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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

Seussical the Musical

Limelight Kicks Off Professional Theatre in West Chester West Chester, PA., September 23, 2015, – Limelight Performing Arts Center, West Chester, just opened it’s doors a year ago this October. In this short period of time, Limelight has produced five children’s musicals in it’s black box theatre and just announced it’s very first adult professional production — Seussical The Musical. This is a light-hearted, magical and colorful musical that follows the tales of …Read More

All about Jazz!

This month’s ‘Up In Town’ written by Rob Telthorster Uptown! Entertainment Alliance Monthly Jazz Cocktail Hour I’m compelled to write this because, after seeing my eighth show, I realize too many music lovers have been missing out on some first-class performances. I keep going to the shows because they are that enjoyable. These are just a few thoughts, from a listener’s perspective. A listener who enjoys the sound, clarity, and …Read More

Uptown! Entertainment Alliance Receives Significant Donation from Univest Corporation

Uptown! Entertainment Alliance (UEA) has received a $100,000 contribution from Univest Corporation in support of its efforts to purchase, preserve and transform the National Guard Armory in West Chester as a theater for film and live performance.  In recognition of this very generous donation the upstairs rehearsal and events space in the new theater will be named after Univest Corporation.  “Univest has been a long-time supporter of the arts and …Read More