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Upcoming Happenings

Whether you are into food and drinks, sports, live music or friendly entertainment, Main Course offers something for everyone! Add these upcoming events to your calendar so you don’t miss out! 

DOORS OPEN AT 6PM FOR ALL HAPPENINGS WITH FULL MENU & BAR SERVICE.  
You are encouraged to come and dine with us before enjoying a great evening.

We Are Celebrating Galentines ALL WEEK

FEBRUARY 9TH - 16TH | CHECK OUR EVENTS PAGE DAILY FOR THE LATEST
 

WEEKEND Brunch Buffet- NO BUFFET UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEEKEND BRUNCH
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.

Rush Morgan

FREE LIVE MUSIC
04-January-2020 -- SHOW STARTS AT 8 PM  

Come early for best seats and enjoy the exquisite flavors of Chef Mike Ellis inspired menu while listening to the smooth sounds of Rush Morgan at the Main Stage.   Rush is a South Carolina based singer-songwriter and band-leader. He is a kaleidoscope of Americana/Folk Rock being held by old soul and classic rockers. Getting his start playing coffee shops, he’s graduated to being an Upstate renowned talent and a nationally acclaimed touring artist.

COLAJAZZ | SWING! SWING! SWING!

COLAJAZZ LISTENING ROOM | $10.00 cover at the DOOR
31-January-2020 -- 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM 

The “ColaJazz Little Big Band: The Band That Could!” is a 9-piece ensemble presenting a wide variety of large ensemble music from Big Band repertoire to the classic small group sound. On Jan 31st, expect some of the best from the classic Swing Era presented by our area’s most exciting jazz artists. The ColaJazz Listening Room Dinner & Jazz Series at Main Stage is a jazz lovers sanctuary where you can eat dinner, enjoy cocktails and listen to world-class jazz.

PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY FOR DINNER & DRINKS BEFORE SHOW BEGINS AT 7:30 PM

WHERE IS THE BEST SUPER BOWL HAPPENING?

WATCH, PLAY AND ENJOY ALL YOU CAN EAT CHICKEN WINGS AND ONE DOMESTIC BEER BUCKET FOR $ 20
02-February-2020 -- ALL BEGINS @ 3 PM 

The Best SUPER BOWL WATCH PARTY IN COLUMBIA, SC will take place on the 1600 Block Of Main Street. Join us at The Grand, Main Course, or Goodlife Cafe to watch the super bowl on our big screens!. One ticket allows you to flow back and forth between the three. Play games at Main Course or bowl at The Grand while watching the game! (more…)

FIRST THURSDAY | THE ROCK N’ ROLL PIANO SHOW

COME EARLY FOR DINNER , DRINKS AND FUN | Dueling Pianos
06-February-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

Terence Young Finesse Band

TERENCE YOUNG and THE FINESSE BAND

$35 DINNER & SHOW 6 PM - 800 PM
07-February-2020 -- SHOW STARTS AT 8 PM  

 Our Main Stage welcomes Terence-Young & THE FINESSE BAND The Finesse Band has established itself as one of the top dance/party bands in the southeast. The group was founded 15 years ago by nationally acclaimed Jazz guitarist Terence J. Young.   COMBINATION DINNER AND SHOW FOR $ 35.00 6 PM – 8 PM!  SHOW ONLY $20(regular menu prices).  THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT!

Main Course Welcomes Gas Money

FREE LIVE MUSIC | GAS MONEY
08-February-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.  Come EARLY FOR DINNER AND DRINKS!  NIGHTLY DINNER SPECIALS $20.00 BEFORE 7:30 PM

PARKS AND REC TRIVIA

TRIVIA! TRIVIA! TRIVIA ! THIS SHOULD BE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY...
11-February-2020 -- 7:00 pm  

Come make Leslie Knope proud and enjoy our Parks & Rec Trivia!  We will have a special menu and specialty cocktails. You never know, Lil Sebastian might even make an appearance, anything could happen!

Valentine's Dinner

❤ VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER & COLAJAZZ 🎷

SOLD OUT
14-February-2020 -- SEATING BEGINS AT 5:30 PM AND SHOW BEGINS AT 6:00 PM  

Main Course is ready to offer you one of the best Valentine’s Evenings in Columbia, SC. Enjoy a romantic dinner with your favorite Valentine, and enjoy the sweet sounds as COLAJZAZZ plays your favorites.

Chef Mike Ellis is preparing a delectable menu to please everyone. *$50.00 per person 

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LaSell Williams

DINNER & SHOW $25 ( valid 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM )
15-February-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.

Elliott New & The Untouchables

Come Early to enjoy dinner and drinks
22-February-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.

FIRST THURSDAY | THE ROCK N’ ROLL PIANO SHOW

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!

Columbia City Ballet on Main Stage

COLUMBIA CITY BALLET MAIN STAGE SERIES

$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
13-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. 

The DUOvers


03-April-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.

Derek Andrew


04-April-2020 -- 8 pm - 11 pm  

Come out to 1626 to see this amazing Country singer/songwriter, Derek Andrew, from Nashville, Tennessee. His single, “All This Time”, has garnered radio play on multiple stations across the US. It’s reached #1 on the “Independent Music Charts” and rose to the #2 spot on 94.9.
Food and drink specials will be offered for purchase, while you enjoy the music!

 

TOKYO JOE


11-April-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!

Easter Brunch


12-April-2020 -- 9 a.m- 2 p.m  

Join us for a special Easter Brunch after your sunrise service or before your Easter egg hunt! We will have live gospel music by Blue Faith and all you can eat brunch for $15.We also offer $5 Mimosas, $8 Titos Bloody Mary’s and $15 Mimosa pitchers. Bring the whole family!

Friends Trivia


14-April-2020 -- 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm  

Brush up on your Friends episodes and join us for Friends trivia! We will have specialty eats and cocktails available to choose from while you play. First, second and third prize winners win $50 ,$30, $20 gift cards.

Dueling Pianos


15-April-2020 -- 7:30 PM 

Come on down to The Main Course for Dueling Pianos and an incredible dinner MENU. 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. We will see you there!

Karaoke Night


22-April-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.

Music of Joe Henderson


24-April-2020 -- 6 pm - 10 pm  

Drummer, vocalist, organist, arranger and all around amazing cat, Edwin Eddybeat Hamilton brings is all-star quartet to the ColaJazz Listening Room series at The Main Course (1626 Main Street). In this centennial year of Charlie Parker, it is rather apropos to feature the music of another legendary and influential saxophonist in jazz history. Joe Henderson was an extremely melodic and yet adventurous player who composed some of jazz’s great standards.

Featured on this show is our own legendary and influential local star Bryson Borgstedt!

Enjoy dinner, cocktails, table service, balcony seating and a brilliant acoustic listening room on Friday, April 24th!

GET YOUR TICKETS CLICK HERE

CSRDC “Works in Progress”


30-April-2020 -- 6-9 p.m 

Join the Columbia Summer Repertory Dance Company and The Main Course for for dinner and dancing.This “works in progress series” is unlike no other.
Tickets are $25 per person with a $10 food and drink minimum. All guests should order by 7:30 in an effort to offer an outstanding performance environment.
**Tickets can be purchased online or at the door*

TICKETS CLICK HERE

Nick Movie Night


06-May-2020 -- 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm  

Bring your friends or a date and join us for a movie night for only $5 at The Main Course!! You can also enjoy dinner and drinks from our specialty menu while you enjoy the movie.

May 6th- The Wizard of Oz
June 3rd- E.T

SHAG Night

NOW OFFERING FREE SHAG LESSONS 6 PM - 7 PM EVERY WEEK
14-May-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!

High Maintenance

High Maintenance

Let's celebrate St. Patty with High Maintenance!
16-May-2020 -- 8-11 PM 

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 to see High Maintenance! We will have the taps flowing at the food ready for you to order. MENU

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