Econo Lodge Coliseum Area
575 Clanton Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: (704) 523-0633
Fax: (704) 319-2120
The Tremont Music Hall is a hot spot for popular rock and alternative music concerts. The venue can hold up to 1,000 people but maintains a very informal atmosphere with no seats more than 50 feet from the band. It books only original groups playing (among others) Modern Rock, Indie Rock, Punk, Metal, or Roots Rock. Also available within the Tremont is The Casbah, an even more intimate setting that features local and regional musicians. They are open every Friday and Saturday and also during the week as bookings are scheduled. Listings are available on the website.
Placed in front of the Park Road Shopping Centre, Amos' Southend attracts the young and single crowd of Charlotte to its wild dancing space and impressive bar. Local bands perform live at this venue almost every night. If you can't withstand all the smoke and noise, move towards the cozy balcony on the second floor, make yourself comfortable on one of the overstuffed sofas and sip on your favorite drink. Service is quick and friendly, but you might have to scream to make yourself heard.
An interesting arty exterior and pretty old-world interior beckons you to Park Terrace 6. Delighting cinema-goers since 1964, and now converted into a multiplex, it is part of the Regal Entertainment cinema chain. Six screens, disabled access and listening devices are some of the services offered here. Check the website for film schedules, ticket information and more.
The Big Chill invites party lovers of Charlotte to unlimited music and fun. Barge in with your friends and let yourself loose in the bar's chilled out atmosphere. Catch up with old friends over a few drinks or shake a leg with your hot date. The bar's local band plays retro music every Friday and Saturday night. So reserve some space if you want to treat some special buddies.
Under the Big White Top at Charlotte is an interesting venue for holding events. The venue translates to a Cavalia affair that is the most sought out horse event. The outdoor and entertaining performances treats locals and tourists to a memorable experience. In very rare cases, do people get to encounter an equestrian art on stage. So, get to the venue and treat your sense to unique and interesting acts.
Though they are officially known as the "Carolina" Panthers, they play in uptown Charlotte, and it is the citizens of Charlotte in the stands cheering for them. Since their inception in 1995, the Panthers have clinched their division championship three times. They even made it to Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2003, where the New England Patriots defeated them by a slim three-point margin thanks to Adam Vinatieri's infamous, last-second, 41-yard field goal. See the Panthers go for the glory at their home, Bank of America Stadium. See website for ticketing information.
Bank of America Stadium, known by fans as "the Bank," is the cherished home of the NFL Carolina Panthers. Located in uptown Charlotte, the stadium has been good to the team. The Panthers enjoy a serious home field advantage, having never lost a playoff game on these hallowed grounds. Catch a game and then stroll over to one of many neighborhood bars and restaurants (such as A.M.'s or Therapy) for a bite. Single-game tickets range from $50-$80, but they sell out quickly. See website for stadium rules and regulations, as well as ticketing information.
Bowling at George Pappas is always a fun thing to do in South Charlotte. Opened by PGA professional, George Pappas in 1958, the place offers bowling facilities, video games, a shop and a restaurant. Socials, birthday parties, league games, and more happen here. In fact, the league games are a huge affair here. On the food front, find barbecues, burgers, onion rings, wine and beers. Visitors can also opt for "Lunch and Bowl" on weekdays.
Located uptown, this is a contemporary theater that stages a variety of plays for the audiences of the city—dramas handling social issues, hoarse comedies, and soul-stirring musicals. The 199-seat venue maintains its standards by hiring professional actors from the Actor's Equity Association and employing top-notch production values. Log on to the website for tickets and this season's new productions.
Charlotte Convention Center is an ultra modern venue that serves as an ultimate choice for meetings, conferences and trade shows. The factual details of the center include a 35,000 square-foot ballroom with a banquet seating capacity of 1,800, along with in house catering and an extra pre-function area giving ample space to ballroom. The Charlotte Convention Center houses 46 meeting rooms technically equipped with centralized audio recording, good lighting and podiums. This place is a great attraction for a myriad of visitors who come to the exhibitions held here.
Knight Theater is a beautiful urban theater which is a haven of sorts for those who share a passion for theater. With grand balconies, comfortable seats and surround sound, your experience here will be memorable. Several Broadway shows, musicals are held here and it also hosts many festivals. All in all, this theater gives a peek into the art and cultural scene of the city.
BB&T Ballpark Charlotte is the home ground for the Charlotte knights, a baseball team of the International League. The stadium is equipped with thousands of seating capacity and has natural grass field. The stadium had been in limelight for several legal and owners issues. It is an attraction for lacs of fans who piously follow the game of baseball. Many festivals, concerts and other events are also held in the stadium other than baseball games.