Blake Shelton to Open Ole Red Entertainment Venue in Gatlinburg
Downtown Gatlinburg will be getting a brand new entertainment venue in March as country music star Blake Shelton has chosen Gatlinburg for his third Ole Red location. Ole Red Gatlinburg will be 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 will offer a menu featuring a few Nashville classics like Hot Chicken & Waffles as well as BBQ, burgers and additional Southern favorites.
Ole Red Grand Opening
Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Gatlinburg is set to open March 11 with a week-long grand opening event. From March 11 to March 17, head to Ole Red to be a part of the celebration! The grand opening includes 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., you can listen to daily live music and try the full restaurant menu, including Gatlinburg-only specials like the “Ober Gatlin-burger.” Get your game face on for the “Spring Blake” scavenger hunt, which includes in-venue giveaways and prizes, and a chance to attend Blake’s private concert on March 13. To win your way into the concert, you can enter the Ole Red Grand Opening Sweepstakes through Feb. 15, follow Ole Red Gatlinburg on social media, and listen for a chance to win on local radio stations. A portion of the private concert will be streamed live on Ole Red Gatlinburg’s Facebook! From March 14-17, you can see performances from former “Voice” contestants as you 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 the grand opening of Ole Red Gatlinburg, visit the Ole Red website.
Ole Red Entertainment Venue
Ole Red will offer 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 it appears that Ole Red is set to deliver. Their press release states “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 will be where the Riverbend Mall was located, which is directly in front of the brand new Margaritaville Resort. It will undergo a $9 million renovation as they transform the building into Ole Red.
Ole Red Gatlinburg
Ole Red Gatlinburg Opening Date
Ole Red Gatlinburg is scheduled to open March 11 through March 17 for 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 when it opens? Let us know in the comments below!