Green Room is For Sale

Nearly two years to the day it opened, Lumpkin Street music room and watering hole Green Room is on the marketplace.

Owner Wilmot Greene says he is offering it up for sale as of now and, in any case, will not be renewing the liquor license currently held in his name, which expires Dec. 30.

The building underwent extensive renovation courtesy of Greene and his partners before opening, and includes a suite of offices on its second floor that can be rented out by anyone who takes over its lease. (The purchase of the business itself is a separate agreement from the lease on the building that houses the venue.)

Although associated with the Georgia Theatre, Green Room has functioned fairly independently from that venue since its opening and was not included as part of the sale of the Theatre earlier this year.

Greene tells Flagpole he is selling because he’s moving away after 26 years and has “never like the idea of being an absentee owner in this industry.”

While this news has quietly circulated for a couple of weeks, no serious offers have yet crossed Greene’s desk. “This will be the first announcement that it is for sale. We didn’t want to have a ‘for sale’ sign in the window when bands were playing,” he says.

Interested parties should contact Greene directly via email at