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 

Cantaria -Asheville Gay Men's Chorus
A voluntary not-for-profit community 
mens chorus.  To join or for more information on upcoming events
 contact  Cantaria 

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 
contact  Different 

​The Anam Cara Theatre Company
A small indie theatre company in the heart of Asheville striving to promote social awareness through various art forms. 
Arts = Love = Equality 

​WomenSong of Asheville
Asheville's oldest and largest women's community chorus. Very gay friendly. For information on joining or performances 
See   Womansong


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. 
Learn more at Glitter Bomb

Movie Showings of LGBTQ Interest 
Use above link for more info. 

Live Theater 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. 
CHECK CALENDAR for Monthly Schedule

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 

September 22, Friday –
 Back To The 90’s
Scandals Nightclub 
11 Grove St. 28801
a special night of fun and entertainment. Dress up in your favorite 90's garb.
Enjoy a trip back in time
 with music from DJ Point5  and DJ Eric Scott
and a special 90’s Drag Show.

Guests $10, Members $7.00 

Doors open at 10:00 PM

GayAshevilleNc is proud to sponsor this first event of Blue Ridge Pride Week especially for our Queercore community.
The live music begins at 9:00 pm with: 

Linn Rogers' Then Came Dragons

Linn has been making and recording music in Asheville for some time now and also appears with Judas Horse. 
Here is a sample of his music
​Facebook Page 
Adding to the evening's festive nature will be:
Brief Awakening- 
Freak Folk & Fairy Rock
An Asheville favorite duo who recently was a hit at Pansy Fest.
Here is a sample of their music
Facebook Page
Rounding out your journey of music will be: 
Crooked Ghost 
Queer Witchy Post Punk
Home based in Asheville, another favorite group also featured at Pansy Fest. Known as "your favorite dream punks," will raise the roof. 
Here is a sample of their music
Facebook Page

This entire evening is Free to all.  Come out and Celebrate your PRIDE.  
The Odditorium is located at 1045 Haywood Rd. Asheville, NC 28806
Fortune Feimster 
                              Comes to Asheville

September 22 & 23
With Two Shows Nightly
Comedian Fortune Feimster has been featured on Netflix's The Standups, seen on Last Comic Standing, Seth Meyers, CONAN and more. She is well known for her appearances on Chelsea Lately. 
Her work includes Glee, Two Broke Girls and many more sitcoms. She is the Southern comic who hails from North Carolina, is one of the busiest actors, standup comedians, and writers working today. 
Variety named her 
"one of their Top 10 Comics to Watch"
If you have never seen or heard Fortune's numerous routines, you are in for a treat and one talent you don't want to miss.  

Fortune will be making her appearance at 
The Grey Eagle 
185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville 28801
(828) 232-5800
Friday, September 22nd @ 7:00pm & 9:30pm
Saturday, September 23rd @ 7:00pm & 9:30pm 
Tickets are $16 advance / $18 at the door  
​For Tickets and a glimpse of her work Click HERE
*Note it is advised to purchase tickets in advance to avoid sell out times. 
Click on Poster for Tickets and Details 
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