Quality Inn Tanglewood
3816 Franklin Rd., SW
Roanoke, VA 24014
Phone: (540) 989-4000
Fax: (540) 989-0250
This historic theater, which was built in 1932, features latest movies as well as film festivals and short-film competitions. The theater is a classic building maintaining its original splendor and grandeur. With time, the theater has upgraded to newer technologies to ensure a pleasant movie-going experience. Grandin is one of the few places where you can really experience the magic of cinema outdoors, and fittingly so, it is considered as the "Roanoke's only historic non-profit movie palace". Check website for schedule and more.
The Shelf House, located on Patterson Avenue is a cozy, intimate cultural space located in Roanoke. The event venue often hosts interesting events and programs such as concerts, band events and many others. Just a few blocks away from the West End Center for Youth, Shelf House makes for a pleasant experience, thanks to a great facility that it is and the refreshing line up of events it is home to.
Located across the Rorer Avenue, the Coffin House Studios is a popular concert venue. This venue stages performances of local as well as touring bands/artists, thereby offering a perfect mix of regional as well as international talent. The modern sound and lighting equipment ensures that every member of the audience enjoys the shows and does not miss out on the action. Given the renowned performers invited here, every gig is well-attended and loved by one and all.
Built circa 1925, this elegant ballroom has hosted countless events over the number of years. Located in the heart of Roanake, The Patrick Henry Ballroom has been refurbished to host even more occasions for many more decades. Decked up with beautiful crystal chandeliers and elegant wall candle stands, it has a vintage charm to it that is very alluring. A popular wedding site, The Patrick Henry Ballroom is also used for corporate meetings and has top-notch facilities that will make any function successful.
Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre is a part of the Roanoke Civic Center, a major cultural complex in the city since its inception in 1971. It seats around 2000 people and can be hired for banquets, events, meetings or rehearsals. The theater also rents out rooms, lighting equipment, and other handy supplies. Many hit concerts and Broadway shows have been staged here to a sell-out crowd. Catering is available, ranging from a small breakfast to an elegant banquet. Past performers include Jerry Seinfeld, David Copperfield, and the Bolshoi Ballet. Broadway shows staged here include Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, and Rent.
If you are a music fan in Roanoke, then a stop at Kirk Avenue Music Hall is definitely worth your while. A premier venue for music of all genres, this concert hall presents local as well as national touring bands and musicians in a state-of-the-art space. So whatever be your favorite genre of music, Kirk Avenue Music Hall will definitely be an entertaining stop. See the website to know more.
Berglund Center ( former Roanoke Civic Center) is conveniently located a stone's throw away from downtown Roanoke, and caters to a wide variety of sport-, business- and culture-oriented social gatherings. It consists of a theater, an enormous coliseum, a hall, a kitchen, and plenty of dressing-rooms, as a number of Broadway shows are also performed here.
The Salem Civic Center, in accordance with its name, is the culture house of Salem. Open to public since 1967, this community center is a part of the James E. Taliaferro Sports and Entertainment Complex. An array of cultural events and local happenings take place at this grand venue. Athletic facilities for sporting events have also been provided here. Shared by the locals of Roanoke as well as Salem, this common entertainment hub is a perfect place to explore various facades of community and culture. Visit the website for further information.
Located inside the Holiday Inn Valley View, this comedy club boasts a mostly R-rated lineup. Visitors must be 21 years or older, as it serves drinks with its shows. Feel free to make reservations for your table so you are sure there is enough room for your whole group.
Will Elegy's House is a concert venue frequented by Roanoke's metal fans. Although many local bands like Meatdown frequently perform here, you can also catch bands like Psycho Enhancer and Everything Went Black live in concert. You can always depend on Will Elegy's House to line up some high energy performances.
The Lyric Theatre features documentaries and alternative cinema at reduced ticket prices. It also showcases dramas, family shows, comedy nights, concerts and other cultural events.