1 757-627-4547
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Had a Great time !!

My second concert at the Norva. I could easily describe it as more like a large bar. very few seats... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Manteo, North Carolina
The Norva is the worst venue I've been to

I actually had high expectations for this theater when I first went, as I heard it was the sister... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Harrison W
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317 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-2407
+1 757-627-4547
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

My second concert at the Norva. I could easily describe it as more like a large bar. very few seats and only on second floor, downstairs was PACKED with people, Cole Swindell was sold out so capacity crowd made it difficult to even move on...More

Reviewed 11 August 2016

I actually had high expectations for this theater when I first went, as I heard it was the sister theater to The National. The time between the opening band and the main event was something like an hour and a half (for Modest Mouse), while...More

Thank Harrison W
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I've been to probably 100 shows at NorVa and it's always a great place to check out live music. If the fact it was voted as the #1 small venue for a show by Rolling Stone Magazine doesn't make you a believer then my review...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Saw BadFish there last week, awesome show. I like the venue but there are some power trip security people roaming through the crowds. Some walk up behind you and grab your waist (both hands) for you to get out of their way. Lots of groping,...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great, local venue for live music. Have seen some great up and coming bands here. It is all standing room only with two levels so there's no bad viewing areas.

Thank BabsMiller
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Up close and personal with your favorite act. Great V I P section. Great V I P lounge. Downtown Norfolk near the night life near great restaurants.

Thank jalexnva
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This was our first time coming here and I must say the venue was amazing I have been to other venues and figured I'd get hot because all those people in such a small section creates body heat but I wasn't hot at all the...More

Thank twaugh1983
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I love going to concerts at the Norva...It's a smaller venue with a much more intimate feeling. I have seen Edwin Mc Cain, Eric Johnson, Ratatat and a few others here and I much prefer this setting over huge amphitheaters. Accessible from the Tide light...More

Thank TidewaterNavyRetiree
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I recommend getting there early enough to get a table on the second floor to enjoy the show. This is a great venue to see an act with an "up-close and personal" vibe. I prefer this venue over a stadium show anytime. Very close to...More

Thank FieryLilRedhead
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Great little club. Took my daughter to see Elle King there. Sound quality was great. Had an awesome feel. Only a quick Uner ride from the hotel,we stayed at,in,Mikitary circle. The staff was helpful and friendly and so were the patrons. Had an amazing time.

Thank DCSnowpatrol
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