2625 Constitution Dr.
Livermore, CA 94551
Phone: (925) 606-6200
Fax: (925) 606-6014
Once just an old movie house, this cinema has been overhauled and made into an indie hotspot. What more could the livermore scene want, beer and great movies to be exact. This place is a must-see if you are visiting in the area and want to catch a flick and have a unique experience and maybe even a little movie buzz.
The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center located in Tri-Valley near San Francisco is a world-class facility in every sense. Hosting numerous performances ranging from classical, jazz and folk music to dance, magic shows and speaker sessions, it seems to have all of the performing arts effectively covered. The center's Bankhead Theater with a seating capacity of 500 is regularly hired by a number of top performing art groups such as the Del Valle Fine Arts and the Livermore Valley Opera. Also, in the pipeline is an ambitious 2000-seater mega theater – The Regional Theater. Visit the website for more on ticket information and upcoming events.
Since its inception in October 2007, Bankhead Theater of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has served as a vibrant venue and a prime feature in most schedules of various performing organizations. In the past, the most notable performances have been those of local as well as national orchestra and opera groups like Livermore Valley Opera, Valley Dance Theater and Livermore-Amador Symphony. The theater has a seating capacity for 500 spectators and is equipped with amazing acoustics and technology to provide a perfect entertaining experience to its audience. Call or visit their website for event updates.
The Livermore Cinema 13 is already regarded as one of the best and most high-tech cinemas in the bay area. To top it off, the cinema boasts the second largest solar power system on the roof of a movie theater anywhere in the world. The cinema showcasing blockbuster and Hollywood studio driven films, so if you are into indie flicks, this state-of-the-art theater is not for you.
Livermore High School Performing Arts Theater is a cultural cult of sorts for the school. This space is a meeting place for music, dance, drama and all other kinds of performing arts. The theater provides a lucrative platform for those who wish to make their mark in theater. Events here include plays of myriad sorts like comedy, Broadway, musicals and so on. Besides this, many cultural events, competitions and seminars also take place here. The theater also trains students through courses and workshops.
Dedicated to arts, the Bothwell Arts Center features studios and other facilities that can be hired. Musicians, singers, theater actors, cultural groups and individuals who have penchant for art are given a chance to practice and perform here and that too at an affordable price range. For more details about room rentals and event updates, check website or call ahead.
Enjoy a locally produced opera each spring and fall at the Bankhead Theater, which has recently been acoustically renovated. Each season offers a family night, so check back with the website for details.
Rodeo Grounds at Robertson Park hosts the Livermore Rodeo which is a grand event held every year. This event is known for being not only the world's fastest rodeo but also the oldest event in Livermore. Saddle bronc riding, goat tying, bucking horse, cowboys and cowgirls all make this a very entertaining event attracting large crowds. Famous rodeos are said to frequent here. So come the rodeo season and the grounds are filled with fun, frolic and activity.
The Alameda County Fairgrounds in the suburb of Pleasanton is the home to the county fair every summer. When the fair is not operating, the grounds contain a golf course that is open year round. The race track also hosts off-track betting on horse races. Visit the website for a complete list of events and activities.
The Alameda County Fair Race Track, located in the Alameda County Fairgrounds, is a one mile horse race track. Built in 1858, this race track is one of the oldest in the entire country, and holds some very important and prestigious races from time to time. One can find different horse breeds such as Arabian, thoroughbred and Quarter here, and bet on the most likely winner.
Tommy T's is a Northern Californian staple on the comedy club circuit due to its lively atmosphere and ability to draw a crowd. Some of the best traveling comedians swing through here a few times a year and many shows sell-out quickly. The club is also a restaurant, primarily steakhouse offerings but have a few weekly specials like Spaghetti Tuesdays. There is a two item minimum for all show guests so it is best to eat here if you don't drink alcohol. The calendar is constantly changing and the acts are always fresh so check out the venue website for full details and tickets.
Front Row Theatre was established in 2005 (San Ramon, CA). The theatre's building is situated aproximately an one mile from the modern complex of Dougherty Valley PAC (Performing Arts Center). Front Row Theatre has seats for 90 spectators only, but impresses with its wide range of performances - from the contemporary and state-of-the-art shows to the progressive educational programs.