DOG-FRIENDLY BAR
Fully Re-opened -- Full Bar Service
Live Music * Open Mic * Ping Pong * Patio


Open Every Single Day @ Noon
Sun, Mon, Tue, Thur close at midnight
(Open until 1 a.m. every Wed., Fri. & Sat.)

 Visit www.kickbackavl.com or download the GrubHub app for immediate home delivery


 

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VOTED WNC'S #1 KAVA BAR & OPEN MIC

268 BILTMORE AVE

ASHEVILLE, NC

828.505.8118

OPEN DAILY

Normal hours:

noon to midnight

(Open until 1 a.m. every Wed, Fri. & Sat.)

Doing Our Part to Keep Asheville Weird Since 2010

NC's first and finest kava bar, Sovereign Kava Bar serves the drink from the South Pacific that has helped generations of native islanders relax, unwind, and commune with their ancestors. 

Find Out More About Us

Check Out Our Menu

 

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Whether it's some of the finest musicians you can see in Asheville on a Friday or Saturday night, or the longest-running Open Mic in town(voted best of wnc, by the way) or recurring monthly and weekly events, there is always something happening at Sovereign Kava.

See Our Full Schedule of Events

MUSIC & EVENTS

 

WEEKLY

MUSIC & EVENTS

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POETRY OPEN MIC

ASHEVILLE

 

Every Wednesday 8:30 pm

8 pm Sign Up

Voted Best of WNC 2019 and Asheville's longest-running Open Mic, Poetry Open Mic Asheville hosted by Caleb Beissert welcomes all forms of creative expression. Come early to sign up for either a 5-minute or 10-minute spot.

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LIVE MUSIC

 

Friday and Saturday 8pm

Occacasional Sundays at 7pm

Sovereign Kava features some of the best musicians around. Our music schedule is always changing -- for this month's offerings, Click Here

 

For booking inquiries,

please contact booking.sovkav@gmail.com

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Open Jam
Every Tuesday at 8pm/7:30 Sign Up

This is a weekly opportunity for experienced musicians to get together, talk, and share ideas in a living room-like setting. No alcohol is served, but players are invited to try kava at the two-fer-one rate. Sign up at 7:30 PM for a slot. Jam starts at 8pm. Watch at home by visiting our YouTube or Facebook page!We provide full backline--drum kit, amps, piano, keys, and PA with mics/inputs. The jam is hosted by Kavalactones who play for the first half hour or so, and then the jam opens up.
 
Sign up when you get here! Things here, are on a first come, first serve basis. We do recommend bringing your own instrument (guitar, bass, musical saw, etc.), unless you play keys, or sticks if you play kit.
 

WEEKLY EVENTS

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PING PONG TOURNAMENT

 

Every Monday at 7 pm

1st Place Wins $50 Bar Tab

Asheville's best ping-pong players join Asheville's worst table-tennis players convene at Sovereign Kava every Monday at 7 p.m. to battle for glory and a $50 bar tab. No charge. Losers get a free shot of kava!

Whether you learned to play in the basement as a kid, or in a prison as a young adult, or in a rehab facility as an older adult, this is the tournament for you.

Located just down the hill on the Asheville-side of Mission Hospital, we are convenient walking distance to medical help after you get your heart broken on our Butterfly table.

 

Bring your paddle or borrow one of ours. Open to all skill levels and clothing styles. Beginners welcome.

 

Hell, we're ALL rusty after not playing during the Pandemic so don't let that stop you.

Our table-tennis table is open for play 7 days a week, noon to 11 p.m. unless there's a music event.

Here's a link to a video from our 2019 table tennis tourney:

https://youtu.be/w_1EFEzx9sA