Sleep Inn & Suites
921 Edgefield Rd.
North Augusta, SC 29841
Phone: (803) 202-0209
Fax: (803) 202-0147
With a capacity to host 90 spectators at a time, Downstairs Live may appear dwarfed by other larger music venues in the city. However, the intimacy this basement venue provides for the artist-audience interaction matches no other venues in the city. The walls are neatly laden with photographs and posters of various artists and bands, and the dimly lit ambiance sets the tone for some power packed performances. Alternative rock/ pop artists and bands like Serena Ryder, The Well Reds, The Gabe Dixon Band and hundreds of others have charmed the small crowd that has gathered here every time. The events held here are quite popular among the masses, so make sure you call well in advance and book your tickets.
Named after Augusta's famous "daughter," Jessye Norman, an acclaimed opera singer, this coliseum beside the Savannah River is one of the most popular entertainment spots in the city. Nestled along the Riverwalk Augusta, Jessye Norman Amphitheater is a scenic venue for concerts, theater, outdoor festivals, and more.
As the premier events center, this spacious venue has been open since 1992 and directly contributed to the revitalization to the downtown Augusta neighborhood. With a newly built exhibit hall, large scale events have found the perfect hosting facility for any type of function at the Augusta Convention Center Olmstead Exhibit Hall. Audio and visual equipment, onsite catering services, table and chair rentals, and planning services makes event planning here a cinch!
Azalea House is a Hospitality House that caters to golf aficionados, especially for fans who are looking for entertainment during the Masters Championship. The venue includes an open bar and outdoor patio. Contact Azalea House to reserve the space.
Constructed in 1995, Lake Olmstead Stadium is the home of the Augusta GreenJackets, minor league affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. The stadium, which cost roughly $4.64 million dollars to construct, seats up to 4,822 people during ballgames. Lake Olmstead Stadium is also available for private events, and offers renters such functions as fully catered picnics and softball tournaments. Also of note, Bob Dylan performed at the stadium on August 17, 2006.
This little gem is tucked right along the river in Downtown Augusta, and features beautiful views and a tranquil environment without having to leave the city. With a little over an acre of available open space, the Augusta Commons is perfect for hosting outdoor and indoor events of all types. Restrooms, wifi, chairs, tables, and kitchen access are available for rentals.
This concert venue is where up and coming local acts as well as nationally renowned bands come to rock the night away. The denizens of Augusta know that Sky City is the place to be for live music. Popular DJ's also make there way here for some unbelievable sets. Check the website for further information on upcoming events.
This performing arts theater has been a permanent fixture in Augusta since 1918. Built by Jake Wells, the Imperial Theatre was designed in the vaudeville style with ticketing prices as low as USD .20 cents on opening night! Today the theater serves as a home for Broadway shows, musicals and local events. Be sure to visit the website to find out more information.
This acclaimed theater is known for its exciting off-Broadway shows. As a non-profit organization, this theater company puts on various thought provoking shows each and every year. Visit their website to know more about upcoming events.
The Sacred Heart Cultural Center was originally built by Jesuit priests in 1897. Still in use today, the Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and holds a variety of events from business meetings, to art shows, to concerts. Stop by to admire the beautiful architecture and stained glass windows, or check their event calendar online and purchase tickets to an upcoming event.
This community center was the largest ever of its kind bequest to a charity organization. Run by the Salvation Army, the Kroc Center Augusta is all about providing services and bringing the community together. The Kroc Center features a state-of-the-art gym, event facilities, classrooms, an indoor pool and playground, and even a cafe.
Celebrate Earth Day during this event that includes a 5K run, exhibits and workshops, an open house, tours, concessions, and hikes through the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.