Asheville has a vibrant entertainment scene both many venues are gay friendly. Here are our two LGBT establishments. Check out their offerings as you plan your outing in Asheville.
Gay and Gay Friendly Entertainment
Asheville Gay Men's Chorus
A voluntary not-for-profit community
mens chorus. To join or for more information on upcoming events
Community Choreography Projects
offers individuals and communities innovative and expressive community based movement theater pieces and performances based on universal themes such as Legacy, Home, Relationships, Faith and Gender. For more information and upcoming See Community
Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective Inc.
Provides more diversity within the WNC community, by producing works confronting social issues. "We believe that audiences look to the arts to see beyond themselves... Making Theatre That Makes A Difference.
For information on joining the group or upcoming performances
WomenSong of Asheville
Asheville's oldest and largest women's community chorus. Very gay friendly. For information on joining or performances
Glitter Bomb! is the Asheville party for trans women and trans men, gender non conforming folks, allies to trans and queer people, queers, gays, lesbians,femmes, bisexual peeps, and anyone else. For real, all people are welcome and Glitter Bomb! strives to be a safe space for folks in terms of the party community every second saturday of the month but still very freeing and fun. You don't have to be a great dancer to come and the only thing required is consent.
Dance Party is held 2nd Saturday of Every Month.
Everyone is invited to come out support and have fun.
Movie Showings of LGBTQ Interest
Live Theater / Opera Groups
party FOUL - Asheville's newest monthly Queer Venue
Each month a unique experience will take place in Asheville. Known for embracing everything from the exotic to the bizarre, the city is ready to usher in a unique form of entertainment.
Drag Queens, entertainers, dancers and more. Showtime begins around 9 PM. (give or take Asheville Drag time)
Everyone is invited to attend; however, there is an age restriction minimum of 18 with special wrist bands to indicate everyone below 21. Alcohol is served.
Place: The Odditorium 1045 Haywood rd,
West Asheville. (828) 575-9299
Charge: $5.00 per person
Join Asheville's Beer City Sisters for an entertaining Sunday each month. It's more than a drag show, it's a talent show, a comedy show, a sing along and dramatic poetry .
Place: O. Henry's on Haywood, Asheville
Time: After 7:00 PM
For more information or to preform contact email@example.com
What is the show?
4U-A Symphonic Celebration of Prince celebrates the music of Prince like never before, with a full symphony orchestra. Prince’s extensive musical catalog will be represented with his greatest hits and hidden gems in this musical celebration.
Is there a band?
Yes, there is a all star band featuring some of the best musicians and vocalists in the world who will perform alongside the orchestra. This show is not “impersonating” Prince, but is instead “celebrating” Prince.
Is Questlove in the show?
Questlove is not in the show, but he has helped curate
the symphony charts. Given his affinity for Prince and knowledge of his music, Questlove has created some amazing arrangements of these songs that will honor and celebrate the musical genius that was Prince.
What is in the show?
4U-A Symphonic Celebration of Prince will focus on the music as well as incorporate state of the art production and video provided by the Prince Estate
What does “official” mean?
4U A Symphonic Celebration of Prince is officially
endorsed by the Prince Estate. This is the only approved Prince symphonic show in the world.
This special show features the Asheville Symphony Orchestra
Place: U.S. Cellular Center
Time: 8:00 PM
Date: September 14
JAMES ADOMIAN is a comedian and actor well known for his standup, characters and impressions.
Adomian can be seen in David Cross’ feature directorial debut HITS, and in forthcoming feature films LOVE AFTER LOVE and ADVENTURES OF DRUNKY.
He just wrapped filming on Christopher Morris’ film alongside Anna Kendrick. Adomian has guest starred on Comedy Central’s @MIDNIGHT, THE MELTDOWN, and DRUNK HISTORY as well as Adult Swim's CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL and IFC's COMEDY BANG! BANG!
As Bernie Sanders, James is one-half of TRUMP VS. BERNIE, a comedy debate act that includes a memorable guest appearance on Comedy Central, and two TV specials for Fusion, along with a live international tour in 2016 and a #1 Comedy Album (TRUMP VS BERNIE: LIVE IN BROOKLYN).
Adomian performed standup on JOHN OLIVER’S NEW YORK STAND UP SHOW on Comedy Central, and on NBC's LAST COMIC STANDING where he was a Top 10 finalist.
He has also performed to much acclaim over the years at the JUST FOR LAUGHS Festival in Montreal and many other top comedy festivals.
Adomian is also a voiceover artist who has been featured in numerous animated shows including: Showtime’s OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, AMERICAN DAD, VENTURE BROTHERS, Disney's FUTURE WORM and Nickelodeon's PIG GOAT BANANA CRICKET.
He is also a beloved regular guest on the Earwolf podcast network, where his debut standup comedy album LOW HANGIN FRUIT was released in 2012. James Adomian is an openly gay man.
Advance Tickets may be purchased HERE
A Special Blue Ridge Pride Festival Week Event