Main Stage


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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WEEKEND Brunch Buffet

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.

SHAG Night

28-February-2020 — 6 – 11 PM 

HAVE YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO LEARN TO SHAG?  We now offer FREE SHAG LESSONS each week from 6 pm – 7 pm.  ENJOY $15.00 DOMESTIC BEER BUCKETS ALL NIGHT Plus, Fried green beans, fried pickles, and cheese curds $5 all night and $15 domestic beer buckets all night  AND plan to stay TO SHAG WITH Benny Butch Davidson starting at 7 pm.  Full MENU and BAR SERVICE are available all night!

Leap Day Celebration

Leap Day
29-February-2020 — All Day 

Who’s ready for ‘Leap Day’?! We are doing something a little different to celebrate the Leap year! We will be having our golf bays changed to the classic Frogger game so you can enjoy a little nostalgia! There will be games, a frog leg special, and a green drink special! Come celebrate this extra day with us!


COME EARLY FOR DINNER, DRINKS AND FUN | Dueling Pianos 06-February-2020 — 8 – 11 PM 
05-March-2020 — 8-11 PM 

FIRST THURSDAY on the 1600 block of Main! Come ready to make your favorite rock & roll requests! Dueling pianos is sure to play some of your favorite tunes! The Rock And Roll Piano Show is a high-energy, singalong show, with lots of audience interaction and will be performing for First Thursday! FREE

Whiskey Mikes

Eating & Drinking + The Band Whiskey Mikes
06-March-2020 — 8-11 PM 

Join us for an incredible night with Whiskey Mikes. The Whiskey Mikes is a southern rock band from college town Columbia, South Carolina. Their style relies on strong songwriting and harmonies that you can only get from 10+ years of playing together on porches and stages across the Carolinas. We have a full dinner MENU for you and some great drinks. This event is FREE!

Blues Deluxe Band

Its Blues Night @ The Main Course
07-March-2020 — 8-11 PM 

Join us for a night of blues with The Blues Deluxe Band. Blues Deluxe is a four-piece Chicago style blues band based in Columbia SC. They play driving original songs and a variety of unique takes on classics. Don’t forget to bring your appetite; we have a full MENU of delicious food and drinks. This event is FREE!

Pixar Trivia Night

Catch up on all your Pixar favorites and get ready!
10-March-2020 — 7:00 PM 

Come on down to the Main Course for Pixar Trivia Night! There will be First, Second & Third Place prizes for those people who are serious about their Pixar movies. Get that subscription to Disney Plus or dust off those DVD’s and catch up on your, UP, Brave & Toy Story favorites. Remember to come hungry because we have a MENU Ratatouille would be excited about. FREE

Columbia City Ballet on Main Stage


$25 | Columbia Ballet | DINNER 13-March-2020 — *SHOW BEGINS AT 7 PM 
13-March-2020 — 7:00 PM 

Please join us for our informal MAIN STAGE THREE series. March 13th is our next intimate performance with SHOWCASING THE COLUMBIA CITY BALLET. TICKETS are $25, plus a $10 food or drink minimum.  Arrive early!  *We kindly request that guests order by 7:30 to offer an outstanding performance experience.

Admiral Radio + Pups n Pints

Join us on the Main Course Patio with Sycamore Brewing out of Charlotte @ 6p.m
15-March-2020 — 6 PM 

Grab your pup and come on down to The Main Course for Pups N Pints! Music provided by Admiral Radio. As a band, this duo has created a timeless style and classic sound that speaks for itself. We will also have a great beer selection from Sycamore Brewing. 

It’s Tournament Time

Watch the games with us at Main Course!
17-March-2020 — 12 PM 

It is tournament time, and we are your Basketball HQ! Beginning March 17th come down to watch some NCAA Basketball. We will have food and drink specials all tournament long with the games on the big screen!

Fill out a bracket beginning Selection Sunday until tip off of the first game Wednesday to win BIG! Details soon to follow.

Mike Stone Entertainment Showcase

20-March-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.
range from $20-$100 dollars and can be purchased at the following link.

Special St. Patrick’s Day Brunch

Celebrate St. Patty with a great brunch!
21-March-2020 — 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM  

Come and enjoy an incredible St. Patricks Day themed Brunch at The Main Course! We will have a fantastic All-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast classics! $15.00 per person. We also offer $5 Mimosas, $8 Titos Bloody Mary’s and $15 Mimosa pitchers.

High Maintenance

High Maintenance

Let’s celebrate St. Patty with High Maintenance!
21-March-2020 — 8-11 PM 

Come celebrate St Patricks Day at the Main Course with High Maintenance! High Maintenance will provide a mixture of rock, country, beach, contemporary, and dance music. If you’re looking for a night of fun and great music, with songs you know the words to, come out and spend St. Patty’s Day with High Maintenance! We will have the taps flowing at the food ready for you to order. MENU

waffle from michaels cafe and catering

Special St. Patrick’s Day Brunch

Celebrate St. Patty with a great brunch!
22-March-2020 — 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM  

Come and enjoy an incredible St. Patricks Day themed Brunch at The Main Course! We will have a fantastic All-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast classics! $15.00 per person. We also offer $5 Mimosas, $8 Titos Bloody Mary’s and $15 Mimosa pitchers.

Country Music Legends | On Stage Productions

We have a show for you!
22-March-2020 — 7 pm – 9 pm  

Main Course + On Stage Productions presents Country Legends Tribute Tour. Let’s a trip down memory lane as we celebrate award winning country Artists of yester- year Patriotic Country. Get your tickets today!

Please take a look at our fabulous MENU.


Karaoke Night

26-March-2020 — 6:00 PM 

It’s your time to shine on stage! Bring your best pals and sing the night away at The Main Course. We will have Karaoke on the last Wednesday of each month, hosted by Anabella Music Entertainment LLC. Enjoy a full food menu and drinks while you enjoy the entertainment.

Jazz Boomtown Trio

We’ve got a great night of Jazz for you!
27-March-2020 — 7:00 PM 

Come on out for an evening of Jazz with Jazz Boomtown Trio. United by rich vocal harmonies, adroit champion fiddling, and renowned upright bass playing, Boomtown Trio’s tunes are adeptly crafted and expertly delivered, in a rare and wonderful combination of chamber music and folk music. You can get tickets here or at the door! Also, don’t forget about our MENU, which aims to please!


Come checkout Bombshell!
28-March-2020 — 8 – 11 PM 

Bombshell is a fun-loving cover band based out of Columbia; SC plays the music of the ’60s through today with an emphasis on the best musical era – the ’80s. With all of your favorite tunes in the rock, pop, blues, soul, and dance genres, we will have you and your guests on your feet all night long. We play all of the songs you love and remember! Check out our MENU, and don’t forget to try your favorite drinks!

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