Located within the historic downtown district of Columbia, South Carolina, Main Stage is the ultimate location for hosting live music, comedy, and other entertainment offerings.

Main Stage features an architecturally interesting mezzanine level that completely encircles the main level. This unique venue offers a sophisticated atmosphere, adding historic charm to any event with warm, professional service. It includes a new chef-inspired menu along with a wall of 75 self-pour taps.

From intimate gatherings to grand events, Main Stage is the perfect venue for you! Plan your next event at Main Stage in Columbia, SC!

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9:00 AM – 2:00 PM  

Join us for a great brunch buffet every weekend at Main Course! All-you-can-eat buffet with featuring breakfast classics! $15.00 per person. We also offer $5 Mimosas, $8 Titos Bloody Mary’s and $15 Mimosa pitchers.

First Thursday Dueling Pianos

04-June-2020 — 7 pm – 10 pm  

Dueling Pianos is back at 1626 on Main for First Thursday! The Rock and Roll Piano Show is a mobile, high-energy, singalong show, with lots of audience interaction. This event is free to the public! Featuring artist Greg Cloninger.

Pups’n Pints with Hazelwood Brewing

11-June-2020 — 6-9 p.m 

Grab your pup and come on down for Pups n’Pints with Hazelwood Brewing on our outdoor patio! Enjoy live music by Shelby Raye, delicious food, and great drinks!


Mike Stone Entertainment Showcase

03-July-2020 — 9 – 11 PM 

Main Course is proud to present Mike Stone Entertainment Showcase. Mike Stone, which was a season 6 finalist on America’s Got Talent has handpicked each artist and arranged each performance. With his master scouting skills, he’s become one of the best in the industry at building talent. This is truly an event you don’t wanna miss. Come and enjoy some great music, and amazing food/drinks at our beautiful venue.
Tickets will go on sale June 3rd

The DUOvers

10-July-2020 — 8 pm – 10 pm  

1626 on Main welcome back The DUOvers
The DUOvers from Lexington, SC bring a fun filled show, covering classics from artists such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Merle Haggard. We will have dinner and drink specials available throughout the night.


17-July-2020 — 8 PM – 11 PM  

We are thrilled to have Tokyo Joe back at 1626 on Main! Join us for a night of rockin music.Dinner and drink specials will be available throughout the night!

Elliott New & The Untouchables

Come Early to enjoy dinner and drinks
25-July-2020 — FREE | SHOW starts 8 PM  

Join us for a night of Blues at the Main Stage with Elliott and the Untouchables! From the first note to the last note, Elliott and the Untouchables deliver deep blues-drenched with raw emotion. From gritty Chicago boogie to swampy Delta blues to Texas shuffles to West Coast jumpin’ blues. The Untouchables serve up thick guitar tones, a smokin’ horn section, and sizzlin’ keys on top of a red-hot rhythm section. Our incredible MENU will be ready for you when you get there to soak up the sound of the blues.

Interstate Exiles

01-August-2020 — 8 pm – 10 pm  

Head to 1626 on Main to listen to a fantastic local band Interstate Exiles! Enjoy a specialty menu while you watch the entertainment.
Born from a mutual respect of each other’s talents, these musicians of the South Carolina music scene, decided to pool their resources and form INTERSTATE EXILES in early 2012


Gas Money

08-August-2020 — Shows begins at 8 pm 

A dedicated group of buds bound by a common thread – and love & passion for the music of their youth. And all that comes with it – like unadulterated fun and having a hell of a good time. When it’s time to hit the road and Let Go & Let Rock, all you need is a little Gas Money.

The Gaspumpers

22-August-2020 — 8 pm – 11 pm  

Come join us for a night out! August 22nd as we welcome The Gaspumpers back to 1626 on Main! The Gaspumpers created a new band that plays familiar and fun music for audiences of all ages.he We will have a specialty menu and cocktails to choose from while you enjoy the show!
$5 cover at the door


LaSell Williams

19-September-2020 — SHOW BEGINS AT 8 PM  

LaSell ‘s smooth and robust tenor has mesmerized thousands in venues throughout the country while opening for R&B legends like The Temptations, and more. LaSell featured at the Apollo Theater in New York City” was 2014 Best Tradition/Contemporary Male Vocalist by the Carolina Musicians Association. Don’t miss out on this unique experience.
Tickets will be sold a month in advance!


We are Open! 
 Dine-In, Outdoor seating and Take- Out Options Available!!
 Hours: Monday- Friday 11-10PM & Saturday and Sunday 8am- 10pm
Come on in or Call us today!

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