8423RE: Clip: Juddy on the state of Pittsburgh music venues
- Feb 5, 2004I wrote:
> > But let's now forget ArsenalRight now, the alley is sticking to Monday nights for the live bands.
>Well, who can forget the extremely successful Monday night shows at Arsenal
>Lanes? Are you (or anyone) booking shows there on the weekends or does the
>venue want to keep those last two lanes open for bowling?
>Yeah, they've had a liquor license for some time now. Of course it was hard
> > I had a nice chat with the owners of the Rex last night, ... there very
> > (which, in the end, hopefully will be nice for the local bands that
> > fill their calendar between the Elko shows).
>I take it they have their liquor license by now? The days of free booze
to pay for drinks for awhile after getting them for "free" for so long!
>That's a prime location for music -- seems like Carson hasI don't think owning property in the Strip is the best thing right now. (and
>taken up the slack of a lot of the kinds of music that were playing in the
>Strip (really that stated when Mullen left Rosebud for Club Cafe).
rumor has it that even though the Rosebud closed...it hasn't been sold)
> > ::begin shameless plug::The Drive-In is an "event" in itself, and I'd hate to see it tied to any
> > The Rock 'n Roll Drive-In presents:
> > PLAN 9 FROM THE SOUTH SIDE
> > featuring:
> > The Surfin' Squares
> > The Forbidden Five
> > The Breakup Society
> > The New Alcindors
> > and from Detroit, The Come Ons
> > Music * Movies * Mayhem
> > 2/28/04 @ The Rex Theater on the Historic South Side in Pittsburgh.
> > ::end shameless plug::
>No Gothees? NO ZOWIE? Wha'happen?
particular band (or bands)....or even a person. When I wear my "promoter"
hat, I do my best to assemble a strong bill that I would hope a lot of
people would like to attend.
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