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Our Story, Our Stage

Welcome to 48 West, the newest music venue in Wedowee, Alabama, owned and managed by multi-talented musician Barry Waldrep and his wife Lesia, both natives of the town. With over 35 years of experience touring with his own band and recording with renowned artists like Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, and more, Barry has a deep passion for music and a special love for small listening rooms. That’s why he created 48 West – a cozy and intimate space for music lovers to enjoy amazing performances by National, Regional and Local artists.

At 48 West, we believe in providing a unique and unforgettable experience for our guests. You’ll be able to enjoy live music in a setting that truly celebrates the art form. Whether you’re a local music lover or visiting Wedowee for the first time, we invite you to come and join us at 48 West and discover your new favorite artist.

Rent 48 West

Rent 48 West for Wedding Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, and Meetings. (Sorry, no parties.)

Monday -Thursday: $300 per day
Friday – Sunday: $1,000 per day


216 West Broad Street
(Highway 48 West)
Wedowee, AL 36278

Hear from the artists who play at 48 West

48 West in Wedowee, AL is a musicians dream. Everything from the sound of the room to the snacks in the green room, this venue is designed by Artist for Artist. The audience was fully engaged and welcoming as was the venue staff and family. Artist, don’t miss the call to play this venue! Music lovers, make plans for your trip to Wedowee, AL for a great night of music and fellowship.

John Berry

48 West is blessed with the two of the most important things that makes for a great evening and performance; a great sounding room and a fantastic, warm and willing group of folks to share the night with! Wedowee and 48 West is a winner.

Mike Farris

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