When Do You Have Shows?

Wed 7-10pm, Thurs-Sat 7-11pm (Doors open at 6:30pm).  Additional special events will be posted on our ticket page.

Where Are You Located?

477 King St., Charleston, SC 29403

Where Should I Park?

  • ​Metered King Street Parking​

  • Visitor Center Parking Garage: 63 Mary St.

  • Visitor Center Parking Lot: 375 Meeting St.

  • Paid Lot: Corner of King St. and Radcliffe St.

Is There A Dress Code?

There is no required dress code.  We recommend smart casual, unless an event is specially noted.

How Can I Tip The Band?

If tip jar is not present, Venmo and PayPal links are posted above in the header.  Thank you for your support of live music!

Is The Club Handicap Accessible?

Yes, please see our concierge for seating assistance.


Is Seating Reserved?

Seating is sold by section: VIP, Premium, and General.  Upon arrival, you will be seated by the concierge according to party size, seating section and social distancing protocol.  

Do You Serve Food And Drinks?

Forte offers an eclectic wine and beer selection and light bites at the bar.

What Restaurants Are Nearby?

NOTE: Forte's bar offers beer, wine, soft drinks and light refreshments.  Guests are welcome to bring carry-out dinners to the show.

  • Republic Garden and Lounge

  • O Ku

  • The Darling Oyster Bar

  • Halls Chophouse

  • Stars Rooftop & Grill Room

What Attractions Are Close By?

Charleston Area Visitor Center

Marion Square Park

The Children's Museum

The Charleston Museum

Are Tickets Required To Watch Livestream?

As part of our commitment to making live music available to all, our live stream is accessible without a ticket.  You may purchase a virtual ticket to show your support by clicking on the event ticket link.  You may also contribute via our virtual tip jar.

Can I Rent The Venue?

Yes, please contact us at info@fortejazzlounge for more information.