Lancaster is blessed with great venues for live music.
Here are the ones that are involved with the 2015 Lancaster Roots and Blues, a Festival of Music. There are 8 venues with 10 stages and the venues are shown here.
223 N. Water St, Lancaster 17603
This has been Lancaster’s premier music showcase nightclub for close to 30 years featuring a wide range of live music from Rock to Blues and much more on its two stages. Chameleon Club hosted a very successful Blues Festival for 20 years.
Main Stage – This features a large dance floor with two balconies for the best views of the bands.
201 North Queen St, Lancaster 17603
Lancaster’s newest (Opened 2013) and largest craft brew venue with 100 beers on tap. This will make a fun late night venue for the Festival. Definitely a place to go for the beer connoisseur.
Lancaster County Convention Center
25 South Queen Street, Lancaster 17603
An extraordinary gem of a facility set in a city rich with authentic tradition and sophistication, the Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Incorporates the iconic 19th-Century Beaux Arts façade of the former Watt & Shand department store, the complex anchors Lancaster’s historic Penn Square, offering visitors an incomparable experience directly amidst the vibrant appeal of Downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Main Stage – This is the largest venue at the Festival and is in Freedom Hall.
24 East King St, Lancaster 17602
This multi-floor venue defies conventional description. It is a furniture store, a clothing store, a restaurant, a bar, a recording studio and so much more. But most importantly for us, they have two stages.
Main Stage – The large stage at Tellus 360 with great sound and sight lines.
Front Stagey – This is a true Irish bar with a balcony for a great view of the band. The bar itself is 150 years old and shipped from Ireland. The back bar features magnificent doors from a 400 year-old theater in Ireland.
The Trust Performing Arts Center
37 N Market St, Lancaster, PA
The Trust Performing Arts Center is Lancaster newest performance space. This gorgeous building was built as a bank in 1912 and is considered a Beaux-Arts masterpiece.
This is a truly classy venue.
The Ware Center
42 North Prince St, Lancaster 17603
The Ware center is a spectacular world-class performing arts center.
Steinman Hall – This 360 seat hall features superb acoustics and sight lines.
The Owen Salon – Arguably the most beautiful venue at Lancaster Roots and Blues, this intimate space, which sits on the top floor of The Ware Center offers up spectacular views of downtown Lancaster.
Lancaster Dispensing Co.
33 N. Market St. Lancaster PA 17603
The Lancaster Dispensing Co. is a classic Victorian style pub that has a long history of showcasing regional musicians since 1978. This fun venue is located next to the Trust Performing Arts Center, another venue at Lancaster Roots and Blues. They will be serving food during the festival.