FAQ

Q:  Where is the Double Door Inn located?
A: We are at 1218 Charlottetowne Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204.  Check our Contact page for a map.

Q:  When are you open?
A: Check the calendar for exact details but normal operating hours are:

Monday:  7:30 PM Doors & 10:15 PM Music (Monday Night All Stars)
Tuesday: 7:30 PM Doors & 9:00 PM Music (Bill Hanna’s Jazz Jam)
Wednesday: 3:00 PM Bar Opens;  8:00 PM Doors & 9:00 PM Music
Thursday: 7:30 PM Doors & 9:00 PM Music
Friday: 3:00 PM Bar Opens;  9:00 PM Doors & 10:00 PM Music
Saturday: 8:30 PM Doors & 10:00 PM Music
Sunday: 8:00 PM Doors & 9:00 PM Music (only on Sundays with music)

Q: How do I purchase advance tickets for concerts?
A: Tickets are available on our site (doubledoorinn.com). Just click on the TICKETS button next to the show you wish to attend and follow the prompts. We accept all major credit cards for online ticket sales.  If you have any problems purchasing online tickets please call 877.987.6487, handling fees still apply.  You can also purchase tickets in house for all upcoming shows during our normal operating hours. Purchases can be made at the bar.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: All ticket sells are final.  No refunds or exchanges will be issued. No refunds will be processed for unused tickets or for patrons who are denied entry for any reason (e.g. no Valid ID).  Events are subject to change in date, time or scheduled act at anytime. In the case of an event cancellation, refunds will be provided via the method of payment originally used. Convenience fees are non-refundable.

Q: What is the age policy for admittance at the Double Door Inn?
A: All events are 21+. Underage patrons must be accompanied by an adult.  A Valid State issued ID is required of all guest, regardless of age, to gain admittance to the club.  A $2 underage fee will be charged at the door.

Q: Is the Double Door Inn a seated venue?
A: The Double Door Inn is a 200 capacity venue with limited seated options that are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Q: Is the Double Door Inn a non-smoking venue?
A: The Double Door Inn is a non-smoking venue.  However, for our smoking patrons we have a screened back porch where you can take a quick break while still enjoying your beverage.

Q: Do you have any other rules I should know about?
A: Not many but please refrain from using a flash if you want to take a photo of the show; don’t bring outside drinks into the club (we have a fully stocked bar just for you!); don’t deface our property (the Double Door Inn is an historic building); don’t  fight or be rude to other guests or staff (seriously, we’re all adults) and tip your bartenders well – they’ll ring the bell if you do!

Q: Did Eric Clapton really play the Double Door Inn?
A: Yes.  In June 1982, Clapton was touring the Southeast and had based his tour out of Charlotte.  He played the “old” Coliseum (now Bojangles Coliseum) on Wednesday June 23rd but did not, contrary to popular myth, come to the venue that night.  On Thursday June 24th, after returning from his Tennessee show, he stopped by the club and sat in with the Legendary Blues Band.

Q: Did any other amazing artist play the Double Door Inn?
A: Too many to mention but we’ll try.  The next time one of the legendary nights occurs, don’t you want to say you were there?  Stevie Ray Vaughan, JJ Cale, Steve Earle, Buddy Guy, Elvin Bishop, Delbert McClinton, Sam & Dave, KoKo Taylor, Derek Trucks, The Turtles, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Wet Willie, Roomful Of Blues, John Hammond Jr., Willie Dixon, Roy Buchanan, Steve Forbert , Gatemouth Brown, Joe Ely, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dave Alvin, Alejandro Escovedo, Vassar Clements, Drive-By Truckers, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Billy Joe Shaver, Zach Deputy and many more.  Convinced you need to spend more time at our venue?

Q. How can I book my band at the Double Door Inn?

A: The Double Door Inn is closing on Jan 2.  There are no additional bookings available.