Ambrose West Is…

A contemporary event space and music venue located in West Asheville, North Carolina.

We host a variety of events including: live music, wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate parties, and meetings. We are a family owned and operated business with the goal to provide our clients and audiences with the most memorable event. We are minutes from downtown in walkable West Asheville with ample parking. Our two event spaces and adjoining courtyard work together to cultivate the perfect atmosphere for your social gathering.

Haywood Hall

Beacham Room


Haywood Hall, located upstairs in our main building, boasts a wooden barrel ceiling with exposed beams, hardwood floors, beautiful lighting and an attached outdoor deck. The Haywood Hall is a versatile space that not only acts as our main concert hall hosting the amazing energy brought in from the growing list of world class musicians but also holds the largest capacity for weddings and special events.

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The Beacham Room is a truly unique urban space. With numerous architectural details such as checkerboard wooden ceiling and cement flooring. Its custom lighted bar and gas fireplace accents the wood window coverings. The Beacham Room is an ideal space for a spectrum of events that require modern flair and a unique touch.

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The Courtyard is our lovely outdoors space connecting and accessed from both buildings. It is fully fenced and accented by the unique modern architecture and plant life. The Courtyard can be an elegant outdoor setting for your wedding ceremony and cocktail reception or for your next company mixer under the stars.

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Meet the Team:

Wedding and Events Planning - Nikki Woods 

Nikki Woods:

After graduating from the University of Georgia, Nikki went to work organizing and managing special events and member services at a private country club before deciding to take her event planning experience and put it to work in her own business. Nikki’s desire to be closer to family and her love for the culture of Asheville brought her to the mountains of Western North Carolina where the whole family began the foundation of Ambrose West. Her extensive experience in event planning and management provides our guests with a sense of quality and organization when stepping into the planning phase of any event. Nikki, along with the Ambrose West team, strive to provide our guests with utmost enjoyable experience at all points of your special day. Please reach out to Nikki for details on planning your next event.


Live Music Coordinator - Donna Fox 

Donna Fox:

As a lifelong service industry professional, Donna provides key guidance to Ambrose West staff and patrons. Combined with her degree in business management from the University of Florida and the experience of starting multiple successful businesses with her husband, Donna holds decades of wisdom that assure your event will be a great success. Hailing from Ormond Beach, Florida, Donna has been a patron of the Asheville food, beverage, and music scene for many years before making the move to Asheville in 2013, where she subsequently opened Ambrose West with family. Donna is a proud member of Western North Carolina’s business community and values every opportunity to support those who live here and those who visit Asheville.



Concerts, Weddings, Parties, & Events. Everyday is a reason to celebrate.

If we don’t have a wedding, we have a party. If we don’t have a party, we have a concert!

Check out our monthly music schedule, or find out more about booking your next event with us.