Cameo Theatre

703 State Street,
Bristol, VA 24201

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Cameo Theatre

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Nice deco gem on the street that borders TN and VA. The theatre is currently home to WHCB radio. Their website contains some photos of the Cameo.

Contributed by JackCoursey

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DonLewis on June 28, 2008 at 5:00 pm

A 1996 view of the Cameo Theater building in Bristol and a larger view here.

JackCoursey on October 18, 2008 at 6:25 pm

Here are August 2008 photos of the former Cameo Theatre. Note that the property is for sale. 1, 2, 3

DonLewis on October 18, 2008 at 7:04 pm

Sad…it does not look good for the Cameo.


JackCoursey on October 19, 2008 at 4:43 am

Although I did not get to see the interior, I was informed by some of the local merchants that it is relatively good condition.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 11, 2009 at 9:21 am

No longer available on LoopNet but a local real estate is still listing the Cameo for sale. Website

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 18, 2009 at 5:47 pm

This was the Cameo in 1983.

Mikeoaklandpark on July 5, 2009 at 3:11 pm

Does anyone know what year this theater closed? I go to Bristol all the time to antique and was curious. There is a picture from 1983 that looks like the theater was closed than. As of yesterday 7/4/09 it is still for sale. At least the Paramount down the street is open.

LostTheaters on December 3, 2012 at 8:16 am

I was fortunate enough to be able to see the inside of the Cameo this weekend. It was a day of mixed feelings. Happy to see a bit of theater history, sad to see what time has done. It has been closed a very long time. But the building and theater still stand.

wolfie60 on September 6, 2013 at 11:48 am

I have mixed the sound at the Cameo Theater for the last 12 during Bristol Rhythm and Roots festival. There is no better place the acoustics are great its ashame someone don`t take it over if I had the money I would.

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