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Asheville Civic Center

87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
+1 828-259-5736
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TIME CIVIC CENTER TO BE REBUILT OR TOUCHED UP

Great shows and events come through the Asheville Civic Center, but as a resident of the Asheville... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Bob P
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Asheville, North Carolina
Aging civic center with limited sight lines

The civic center has two parts--a multi-purpose arena and an auditorium. The civic center parking... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
155PaulD155
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Asheville, North Carolina
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good21%
  • Average36%
  • Poor10%
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87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
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+1 828-259-5736
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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 15 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 24 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 2 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 31 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
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I recently went to "The Sound of the 70s" concert here. The speakers were very poor quality. There was so much distortion in them, that I could not enjoy the music. I know these professional bands had high quality sounds, but the distortion would not...More

Thank Olaf S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We have been to concerts and craft shows at the downtown civic center. They have a parking garage nearby with inexpensive rates. The center is huge!

Thank laurajbr2016
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Wolfe auditorium is a small venue inside the Civic center. Holds about 2200 or so people. We attended a concert there and were impressed with the entire operation. Front door ticket takers, ushers, security, refreshment stand were all very polite and helpful. Easy to...More

Thank John D
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