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Heather Land - Ain’t Doin It

Saw a comedy show at this venue and the facilities were good. There are really no bad seats in the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Robert S
Greenville, South Carolina
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Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

We purchased tickets to see a comedy show at this theatre. Get there early enough because parking... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Sheryl G
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87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
+1 828-259-5736
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Saw a comedy show at this venue and the facilities were good. There are really no bad seats in the center that I could see from my vantage point. There are several vendors for beverages and snacks. This venue is convenient to restaurants so plan...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We purchased tickets to see a comedy show at this theatre. Get there early enough because parking is not the easiest in downtown Asheville. The entrance and ticket scanning went smoothly, your purses/bags will be searched before entering the building. There are several concessions if...More

Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We love this venue for live music or any type of event. There really is not a bad seat in the house. The staff is really warm and friendly too!

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Not a bad seat in the house. Had a pleasant time at the SoCon Tournament. Bathrooms were clean with all the fans. A little tight as far as the streets and all. But over enjoyed the the Tournament.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Our last trip was to the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, and we have been to the larger venue in this building as well, US Cellular arena I think they call it now. The interior of the auditorium could use some sprucing up, paint was chipping and...More

Thank music_fanatic1
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Great security staff. They need a recommendation. Terrible management. Led me astray on seating. I called management a month and a half in advance because I was not sure which seats to choose. She told me the section and row to get and that there...More

Thank Patron_M21
Reviewed 11 December 2017

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
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Response from Megan_Masters | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I brought my regular size purse in and there were no issues. Security looks in it before you go inside.
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