325 West Main Street
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 996-2000
Fax: (803) 996-2001
Columbia Speedway is an erstwhile racetrack located in Cayce. The former NASCAR auto racing venue is now a setting for concerts and outdoor events.
A must-visit space for live music in West Columbia, Conundrum Music Hall is a space that is simply dedicated to music. Located in downtown, this music venue features an intimate concert hall, with a capacity for 99 persons, and which is equipped with excellent sound and light systems. There's also a good selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as snacks, so you need not leave this haven for music. see the website or call to know more.
Nestled in Congaree Vista, Trustus Theatre is an acclaimed theater. It features two intimate performance spaces - Thigpen Mainstage Theatre which can accommodate 134 people and Richard and Debbie Cohn Side Door Theatre which seats 50. They host engaging plays from Broadway and otherwise. Enjoy their acts on swivelling rocking chairs with popcorn and your favored drink.
House of Peace Synagogue is located at Columbia, South Carolina. It is a former synagogue of the Beth Shalom Congregation and the building was used for the Big Apple Club, which was an African-American night club. The building is a two-story, wooden building with a metal gabled roof. It was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on August 28, 1979.
Located on the premises of the University of South Carolina, the Colonial Life Arena is where the university's basketball games are held. It's also South Carolina's largest arena, attracting large-scale productions such as the Ringling Brothers Circus and the Lipizzaner Stallions. Check the website for upcoming events and tickets.
This beautiful structure is a historic residential building located in downtown Columbia. It was built between 1890–1900 and has a mixture of architectural styles. The house belonged to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, who played a crucial role in the Civil Rights Movement. She stayed here from the 1930's untill her death. The house does not have any tours that could let you peep into the activists's life, but it available for visits and group meetings. A reservation has to be done prior to your visit.
This multi-purpose arena seats 12,400 people and is a popular venue for hockey and basketball. It also conducts magic shows, circuses, dance shows and other entertainment. Particularly popular is the Chicago Symphony, and so are all collegiate events of the University of South Carolina. The Coliseum is also home to the USC Gamecocks and the frenzy of fans on game days is worth watching. Check the website for event updates.
Township Auditorium is not only a place for concerts, plays, ballets, and other events, but also for business conventions and wedding receptions, which are hosted in the Green Room. Seating 3200 guests, the venue has played host to Willie Nelson, Steve Harvey and other world-famous performers. Cameras and laser pointers are prohibited inside, and smoking is strictly forbidden. Call for tickets or visit the website for updates.
The Thomas Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home is located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was was of the childhood homes of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States. This house was built in the year 1872 in the cottage style of architecture. The house has got completely in 2013 C.E and it got listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places on February 23, 1972.
Cult Classic Custom Motor Club on Shop Road is a large bike and car custom shop as well as an underground music venue where bikes and music are customized to the tastes of visitors. Open on all days of the week, the club has regular visitors in the form of avid bikers and motorists who want to get a new look for their vehicles. In the evening, this garage turns into a lively concert venue where various hard metal bands show off their skills on stage. Expect stellar performances of local and national bands followed by rocking parties that run late into the night.
One Unit Art Space is a contemporary concert venue that hosts live music shows. This venue is equipped with modern acoustics and lighting system that further enhances the amazing performances. Featuring gigs by renowned artists/bands, its quite a popular venue and every show is well-attended. For gig guide and other details, call ahead.
The Comedy House brings the laughter to Columbia. The variety of entertainers will put back the smile on your face. And if the hilarious guy on the stage looks familiar, it is because you probably have seen him on Comedy Central. The club brings some of the biggest names in comedy, like Chris Rock, Larry the Cable Guy, Steve Harvey, Jeff Foxworthy and many more.