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Koger Center for the Arts

1051 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29201-3949
+1 803-777-7500
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Columbia's best venue for concerts, dance, and theater.

Located within the USC university area. Good seats and reserved seating, no sightline... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
South Carolina Philharrmonic

Beethoven and Blue Jeans. Super music. Lots of fun. Every seat is a good one. Courteous and... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
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1051 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29201-3949
+1 803-777-7500
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Located within the USC university area. Good seats and reserved seating, no sightline obstructions. Pretty good acoustics. Balcony seatting can be very good in the first few rows. See website for schedule of shows and events. Parking is a real problem if competing events are...More

Thank MRRomanSC
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Beethoven and Blue Jeans. Super music. Lots of fun. Every seat is a good one. Courteous and appreciative audience.

Thank Will2sail
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you haven't scheduled the Nutcracker ballet as part of your holiday event, you're definitely missing out. My daughter and I thoroughly enjoy seeing the ballet every year.

Thank kreedy6
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I attended the virtuoso violin solo of Sayaka Shoji with the orchestra under the batan of Morihiko Nakahara at the Koger Center. The acoustics were fabulous but nothing matched the two solos by violinist Shoji. She made the violin do things that no violin should...More

Thank Jed S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Kroger Center has wonderful touring Broadway shows! It's a beautiful facility. ...always enjoy going there.

Thank gayelynn2016
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Beautiful building, free parking, every seat a good one. Varied venues, but for a city like Columbia, a sure bet if the venue interests you.

Thank ceramicartist2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Miserable at a concert by sitting in the middle of their loooooooong rows - - no breaks in middle of rows. People crawled over me all evening going to concessions, restroom, etc. The acoustics are great and all of that . . . I just...More

1  Thank trjeff1
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It is a very cute venue. It's close to the Courtyard Marriott, only a five minute walk. My only complaint is they didn't tell you you couldn't bring drinks into the show until you were about to go into seating. We had to toss out...More

1  Thank Leah O
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We recently visited the Koger Center to see the Philaharmonic Symphony Orchestra. While the Symphony was a very enjoyable show, it was very distracting to constantly hear squeaky seats! The management really should be more attentive and have maintenance oil the seats. Other than that,...More

Thank Ohana0505
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was our third visit to the Kroger Center and have thoroughly enjoyed every performance. Riverdance and Saturday Night Fever were especially wonderful

Thank Thomas C
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Rose F
3 November 2017|
Response from gayelynn2016 | Reviewed this property |
If I were you, I would check online or call them directly. I like to sit close myself.....there is no center aisle so it is solid seating across the entire auditorium.....with aisles only on the sides. I think it is an... More
Sonya S
15 April 2017|
Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so as they sell beverages.
Jasmine J
17 January 2017|
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Response from Mike1727 | Reviewed this property |
The first couple of rows are okay for seeing the stage. After that, you can see it, but maybe not as well as closer rows.