Maxwell's Closing: Historic NJ Rock Club Casualty of Culture Shift

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  1. AmishGirl

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    Maxwell's is closing down. The famous club in Hoboken, New Jersey will finally close to business after 35 years of serving the local community.

    The iconic club opened in 1978 and has become one of the most recognizable landmarks in New Jersey in recent decades – featuring top bands such as Nirvana and Yo La Tengo.

    Here is a video of Nirvana playing at Maxwell's in 1989:

    http://www.christianpost.com/news/maxwells-closing-nj-venue-where-nirvana-yo-la-tengo-performed-to-close-its-doors-video-97291/
     
  3. Billy Brown

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    ok
     
  4. Lumpy

    Lumpy Active Member

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    I lived half a mile from there....had some fun times.sad.
     
  5. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    If everyone that whines about a bar/club closing actually patronized the place then it wouldn't be closing. Also a business has to keep up with with the times or risk losing business and closing shop. Fuck 'em. :fil:
     
  6. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    In this shitty economy and with its rise in alcohol consumption, it's actually a pretty remarkable feat to fail at a bar. :jj:
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    When I go to NY clubs it seems the younger crowd doesn't drink much....can't blame them with the prices...re-god-damn-diculous

    They are mostly doing molly or some other shit...probably cheaper
     
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    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

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    Who needs to go out when you have like a million friends to hang out with online :lmao:
     
  9. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules Gold

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    After CBGB'S turned into a boutique for fags I have little use for nightclubs. Plus I'm old.
     
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    Yo La Tengo :bigcry:
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    thanks pops
     
  12. Lou Loomis

    Lou Loomis Feel the Gern

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    their current album is pretty good. :console:
     
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    I love it.