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AEG Presents

High on Fire & Municipal Waste

Saturday December 10
Doors 6:30 pm
Starts 7:30 pm

High on Fire and Municipal Waste

December 10, 2022

Bag Policy:

- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"

- One gallon clear plastic bag

- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

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Jump, Little Children The Farewell Tour

Thursday December 15
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm
Ages All Ages

Jump, Little Children - The Farewell Tour

December 15, 2022

Bag Policy:
- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"
- One gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Friends of Camp Cole Present

Yacht Rock Revue SOLD OUT

Friday December 16
Doors 7:15 pm
Starts 8:00 pm
Ages All Ages

Yacht Rock Revue at The Senate

December 16, 2022

8 PM

Tickets are limited for this special engagement!

Bag Guidelines

- Clear bag that does not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" 
- One-gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5" x 6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

The Taylor Boys 17th Annual X-Mas Extravaganza

Saturday December 17
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm
Ages All Ages

The Taylor Boys are BACK at The Senate with their 17th Annual Christmas Extravaganza!!

Benefitting Toby's Place with the Oliver Gospel Mission

December 17, 2022

Bag Policy:

  • Clear bag that does not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" 

  • One-gallon clear plastic bag

  • Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5" x 6.5" 

  • Medical Necessities

The Senate is now a cashless venue

Toby's Place, named in memory of Toby Cassels, is our center for Women & Children who are without a stable home due to numerous factors, including but not limited to substance abuse, and/or economic deficiency.

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Y2K 2023- a 90s/00s New Years Eve Throwback!

Saturday December 31
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 7:00 pm
Ages 21+

Celebrate New Years Eve at The Senate and Tin Roof!

General admission available at the door, VIP tables available NO

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

AEG Presents

Indigo Girls with Jac Thompson

Wednesday January 11
Doors 6:30 pm
Starts 7:30 pm

Indigo Girls at The Senate

With Jac Thompson

January 11, 2023

The Senate is a cashless venue and utilizes a clear bag policy

Any non-clear bag greater than 4" x 6" will not be allowed entry

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Shrek Rave

Thursday January 12
Doors 8:00 pm
Starts 9:00 pm
Ages 18+

Shrek Rave at The Senate

January 12, 2023

Bag Policy:
- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"
- One gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

AEG Presents

THE DOLLY DISCO (THE DOLLY PARTY): The Dolly Parton Inspired Country Diva Dance Party - 18+

Saturday January 14
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm
Ages 18+

“The Dolly Parton Inspired Country Western Diva Dance Party”

This ain’t no disco

It ain’t no country club either…

Giddy up girls, for THE DOLLY PARTY

The Dolly Parton Inspired Country Western Diva Dance Party!

This is for the 9 to 5 workin’ girls with a calling from another era who just want something a little classic. Join us in Rainbowland where you’ll dance with somebody, hand in hand to the music of Dolly Parton, Kacey Musgraves, Orville Peck, Shania Twain, Miley Cyrus, Cher, Whitney Houston, The Chicks, Madonna, Tina Turner, Sheryl Crow and more.

So wrangle your country-diva dancing queens and come party! 

Bag Policy:
- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"
- One gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

ZOSO

Thursday January 19
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm

ZOSO at The Senate

The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

January 19, 2023

Bag Policy:

- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"

- One gallon clear plastic bag

- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x4.5"

The Senate is a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

AEG Presents

Big Gigantic

Wednesday February 01
Doors 8:00 pm
Starts 9:00 pm

Big Gigantic at The Senate

February 1, 2023

The Senate is a cashless venue and utilizes a clear bag policy

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

SUSTO with Howdy

Friday February 03
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm

SUSTO at The Senate

With Howdy

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023

Bag Policy:
- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"
- One gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

AEG Presents

Flogging Molly

Sunday February 05
Doors 6:30 pm
Starts 7:30 pm

Flogging Molly at The Senate

February 5, 2023

Bag Policy:
- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"
- One gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate utilizes cashless and clear bag policies

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

AEG Presents

The Stews Winter Tour

Saturday February 11
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm

The Stews at The Senate

February 11, 2023

The Senate utilizes cashless and clear bag policies

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Taylor Swift Dance Party Long Live

Friday February 17
Doors 8:00 pm
Starts 9:00 pm
Ages 16+

LONG LIVE: a Taylor Swift dance party at The Senate

Feb. 17, 2023

AGES 16+

The Senate utilizes a cashless and clear bag policy.

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Zero Mile Presents

The Wonder Years with Hot Mulligan and Carly Cosgrove The Hum Goes on Forever Tour

Sunday February 19
Doors 6:30 pm
Starts 7:30 pm

The Wonder Years at The Senate

February 19, 2023

The Wonder Years

Hot Mulligan

Carly Cosgrove

Bag Policy:
- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"
- One gallon clear plastic bag
- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Mitchell Tenpenny This Is The Heavy Tour

Friday February 24
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 8:00 pm
Ages All Ages

Mitchell Tenpenny at The Senate

with Tyler Braden

Doors at 7 PM // Show at 8 PM

Bag Policy:

- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"

- One gallon clear plastic bag

- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x4.5"

Bucket List Meet & Greet Experience  

one general admission ticket  

VIP early entry into the venue  

Private pre-show meet & greet with Mitchell Tenpenny  

Personal photograph with Mitchell  

Access to a pre-show acoustic performance by Mitchell Tenpenny  

Q&A session with Mitchell  

Collectible lyric sheet, autographed by Mitchell Tenpenny  

Limited edition Mitchell Tenpenny snapback hat  

Commemorative VIP laminate  

Merchandise shopping opportunity before doors open to public  

On-site VIP host  

Very limited availability  

   

Always Something With You Soundcheck Experience  

one general admission ticket  

VIP early entry into the venue  

Access to a pre-show acoustic performance by Mitchell Tenpenny  

Q&A session with Mitchell  

Collectible lyric sheet, autographed by Mitchell Tenpenny  

Limited edition Mitchell Tenpenny snapback hat  

Commemorative VIP laminate  

Merchandise shopping opportunity before doors open to public  

On-site VIP host  

Limited availability     

Package purchasers will receive an email (3) days prior to the day of the show with VIP check-in details. Information will be sent to the e-mail address provided at the time of purchase. Please note that the information provided at the time of purchase (e-mail and mailing address) is the same information that will be utilized for individual contact requirements. On Location | Future Beat, the artist, tour, promoter, ticketing company, venue, or any other affiliated parties are not responsible for outdated or inaccurate information provided by the consumer at the time of purchase. VIP merchandise items will be distributed at the venue on the day of the show. Merchandise not picked up onsite will not be shipped post-event. The laminate included in the package does not gain or authorize access into the venue (without ticket), VIP, or any backstage areas. Package details subject to change at any time without notice. All package elements will be rendered invalid if resold. Name changes will only be issued at the sole discretion of On Location | Future Beat. All packages and package contents are non-transferable; no refunds or exchanges; all sales are final.  If you have any questions regarding your ticket purchase, contact Fan Support or email us at info@future-beat.com.  

For an artist who’s amassed so many light-hearted country songs, Mitchell Tenpenny is actually dead serious about his craft. And the result of that is a carefully curated batch of bona fide country songs that he hopes will keep getting fans to listen and to love what they hear. 

“This isn’t a hobby for me. This is my job: to get people to love and believe my songs. I have a responsibility to make music that people latch on to. That’s what songwriting is to me,” Tenpenny says now, four years after making his debut in 2018 with Telling All My Secrets. “It’s like that old adage, ‘With great power comes great responsibility.’” That album earned him the best first week showing for any major label country debut LP at the time of its release, is certified Gold and also includes the 3x platinum selling #1 single, “Drunk Me.”

Even with that solid work ethic, Tenpenny knows that half the fun of making the music is the having fun part. The songwriting and wordsmithing come naturally, he says, even when he’s been out drinking with friends. “There’s a clarity in the drunk. Sometimes that’s when you have the best titles, phrases, and alliterations, because you’re free and you’re talking, and things just come out differently.” He says his hook book is packed with ideas from good hangs and nights out.  

Now that he’s on the verge of releasing his ambitious 20-track studio album This Is The Heavy, he maintains that while his rock influences are featured on the songs, with heavy drums and guitars, the foundation for everything he does is country. Which you’d expect from someone who was born and raised in Nashville, in a family with deep roots in the country music business.

“In the heyday of Brooks & Dunn, they were my favorite band. And going to Fan Fair with my grandma (former Sony/ATV Music CEO Donna Hilley) was awesome,” he recalls. “But there was a lot more than just country music going on in Nashville. There was the emo-rock scene and the Rocketown scene. After being so engulfed in country music, when I got to high school, I made friends by starting a rock band.” Even as they explored that sound, Tenpenny’s origins stayed with him and ultimately, led him to a proper career in country music. “When teacher says, ‘write whatever you want in your journal’: that’s how songwriting feels to me. Just free. So lyrically we stay country, but we also explore new sounds.”

That’s the very reason that Tenpenny’s music sounds like an evolution of sorts. If fans expect him to recreate traditional country music, that’s just not him. “If I copy Waylon and Willie, that’s not authentic. Because those records have already been made. I write what I know and what I like, and hope that other people like it, too.”

At 33, Tenpenny also knows that he hasn’t lived quite enough life to make every single song about him. He’s okay with telling a compelling story when it happens to make a compelling song. “I don’t always just write about myself. Johnny Cash didn’t really shoot a man in Reno just to watch him die. It was just a great lyric. A lot of my songs come from true life, but a lot of them are stories I make up in my head.”

He’s learned those songwriting lessons from his idols, like Bobby Braddock, who he says can write a million different songs a million different ways. And from Brett and Brad Warren, who he credits with getting him his first publishing deal. “They told me when we met that if they ever had a songwriting cancellation, they’d call me. They did, and we ended up writing ‘That’s How She Goes.’ Keith Urban put it on hold, then Blake Shelton put it on hold. I always thought it was someone else’s song, but then it finally felt right for me, and I knew I needed to cut it myself.” The song makes its debut appearance on This Is the Heavy even though it was written nearly a decade ago. 

The Nashville that built Tenpenny isn’t much like the one that exists today. His memories of the influential music from Lower Broadway take him back to Paradise Park Trailer Park at 4th and Broadway. A place where he and his buddies could drink $6 pitchers of Natty Light and listen to a guitar player with a Fender Forever tattoo. “It was the coolest place in the world. Rest in peace, Paradise Park,” he says of the honky-tonk that closed in 2018. 

Another instrumental part of Tenpenny’s early attempts at songwriting came in college when he hit the roommate jackpot. He lived with Brad Clawson -- “Happy Does,” “Up Down” -- the son of prolific hitmaker Rodney Clawson. They didn’t plan to make a living in country music, but they also didn’t plan not to. “We had guitars in our room, and there was nothing else to do but just try to figure this out. We started writing country songs. It just kind of happened, because we didn’t have a plan B. We were so naïve. But we had jobs – I worked in construction and valet parking – and I learned that you never know who’s in the room. When you’re too focused on becoming an artist, you lose sight of everything that’s around you. And then you might miss the opportunities around you.”

Opportunities such as meeting a producer while he was putting insulation in a roof in Nashville. “You have to be open minded enough to take chances every time you get them,” he says. And then those seemingly random moments can lead to bigger things, like Tenpenny’s breakout #1 hit “Drunk Me,” which has amassed more 580 million on-demand streams. He wrote the song with Jordan Schmidt and Justin Wilson, and it became his debut single. It was released in 2018, but he remembers hearing it on the radio for the first time as if it was yesterday. 

“I remember being in my truck driving around Nashville, and I heard my voice. I thought it was just my CD and that I was listening to the mix. But it sounded different,” he says. When he pushed the eject button and nothing came out, he had the quintessential epiphany: “Is this the radio? I couldn’t believe my song was on the radio. I started crying, I called my mom: that feeling never changes.” 

He considers his new song stack more mature, with a best-of-both-worlds sound. “It goes back to my rock influences, with more expressive arrangements, but lyrically it’s about what I’ve been doing the last four years of my life,” he says. His intention was not to veer off course. “There are still songs that have the vibe of ‘Drunk Me’ and ‘Alcohol You Later.’ I’m not one to ever leave the fans behind. Because I loved when bands stuck to what made me fall in love with them. That’s important to me. I never want to venture off too far from what first got me started.”

And it’s those fans that have pushed his on-demand streams to be among the best out of today’s breakout artists, with over 1.3 billion total and as many as six tracks exceeding competitive artists’ tracks thanks to his loyal fan base. At the close of 2021, Mitchell was a Top 10 artist on Spotify’s Hot Country (#7) and the #5 most-played artist on SiriusXM’s The Highway only just behind superstars like Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, and Chris Stapleton. His social following continues to grow and specifically, his TikTok following, and likes are competitive with current headlining acts. In the weeks leading into the release of This Is the Heavy Mitchell made history with the shortest time between #1 songs in the modern chart era with just a three-week span between “Truth About You” and “At The End Of A Bar.” 

When Tenpenny set out to make This Is the Heavy, there was no question that he’d write all the songs the way he did on his first studio album. “It’s hard for me to make someone believe a song I didn’t write. When it comes to my own record, I feel like I’m the best one to write my own story and say what I want to say.” The album’s first single, certified gold, “Truth About You” has already racked up more than 129+ million streams and landed in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. 

Tenpenny recently celebrated his second career #1 single, “At The End Of A Bar,” which he co-wrote with his label mate Chris Young.

Tenpenny’s debut album and his follow-up EPs also caught the attention of expert talent spotter Luke Bryan, who invited Tenpenny to join him on his current “Raised Up Right Tour.” In January 2023, Tenpenny will launch the first run of shows on his headline “This Is The Heavy Tour.”

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COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

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AEG Presents

Polyphia North American Spring Tour 2023

Thursday March 30
Doors 7:00 pm
Starts 9:14 am

Polyphia

March 30, 2023

Check out their BRAND NEW album NOW!

https://riserecords.lnk.to/RTYWD

Bag Policy:

- Clear bag that does not exceed 12"x6"x12"

- One gallon clear plastic bag

- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x4.5"

COVID GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE

Covid restrictions are determined on a show-by-show basis according to artist request. All shows with covid restrictions will notify customers on the website as well as on the event listing and by email prior to show day.

Bored Teachers Comedy Show We Can't Make This Stuff Up!

Thursday May 11
Doors 6:00 pm
Starts 7:00 pm
Ages All Ages

Bored Teachers at The Senate

May 11, 2023

RESCHEDULED FROM November 12, 2022

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- One gallon clear plastic bag

- Small clutch bags with a max size of 4.5"x6.5"

The Senate is now a cashless venue

The biggest entertainment platform for teachers in the world Bored Teachers

presents its first-ever comedy tour with the funniest teacher-comedians from the BT

videos and beyond! Their hilarious skits have amassed HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of

views on the internet, and they're all joining comic forces on the stage for a night of

laughter you DO NOT want to miss... Put that red pen down, pause that Netflix

series you've been bingeing, throw on your comfiest teacher tee, call your teacher

besties, and come burn off some of that stress this school year has been dumping

all over you already!

About Senate

The Senate is a 1200 capacity concert & event center located in Columbia, SC's downtown Vista district.

Located just one block from the state capitol building, adjacent to the University of South Carolina (34,000 students), surrounded by the city's best hotels, restaurants & more, the venue is in a prime location to deliver the maximum amount of exposure for tours & events.  The Senate features first class audio & visual capabilities paired with first class hospitality which makes the venue a premiere choice for concerts & private group events.

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