Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Entertainment Venue in Gatlinburg Now Open
Downtown Gatlinburg has a brand new entertainment venue, as country music star Blake Shelton has chosen Gatlinburg for his third Ole Red location. Ole Red Gatlinburg is a $9 million, multi-level 16,000-square-foot entertainment venue with a two-story bar and restaurant, retail area, performance space, dance floor and exterior terrace. It offers a menu featuring a few Nashville classics like Hot Chicken & Waffles as well as BBQ, burgers and additional Southern favorites.
Ole Red Gatlinburg Now Open
Ole Red Gatlinburg is officially open to the public! This two-story entertainment venue and restaurant features incredible live music and delicious menu options. Ole Red has a little something for everyone. Enjoy a Blake Shelton-approved cocktail or the restaurant’s famous Champagne of Fried Chicken while you listen to up-and-coming country music starts show off their talent! Before you leave, be sure to check out the Ole Red shop, where you can find Ole Red T-shirts, drinkware, hats, and more.
Ole Red Grand Opening
Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Gatlinburg opened March 11 with a week-long grand opening event. From March 11 to March 17, visitors at Ole Red were a part of the celebration! The grand opening included a scavenger hunt, performances from former contestants on “The Voice,” and a private concert from Blake Shelton. Beginning on the 11th at 11:30 a.m., there was daily live music and the full restaurant menu, including Gatlinburg-only specials like the “Ober Gatlin-burger.” People had the chance to participate in a “Spring Blake” scavenger hunt, which included in-venue giveaways and prizes, and a chance to attend Blake’s private concert on March 13. A portion of the private concert was streamed live on YouTube! From March 14-17, there were performances from former “Voice” contestants to celebrate the opening of Ole Red. Here is a schedule of the performances:
March 14: Lauren Duski
March 15: Pryor Baird
March 16: Red Marlow
March 17: Emily Ann Roberts
For more information about Ole Red Gatlinburg, visit the Ole Red website.
Ole Red Entertainment Venue
Ole Red offers an incredible two-story entertainment venue inside with a stage for live bands to perform as well as a dance floor. Many visitors have wanted a nighttime venue such as this for years and Ole Red is set to deliver. Their press release stated, “The venue will be equipped with state-of-the-art performance equipment including concert-level production and sound capabilities, along with LED screens throughout the space. Programming will include curated concert line-ups, showcases for up-and-coming talent and more to be announced as the venue nears completion.”
Ole Red Gatlinburg Location
Ole Red Gatlinburg is where the Riverbend Mall was located, which is directly in front of the brand new Margaritaville Resort. It underwent a $9 million renovation as they transformed the building into Ole Red.
Ole Red Gatlinburg
Ole Red Gatlinburg Opening Date
Ole Red Gatlinburg opened March 11 through March 17 with a week-long grand opening event.
What do you think?
What do you think about Blake Shelton opening an exciting new music & entertainment venue in downtown Gatlinburg? Do you plan to visit Ole Red? Let us know in the comments below!