8008 W. Broad St. , Richmond, VA, US, 23294
- Phone: (804) 346-0000
- Fax: (804) 346-4547
A music lover's passion for music would be incomplete without watching a show at the National. True to its name, this classic place is nationally renowned for the finest concerts held here. Wooden floors, brick walls, 1500-cushioned seats and seven full bars is what makes the patrons return for more. The stylish backdrops and the grand stage provides an unobstructed view of your favorite artists playing live. Add to it the ultra-modern V-DOSC sound system and you have a power-packed experience!
Carpenter Theatre which is a part of Centre Stage Richmond, is one of the most elite venues around town to catch a good show. The interiors are complete with exceptional sound and lighting systems, a decent backstage lay-out, comfortable seating and a capacity of 1760 guests. From some of the most noteworthy performing arts shows to opera, musicals, theater productions and a lot more of cultural events, this venue plays host to some of the most awaited shows of the season.
The Richmond Coliseum has outstanding facilities that can accommodate a wide variety of events, ranging from ice hockey to conferences to concerts. They have an estimated seating capacity of 11,008 for ice hockey, 11,666 for basketball, and 11,330 permanent seats. There is 50,000 total sq. feet of exhibition space available. Events in the past have included Disney on Ice and Incubus Concerts.
Kanawha Plaza located in the downtown business district of Richmond is an excellent venue for concerts and theatre performances alike. The plaza has a large cascading water fountain, a concert stage and an outdoor grass arena for summer concerts. A park in the venue is the perfect relaxation spot for stressed out downtown workers. 'Fridays at Sunset' is the longest running play at this venue and the gates open at 6p. It is a convenient location for office goers to unwind and catch a concert after a grueling day at work.
When you visit the bustling city of Richmond, don't forget to stop by the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Not only are several events held here, but you'll also get the low down on what's happening in the city. Whether you're looking for a particular restaurant, the most lively bar, the best shopping mall or the largest performing arts venue, this is your one-stop guide to everything you want to know about Greater Richmond. This state-of-the-art venue is also ideal for trade shows, conferences, workshops, meetings and other special events. The meeting rooms, the grand ballroom and the Exhibit Hall Pavilion are some of the prominent venues within this facility that are abuzz with activity the year round.
Nestled in downtown Richmond, Studio Theatre is the ideal destination for people who favor arts. With well-written plays, creative directors and brilliant artists, this theater brings out the best of the best in performing arts. Relaxed ambiance and state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems present to you a unique play-watching experience. Famous companies like the Richmond Ballet light up the place with their scintillating performances. Head here for a thought-provoking and entertaining show.
Richmond CenterStage is quite like its name, the center of stage events. One of the most prominent event venues of Richmond, CenterStage is a collection of some fabulous theaters, halls and performance spaces. The elegant Carpenter Theatre, the classical Gottwald Playhouse and the contemporary Rhythm Hall are housed within Richmond CenterStage. Beautifully furnished and impeccably equipped, each space is a top venue in its own right. The Showcase Gallery is devoted to the display of visual arts and holds multiple art exhibits. Events held at Richmond CenterStage include plays, dance, comedies, music concerts and a plethora of other live gigs. Check in at the Genworth BrightLights Education Center in the third floor of the building, and find out more about digital state-of-art technology. For rental information call center.
The distinguished Kent-Valentine House is a historic home site in the Richmond region of Virginia. The monumental house was built in 1845. It is a massive example of the Colonial Revival style of architecture. It encompasses a 2 acre (0.81 hectares) land area. The house functions as the esteemed headquarters of the Historic Garden Week. It is an elegant avenue for lavish wedding receptions, social gatherings, business meetings as well as rehearsal dinners. The historic house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fast gaining popularity, Kingdom is a premier music venue in Richmond. A recent addition to the city's concert venues, it brings forth an interesting mix of events for its patrons. Check calender for the updates on events and performing artists.
This lively Irish pub is located in downtown Richmond. McCormack's is great for a bite to eat, although the kitchen is open only for dinner and the menu offers typical bar foods. This pub is popular with the locals especially during when they sell hot dogs for USD1 Tuesdays nights, tacos for USD1 on Thursdays, and burgers for only USD1.50 every Wednesday night. Local bands will often play here.
In attendance, Theatre IV is the second largest children's theater in the nation. The glorious Empire Theater, once one of Richmond's glamorous movie houses, stages lively productions given by this local and regional touring company. The company attracts superb talent. VCU Performing Arts School a local college noted for its theater program sends many of its graduates.