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Varsity Theater


The Varsity Theater is a concert and event venue located at 1308 4th Street SE in the University of Minnesota village known as Dinkytown. The Varsity Theater originally was opened in 1915 as a Vaudeville Theater. In 1928, the theater was redesigned into a movie theater. From 1928 to around 1980, the Varsity Theater was the place for University of Minnesota students to see films. But the introduction of multiplexes across the Twin Cities led to further changes to the Varsity Theater.   Varsity Theater Tickets sell fast!


In the 1990s, the Varsity Theater was turned into the Varsity nightclub, but proved unsuccessful. Today, the theater has been turned into mainly a concert venue, and has discovered the concert niche is fitting for the Varsity Theater.


Everyone from Black Rebel Motorcycle club to incendiary rapper Ghostface Killah has been on the Varsity Theater schedule. The venue offers unbeatable sightlines to the stage if one can get there early and grab seating at a couch or table on the elevated left or right wings of the floor. Otherwise the floor itself is narrow but deep, leading to a bar in the back of the room. Basically, wherever you stand in the Varsity Theater, you are directly in front of the stage and not way off to the right or left.


Check the Varsity schedule of events at the Varsity Theater and make sure to get Varsity Theater tickets immediately. There was a recent news story in City Pages reporting that the fire department has cracked down on the Varsity Theater and its "legal" capacity, meaning Varsty Theater tickets to the Varsity will be scarcer than ever! If you want to ensure the best seating in the house however, show up a few minutes before doors open and you won't be sorry.


Varsity Theater is located in the Univesity of Minnesota's Dinkytown neighborhood and host many local and national musical acts. A Varsity Theater concert is a great night out!  Purchase your Varsity Theater Tickets today!  Varsity Theater Tickets sell quickly!


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