Upstate - Arts and Entertainment - Theater, Music, and Dance

Theater, Music, and Dance

The Upstate supports more than 160 art-related organizations, and the Peace Center for the Performing Arts is the epicenter. The Peace Center is a multifaceted cultural and special-event complex located on a historic six-acre site along the Reedy River in downtown Greenville . The complex features a unique blend of renovated historic buildings, contemporary theatre space, and an outdoor amphitheatre within a park setting. Performances ranging from ballet to symphonic concerts and repertory theater are also performed at facilities such as the Spartanburg Little Theater, the Dance Center , Theater on the Green, Anderson Community Theater, Electric City Playhouse, and the Center Stage of Greenville. In addition, local college and independent stage troupes perform throughout the year.

The Upstate is also home to the Bi-Lo Center , the area’s premier sports and entertainment complex. The Center offers diverse music concerts, such as pop, rap, and classical; ice shows; basketball games; and hockey. In addition, the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center is a 45,000-square foot facility that provides both a conference center and an entertainment arena.