US 441 North Bypass
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone: (828) 497-4702
Fax: (828) 497-5107
Make dinner an unforgettable experience. Stop by Hard Rock Cafe for a bite to eat and to admire musical memorabilia. From rock legends' outfits to authentic guitars, this restaurant chain is known for its unique memorabilia collection. Hard Rock Cafe also plays some very authentic rock music which is sure to put you in a party mood. The cafe even holds events and musical concerts on a regular basis.
The Club 828 in downtown Asheville is a vibrant addition to the city's party scene. Apart from the electronica spun by the DJs on regular nights, the club also welcomes musicians to present their music unfiltered to the audience. On Monday nights you will get a taste of the local live music scene as the night is all about the 'Live' music. On other nights, too, there are events taking place that are sure to keep you entertained. So put on your dancing shoes, grab your partner, or go solo, and head straight for Club 828. See the website for more information.
A hot and happening music space located at The Grove House, The Boiler Room is famous for its patronage to underground music. Also on offer are genres like shoegaze, ambient ,experimental, garage, indie and pop among others. The venue popularly hosts a host of live acts and music performances by upcoming bands and artists on a regular basis. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
By day, a classy restaurant (Old Europe Bistro), by night, one of Asheville's hottest dance and drink spots! The Z Lounge is a 21+ club that prides itself on its VIP service and its fancy drinks. Try the Z French 75, which combines champagne, Tanqueray, sugar and lemon juice; or, the Appalachian Iced Tea, which is one of the strongest drinks this side of the Mississippi. The Z Lounge is available to rent out for private parties and corporate events. Live music every night. Dress code enforced: no sneakers, no tank tops, no shorts, no baseball caps, no baggy clothing.
At Hannah Flanagan's you will find the locals turning up some of the finest Irish (and otherwise) draft and bottled beers available. This place offers an evening of fun and entertainment in a traditional Irish-style pub, located in the heart of downtown Asheville. Pub fare specialties include such dishes as Corned Beef & Cabbage and Shepherds Pie, a plate full of lamb, carrots and peas, covered by mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese. Enjoy the large outdoor dining area and catch live music throughout the week and weekend.
Treat yourself to some serious jazz and smashing cocktails. Many special events including benefits, charity events, art openings and holiday celebrations are hosted at this bar. New Year's Eve, Helpmate Benefit, Valentine's Day, July 4th Anniversary and Mardi Gras are only some of the annual parties to look forward to. Music starts after 9p and the crowd gets into the groove by 10. Feel free to visit their non-smoking V.I.P. Lounge upstairs if you want to chill, or just dance all night to the swingin' Blues.
With a 942 person capacity and state-of-the-art sound and light facilities, the Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club is your pick for the day. It is the favorite live music hall and concert venue, featuring all kinds of stage performances and cultural acts. Famous personalities and bands, such as Bob Dylan, Damien Rice and Flaming Lips have performed here. The atmosphere is ideal for any kind of show. In fact, you can even host private parties and events here. Grab a bite at the in-house restaurants or have a drink or two at the beautifully designed bar after the event.
The Garage at Biltmore is famous for the musical extravaganza it serves up regularly. Choose from a variety of entertainment options: attend live gigs or let your hair down at one of the DJ nights. A wide range of genres featuring funk, progressive, jazz, experimental, rock, acoustic, blues, glam, hip-hop and others await your appreciation. Beer lovers will love the extensive choice of drinks: beers, lagers, ale, scotch among others thanks to the French Broad Brewery located in the same building. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
Chops at Sunset Terrace, located at the Grove Park Inn, is known worldwide for its gorgeous mountain and sunset views over the city skyline. Outdoor dining on the popular veranda also overlooks Grove Park Inn's golf and tennis courts. Steaks and chops are the restaurant's specialty, but surf and turf, lobster and chicken are also available. The restaurant is located in the expansive Great Hall.
Kick back and relax with a couple of friends at The Preservation Pub as you listen to some great live music. Happy hour specials and beer, lunch and dinner menus are available.
Located in Knoxville's Old City, the Pilot Light is a popular nightclub/bar. Most known for the musical acts it hosts, this club has had Indie bands like the Black Keys and Deerhunter perform on its stage. A quaint little place, this club can get crowded pretty quickly, so it is recommended to head early in order to save a seat. See the website for more information.
The Cider House is The Valarium's sister-establishment, meaning that they're both under the same management. Incidentally, they share the same contact information, so if you call and hear The Valarium, don't panic, you've got the right place. The Cider House is located directly next to The Valarium which makes both easy to find. Cider House's concert and event line-up is intermingled with Valarium's line-up on The Valarium's webpage so make sure you have the right venue when you're purchasing tickets and when you arrive the night of the event.