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Asheville Civic Center

87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
+1 828-259-5736
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Older, but still nice

The entire US Cellular/Thomas Wolfe venue is old, and it's starting to show. The ceiling was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Indian Trail, North Carolina

Great place to see a show. it is in a very nice area of downtown Asheville and has a lot to see and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
+1 828-259-5736
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Reviewed yesterday

The entire US Cellular/Thomas Wolfe venue is old, and it's starting to show. The ceiling was cracking up by the stage in the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, and all the colors of the decor throughout the entire arena and auditorium are very outdated. Other than that...More

Thank Megan_Masters
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great place to see a show. it is in a very nice area of downtown Asheville and has a lot to see and do in the area.

Thank Jamiev108
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Asheville Civic Center features 2 venues inluding the US Cellular Center for sporting events and other large scale programs and the Thomas Wolfe Center that is a smaller venue used for shows and concerts. Although the building is dated it is very easy to...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great shows and events come through the Asheville Civic Center, but as a resident of the Asheville area - I am ashamed to see how old and run down this wonderful auditorium is. Time for the city to invest some dollars in bringing this center...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The civic center has two parts--a multi-purpose arena and an auditorium. The civic center parking isn't too far away but the major problem is that on event nights, the cash takers are buried in their cell phones or talking with each other. Plan on up...More

Thank 155PaulD155
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Horrible venue for concert. The Celtic Women were wonderful entertainers and their music was beautiful. However the acoustics were terrible! The bass overpowered the sweet voices of the Women. And the audience talked, ate and used their phones for taping and photography. On the plus...More

Thank nailacres
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I've gone to a few events at this location and it's pretty alright. The building could use some updating and they could manage the crowds a little better. When I went to the craft fair, it was over packed. Once you got into the building,...More

Thank Jessie F
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times for games but this was my first concert experience here. Acoustics are nice and the staff is very friendly and professional. One thing I found interesting was that you have to buy an arm band ($2) before you can...More

Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This sad building was built in the wrong place. There is only parking in one stinking (if you get my drift) parking deck. The facility is run down and ugly. It should have been replaced years ago.

Thank blouise2016
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We attended a Loreena McKennitt concert at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium -- our first time in this venue. On the positive side, seats are quite good and I honestly didn't see what would be considered a poor seat in the house. For this concert, the...More

Thank Levannah
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Makayla L
29 August 2017|
Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to the center and the back rows of the orchestra seats. The acoustics are not the best and if you sit too close the sound will go over your head. The first 2 sections of the balcony level are also good and... More