3110 Roswell Road NW,
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Originally opened as the Buckhead Theatre on June 2, 1930, it was later operated by Affiliated Theaters, a subsidiary of McLendon Theatres. On June 29, 1962 it was renamed Capri Theatre after being taken over by Weis Theatres. The first time I visited this theatre was in the mid-1970’s. In 1977 the Capri Theatre closed and it reverted back to its original name and became Atlanta’s first Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse on July 18, 1980. The theatre is strictly live performance now and host quite a few top name acts. There might be a dark cloud on the horizon for the Roxy Theatre in that it might be demolished once the lease expires with the current tenant.
The Roxy Theatre was closed in 2009. By spring 2013 it had re-opened as the Buckhead Theatre presenting concerts and special events.
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