The iconic Detroit concert venue, Saint Andrew’s Hall, has announced the completion and grand opening of their new, modern lounge space the Society Room – deriving its name from the historical use of the Hall’s founding inhabitants, the Saint Andrew’s Society of Detroit. As the former Burns Room,
As the former Burns Room, the space was previously used as an artist green room and the location of the beloved DJ night “Three Floors of Fun.” The newly renovated Society Room, part of an overall building restoration and revitalization, has been transformed into a luxurious, intimate lounge space with a vintage feel – including exposed brick, original floors, and one-hundred-year-old windows.
Highlights include a direct entrance to the main ballroom on the balcony level that provides patrons with a direct line of site to view concerts in the main hall, exclusive bar with specialty cocktails and local craft beers, an upper-level DJ space equipped with a custom table utilizing the rooms original architectural details and banister railings, mahogany stained wood furnishings, tufted couches, upholstered plaid wingback chairs, community bar height tables and a ten foot tall stained glass window create a feeling of stepping back in time to an era of class and sophistication.
A number of other renovation projects have recently taken place at Saint Andrew’s Hall including a newly constructed box office with extended day hours, renovated men’s and women’s restrooms on the main lobby floor, the restoration of the building’s exterior brick and limestone, newly laid concrete floors in the lobby , as well as newly painted walls and detail work in the lobby and main hall, and restoration and gold leafing of the main hall stage proscenium by local artist Garric “Gator” Dunkerson.
Performing artists enjoy two newly completed green rooms downstairs under the main lobby featuring private bathroom, shower, and flat screen TV in the headliners room, an expansion and elevation of the Shelter stage, and improved site lines in both the main hall and the Shelter, completing some much needed improvements and renovations to the legendary concert hall, while still maintaining the venues rich character and unrivaled, intimate concert experience.