Asheville music scene

Asheville Music Scene

Rooted in rhythm and mused by the mountains, Asheville, North Carolina's music scene is gaining national recognition. From concert venues to clubs to theaters and festivals, Asheville is teeming with tunes.

Discover some of Asheville's downtown music hot spots and get ready to tap your toes for a night out in one of the country's greatest music cities!


Live Music Events in Asheville

Evenings at Renaissance

Stop by every Thursday 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in our Lobby Lounge for our FREE concerts featuring local talents. These live music events are open to both hotel guests and the public.
Date: Every Thursday
Address: Renaissance Asheville

Karaoke with Our Stars at Wild Wing Cafe
Open to all musical skill levels, this karaoke event occurs every Saturday at the Wild Wing Cafe. If you are not as interested in showing off your vocals, check out their live music schedule for the next upcoming concert.
Date: Every Saturday Night
Address:161 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville Guitar Bar: Classical Guitar Night
Enjoy a night of classic guitar sounds in this cozy and intimate atmosphere every Monday!
Date: Every Monday 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Address:122 Riverside Drive, River Arts District, Asheville, NC 28801

Diana Wortham Theatre

Diana Wortham Theatre

Located in the vibrant Park Square Cultural District of downtown Asheville is the Diana Wortham Theatre.

This intimate 500 seat venue brings in a variety of shows and performers year-round. From nationally touring theatrical performances to dance performances by local artists, there is always a fantastic show to enjoy at Diana Wortham Theatre.

Address: Diana Wortham Theatre, 2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from Hotel: 0.4 miles/4 minute drive

See a Show at the Diana Wortham Theatre
 
U.S. Cellular Center

U.S. Cellular Center

The U.S. Cellular Center is one of Asheville's premier event facilities. Featuring four unique venues, the U.S. Cellular Center hosts a variety of events year-round including concerts.

Whether you are looking to see your favorite rock group or soak in the soothing sounds of the symphony, the U.S. Cellular Center offers some of the biggest concerts around!

Address: 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from Hotel: 0.5 miles/4 minute drive

Upcoming U.S. Cellular Center Events

  • July 19: Gary Clark Jr.
  • September 21: Clink Black
  • September 25: Father John Misty
  • September 29:Sylvan Esso
Catch a Concert at US Cellular Center
 
Blue Ridge Tap Room

Blue Ridge Tap Room

Looking for a libation in a laid back atmosphere? The Blue Ridge Tap Room is a music mecca for craft beer connoisseurs.

With both large indoor and outdoor space, the Blue Ridge Tap Room is the perfect place to pull up a bar stool, order up a beer, and enjoy a live music show.

Address: 38 N. French Broad Avenue Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from Hotel: 0.7 miles/5 minute drive

See the Blue Ridge Tap Room

 
Jack of the Wood

Jack of the Wood

This cozy Celtic pub is known for their handcrafted beer selections, friendly conversation, and live music events.

Enjoy traditional pub fare and other daily specials at Jack of the Wood!

Address: 95 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from Hotel: 0.7 miles/5 minute drive

Live Music at Jack of the Wood

  • Wednesdays: Old Time Open Jam Sessions
  • Thursdays: Mountain Feist and Bluegrass Open Jam Sessions
  • Sundays: Traditional Celtic Jam Sessions
  • June 24: Carolina Ceili
  • July 1: The Toasters
  • July 7: Shane Pruitt Band
  • July 21: The Lowest Pair
  • July 22: Good Bad Kids
  • July 28: Whiskerman
Visit Jack of the Wood
 
Asheville Music Hall

Asheville Music Hall

Asheville Music Hall is the city's premier mid-sized concert venue. Hosting music legends and independent artists alike, this all-genre venue provides an intimate setting for all types of music fans!

Address: 31 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from Hotel: 0.8 miles/6 minute drive

Upcoming Shows

  • Tuesdays: Turntable Tuesdays and Tuesday Night Funk Jam
  • Sundays: Bluegrass Brunch
  • July 8: Of Good Nature & Jouwala Collective
  • July 13: Crystal Garden ft. Boyd Tinsley
Visit Asheville Music Hall
 
The Orange Peel

The Orange Peel

Located in downtown Asheville, the Orange Peel is a distinguished live music club bringing in a variety of bands year round.

The Orange Peel holds 1,100 people and features a private club. It has been recognized by various publications including USA Today, Rolling Stone Magazine, and GQ.

Address: The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
Distance from Hotel: 0.9 miles/5 minute drive

Upcoming Shows

  • June 22: Steve Katz of Blood, Sweat, and Tears
  • June 23: The Wholigans
  • June 30: Joe Hero - Ultimate Foo Fighters Tribute
  • July 1: Saved by the 90s
  • July 11: Steve Earle & The Dukes
Check Out the Orange Peel
 
Asheville music festivals

Asheville Music Festivals

From Bluegrass to folk songs to mountain music to more, find your jam at one of Asheville's many music festivals.

Whether you are looking for an event close to downtown or something else down the road, our Asheville accommodations are conveniently located near all the top music spots!

Upcoming Festivals

  • July 21: Downtown After 5 - Asheville All-Stars
  • August 18: Downtown After 5 - Cedric Burnside
  • September 15: Downtown After 5 - Billy Strings and Special Guests

Asheville's Music Festivals

 

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