After announcing in January that the Old Town House would be closing in the spring, all tickets have sold out for the Buttermarket Street’s final gig, this Saturday (13th April).
The show with doors opening at 2pm, sees 11 bands and artists including The Mighty Bossmags and, LGBT group The Agenda on a line up which celebrates all the great music that has been been played in the past two years since Jen Burgess signed the lease. Also playing are french punk-ska band, Zéro Talent, underlying the venues commitment to supporting overseas visitors.
Jen who runs the venue with her husband Gazz, added: “The time has come folks – this shall be our last gig in Old Town House. Hopefully the future will bring bright things for us and also for this place but until then we shall give it the send off it deserves.”
We spoke to Jen from Old Town House for [WAM] Magazine in January, about their struggle to remain in business when dozens of pubs and music venues are closing weekly. Read that feature online now.
Set times as follows:
4pm Flat Back Four
4:45pm NoNo & The Sinking Ship
5:30pm Black Eyes
7:45pm Spoke Too Soon
8:30pm The AgendA
10pm Zéro Talent (fr)
10:45pm The Mighty Bossmags
Tickets are available online here and
from the bar.
On Friday, Black Bee Soul Club will present ‘Motown in The Old Town‘ from 9pm to 2am. It is a five-hour vinyl only celebration of Motown and soul.
Joseph Finegan, who has organised the Motown night, said: “We want to give the venue a big send off before it closes as we’re all going to miss it a lot. Motown at The Old Town is for the young and forever young.”
If you’re going, expect some of this
Loads of this
And some more of this