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Construction Update on our New Theater

Bancroft Construction Company has been busy and is hard at work making progress on renovations.  This summer has been a hot one, but air conditioning units will be installed shortly. Laminate flooring, paneling, and walls added over the years to define offices and hallways have been removed, returning the Armory to its original 1916 state.  We’re getting ready for the home stretch, as the theater will be opening in just …Read More

In Case You Missed It

We’ve broken ground at the Armory! It’s official we are making physical progress for our new theater at the Armory. Construction, managed by Bancroft Construction Company, is expected to take about nine months before culminating in our first celebration as part of a New Year’s Eve Gala. Last Wednesday’s event played host to members of the community, neighbors, business leaders, and politicians. We took the time to celebrate and acknowledge …Read More

A Last Look at the Armory

Have you heard? The vision of bringing a theater to West Chester is fast becoming reality.  With construction starting this week, we invite you to join us for a ceremonial groundbreaking on Wednesday May 18th at 5:30pm.  Bring your family out to this free event and join us for this unique opportunity to celebrate bringing a theater to West Chester in 2016. For more details, click here. We’re not done …Read More

Songwriter Links

Please take a moment to check out our top three winners: Steve Rhoads, First Place www.Facebook.com/MayfieldRhoads Greg Thomas, Second Place http://www.listentogregthomas.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3BWfjui1J_vXUodbg Autumn Walden, Third Place http://kickingdowndoorsband.com/ https://www.youtube.com/c/Kickingdowndoorsband  

Songwriter Winners

Uptown! is happy to say that our Third Annual Songwriter Competition was a hit! Our judges narrowed down many great local artists to five singers for our live show at Sprout Music Collective. They were:  Anna Kerstetter, Steve Rhoads, Autumn Walden, Greg Thomas, and Tyneisha Menginie. Each of our performers performed three original songs and we were blown away by the amount of talent displayed.   At the end of the …Read More

Still time for the Singer/Songwriter Contest

The door is still open! You still have time to sign up for Uptown! Entertainment Alliance’s Third Annual Songwriting Competition. We are so happy to be hosting this event for the third time, showcasing local artists. Here is your chance to have your original work seen by high-profile music industry professionals. Entering the competition is easy; for just $25 and an upload of one original song, you’re in the running …Read More

Sprout Music Collective

It’s official: Uptown! Entertainment Alliance has partnered with Sprout Music Collective for all of our monthly events. While we continue to make progress at the Armory, all of the events that you have come to know and love can now be conveniently found at Sprout Music Collective in West Chester, located at 130 E Prescott Alley West Chester, PA. As Sprout puts it, their mission is to “provide great live …Read More

Program Line Up!!

Uptown! Entertainment Alliance Continues Successful Performance Series at Sprout Music Collective Uptown! Entertainment Alliance is singing and swinging into 2016 with a continuation of its successful Program Series that is scheduled to take place on Thursday evenings from March through June. These casual, popular events are held at Sprout Music Collective, 130 E. Prescott Alley, West Chester, Pennsylvania. The line-up of new talent for 2016 is: 3/3/16 THE Mason Porter …Read More

The Future Theater

After officially buying the Armory on High Street in West Chester, PA in December 2015, Uptown! Entertainment Alliance is happy to announce it’s ongoing progress. As of now we are currently in the procurement and bid phase of renovations. Physical renovations are expected to begin in April of this year. After that, we are off and running with predicted opening near the end of this year. Uptown has big plans …Read More

Welcome Katherine!

Hi all, my name is Katherine Cromleigh and I am the newest addition to Uptown! Entertainment Alliance (UEA), as the administrator. Graduating from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in December 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in history, I am looking to lend a hand to the ambitious group of people who lead UEA.  I am confident that my background in history and experience with local service projects will benefit me …Read More