Fort Hill offers a spectacular view of the Kanawha River and downtown Charleston.

Empty Glass Cafe

Live Music 7 days a Week! 

Monday: Charleston WV's Longest Running Open Mic Night 
Hosted By Donnie Smith 
Donnie has Taken the Open Mic to a New Level incorporating Art shows and Door Prizes 

Open Mic night is always FREE 

Tuesday: $5 cover First Drink is on Us with The Spurgie Hankins Band~ Original Singer Songwriter from Charleston WV. Check out his Great Original Songs and you Might Hear a Cover or two as well1 
First Drink is on us and Happy Hour Prices all night Long! 

Wednesday: Is Hosted by HOBOCLAY.COM ~ Occasionally you can see a Great Touring Band on Wednesday Nights as well! (Cover May vary for Special Events) 

Thursday: See the best Touring and Local bands routing through Charleston at a Discounted Price on Thursdays. Some of the Most Talented bands To ever Play Charleston have come through Charleston at amazing prices because we are a great routing point for Touring Bands. 
Cover is $5 and if you show up before 10pm Cover is Free (Special events may vary) 

Friday and Saturday: The Party is at the Empty Glass every weekend!!! We always have the Best Most Ecclectic Entertainment Available starting with Free Happy Hour Jazz Every Friday Featuring Dugan Carter and Friends! After Happy Hour Ends at 9pm The Party Kicks in with the best Local and Touring acts available! Average cover on the weekends is $7 but may be more or less Depending on the Entertainment. (Show up Early for a Discount on Cover Charge!) 

Sunday: On nights when there is a Mountain Stage recording we have the Post Mountain Stage Jam Hosted by the Carpenter Ants. Acts are always invited down to hang out and Jam after the Mountain Stage Recordings and a lot of times they show up. In the Past we have had acts such as Cake, Joss Stone, Jacob Dylan, Jason Isbell, Govt. Mule, and many more show up and Hang out and Jam. This is where the Magic Happens! Cover on Mountain Stage Nights is $6 or $4 if you attended the Mountain Stage Recording. On nights when there isn’t a Mountain Stage Recording there will be other Events scheduled.


  • Handicap Accessible
  • Kids Menu
  • Reservations
  • Serves Alcohol
  • Serves Breakfast
  • Serves Dinner
  • Serves Lunch
  • Takeout