W 9th St, Winston Salem, NC, US
Capacity: 1000 Age Limit: 18
Bio: The original Ziggy’s was located on 513 Deacon Blvd. near Wake Forest University for 27 years. It provided a great venue for all types of musical acts from Hootie and the Blowfish to Burning Spear to Bill Monroe. The property was bought up by a Wake Forest development group in November of 2007, leaving a void in the entertainment scene in town. After nearly a three year hiatus owner Jay Stephens put together a team of local developers and investors to bring back Ziggy’s. Charles Womack and Brad McCauley of Yes Weekly collaborated with Stephens to design a great entertainment space. Ziggy’s will have a Music Hall with a wrap around balcony and large stage. This space will be utilized 4 days a week and host live national bands, dance parties and special events. Capacity will be 1,000 in the 14,000 square foot space. There will also be a smaller tavern style bar attached to the Music Hall that will be open 7 days a week from 11am to 2am. The tavern will have a great deck space that will be used to host local bands and DJs. Ziggy’s will also have two outdoor courtyards. Ziggy's was rumored to have been founded by Ziggy Marley, though it was actually founded by Wake Forest alumnus John 'Ziggy' Ziglinski in the early 1970s. Under its former moniker, the White Horse Pub, the club was located on Deacon Boulevard until Ziggy’s moved to Baity Street in 1988. Jay Stephens bought the tavern just three years later and operated it there until 2007. On November 25th of 2007, Ziggy’s closed its doors forever at its Baity St. location. After many hurdles and delays, ZIGGY'S opened it's doors on August 5th, featuring hometown heroes CODESEVEN and HOPESFALL for a glorious sold out event! We are more than excited to bring many many happy memories your way for decades to come!!