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Lots of boxing action filled the Roanoke Rapids Theatre this past Saturday night with USA Boxing.

Fourteen boxing matches filled the ring along with special demostration by Evan Holyfield and his trainer Termite Watkins and a special talk from four time World Champion boxer Evander Holyfield. Along with a short video viewing and a Question and ansewer in the lobby with Evander Holyfield and his son Evan.


Photos by Randy Wren



Up coming Roanoke Rapids Theatre events



Long Live The King (Elvis Tribute)  March 8th

Nicky Harris will be opening for Long Live The King (Elvis Tribute) at RRT. You'll love Nicky's mix of beach, oldies, and fun music.

While there are a few very good Elvis entertainers in the business, only one has been named "The Best Elvis in Vegas" by USA TODAY. Over the past ten years, Matt Lewis has headlined around the globe for the world-famous "Legends In Concert" show. The last five years have been at the Imperial Palace Hotel on the Las Vegas strip. Matt has also appeared on the Jay Leno show, been featured on several pages of Entertainment Weekly and starred in a major feature film entitled "Tears Of A King". There is no better talent than Matt Lewis to pay tribute to the great legacy of Elvis Presley. 



Diamond Rio March 9th

An American country and Christian country music band. The band was founded in 1982 as an attraction for the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, Tennessee, and was originally known as the Grizzly River Boys, then the Tennessee River Boys. It was founded by Matt Davenport, Danny Gregg, and Ty Herndon, the last of whom became a solo artist in the mid-1990s. After undergoing several membership changes in its initial years, the band has consisted of the same six members since 1989: Marty Roe, Gene Johnson, Jimmy Olander, Brian Prout, Dan Truman, and Dana Williams.



The Comedy Zone March 15th

Darren “DS” Sanders is a dead on writer who turns life’s everyday simplicities into side splitting comedy routines. “DS” is one of Carnival Cruise Line’s highest rated comedians. He has worked with many of the industry’s biggest names such as Chris Rock, James Gregory, Mike Epps, Monique, Rodney Carrington, Cedric the Entertainer, and Rickey Smiley and travels regularly with the Queen of Comedy SOMMORE. 

Ryan Van Genderen is patiently waiting to get famous so other people can write his bio but until then...
Ryan hails from Patterson, New Jersey. He's been writing and performing comedy for almost 9 years. Based out of Charlotte, NC he now tours the country as both a feature and headlining act delivering the funny one city at a time.

Come early for dinner at drinks at the Balcony Bistro 
Doors Open at 5 p.m.
$10 at the door

Comedy begins at 8 p.m.



The Comedy Zone returns to The Roanoke Rapids Theatre March 29th
$10.00 at the Door 18+ Only

Headliner: Will Jacobs
Will Jacobs is an attorney by trade. He brings his engaging brand of comedy from the courtroom to the comedy club. Audiences will undoubtedly find him funny as charged.
Will's comedic perspective on everything from his career to marriage have made him one of the hottest acts on the comedy circuit today. His comedy has been featured on the FOX TV show Laughs.

Opening Act: Melissa Douty
Melissa is a nationally touring comedian based in Salem, VA. Known for her clean comedy, down-home charm, and quick-wit Melissa appeals to fans both young and old.