The Grey Eagle Tavern

Rock pub concert hall

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Venue Information

The Grey Eagle Tavern and Music Hall in Asheville, North Carolina is billed as the longest running all-ages event venue in Asheville. To date, it's hosted well over 10,000 different musical acts with some notable artists like Slick Rick, Sharon Jones, Frank Black, Band of Horses and Ralph Stanley.

Besides nationally recognized musical celebrities, the Grey Eagle also focuses on regional talent-providing a spacious dance floor, tranquil patio space, and what they described as one of the best sound systems in the Asheville, North Carolina region. The performance space can accommodate seated shows and provides a pair of flat screen television monitors with a projector- making it a dynamic performance venue. In addition, the in-house taqueria provides tasty eating options to supplement a diverse beer selection.

Their mission statement is to promote local talent from a variety of different musical genres as well as showcasing larger nationally known musicians, all the while cultivating an inviting and friendly atmosphere for local area residents and out of town guests to enjoy music together.


185 Clingman Ave
Asheville, NC 28801


Phone number: (828) 232-5800
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What Are Grey Eagle Tavern Visitors Saying?

  • One reviewer said that besides the Orange Peel this is one of her favorite local area music venues.
  • A rock 'n' roll fan says that if you're looking for something fun to do in the Asheville, North Carolina region, this River Arts District performance space is a great resource for local and national musical acts.
  • Music fans say that this is not a huge space- and if there is a large crowd it will tend to get pretty stuffy and packed. 
  • Other rock 'n' roll fans concur, but one Charlotte area resident telling us that the low ceilings make it feel really hot when the crowds swell. The taqueria is a novel touch, with buyers saying that you can get chips, tacos, and fajitas.
  • A Georgia alternative music fan says that this concert venue is a bit of a dive, but it is operated well, wasn't too crowded and the beer and food selections were reasonably priced and decent tasting.
  • Interestingly, some people in North Carolina just come for the food, not the concert, buying burritos, chips and salsa, saying the event space provides eating options for vegans and carnivores alike.
  • Another local area resident says that if you have out-of-town guests booked in a hotel nearby, this is a great space to buy tickets from and enjoy an evening of music and Mexican food eating. 
  • Another comedy fan bought a ticket, parked nearby, and saw a comedy show- it was an entertaining evening supplemented by the local brewery beers that were available and solicitously distributed by the friendly staff.
  • Other ticket goers say that if you're looking for some dancing in Asheville, this is a solid option- with attendees saying the event space has great sound and that the food and beer selection is on point.
  • Indeed, reviewers concur that this is a historic venue, providing entertainment options in the River District for evening fun. If you're in the area, many rock 'n' roll fans say that because it is so small and intimate you get unrivaled access to your favorite musicians while they are performing. 
  • Overall, a cozy and intimate space to catch local and national performing artists.