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Boston Area Clubs - current and old.

Bust

  • The Abbey - Somerville...3 Beacon Street, Somerville. Closed Nov. 2008
  • All Asia - Mass Ave, Cambridge. Closed July, 2013.
  • The Ark - 15 Lansdowne St...became the home of the Boston Tea Party
  • Avalon - 15 Lansdowne St, Boston previously Ark and Boston-Boston.
  • Axis - Lansdowne St, Boston , later was Spit.
  • BAC - The Boston Architectural Society. Newbury St, Boston
  • Baseball Tavern - Fenway, 1270 Boylston St.
  • Beachcomber - 797 Quincy Shore Dr, Quincy
  • BFVF - 39 Brighton Ave
  • Bills Bar - 5 Lansdowne St
  • The Birdcage - Combat Zone, Essex St, Boston
  • Boston-Boston - 15 Lansdowne, Boston
  • became Metro and then Avalon
  • Boston Tea Party - 53 Berkeley St, Boston and Lansdowne St. 1967-71
  • Bradford Ballroom - 279 Tremont St, Boston. Now the Royale
  • Brighton Elks - Late 1990's venue in Brighton Center - Hardcore shows
  • Brighton Music Hall - 186 Brighton Ave,Allston. Formally Harper's Ferry
  • Bunratty’s - 186 Harvard Avenue, Allston...later Local 186 - Now The Wonder Bar
  • Cambridge Elks Lodge - 55 Bishop Richard Allen Drive, Cambridge. Hardcore shows.
  • Cantab Lounge 738 Mass Ave, Central Square
  • Cantones Broad St, Financial Zone.
  • Charlie's Kitchens Harvard Square.
  • The Catacombs - Mass Ave, Boston. 1960's
  • The Causeway - 65 Causeway Street, North Station was Chet's Last Call
  • The Channel - Necco Way, Fort Point Channel area. Earlier called The Mad Hatter.
  • Chet's Last Call - 65 Causeway Street, North Station
  • The Chopping Block 724 Huntington Ave 2003-2004
  • Church - 69 Kilmarnock St Boston. Closed 2015.
  • The Club - Mass Ave, Cambridge...later became Soundstage.
  • Club 3 Somerville Ave ....became Lilli's and then 608
  • Club 47 orig location 47 Mt Auburn now at 47 Palmer St.
  • Club Zircon - Cambridge.
  • Compass Lounge - Yarmouth, Cape Cod
  • Copperfields - Fenway, Boston.
  • Crosstown Bus 337 Washington St, Brighton Center 60's club...Doors played there
  • Cuisine en Locale - 156 Highland Ave, Somerville.
  • The Democracy Center - 45 Mt Auburn St., Cambridge Hardcore club
  • Down Under - 1 New Chardon St, Government Center.
  • Dummies - 967 Comm Ave, Allston. Became the Paradise.
  • Emily's - downtown crossing in 2001 for a brief time
  • Gallery East - South Station. Building destroyed.
  • Gladstones - 1239 Commonwealth Ave Boston
  • Great Scott's - 1222 Commonwealth Ave, Boston
  • Green Street Grill - Central Square
  • Green Street Station - Green St, Jamaica Plain...building gone.
  • Hardcore Stadium 55 Bishop Allen Dr., Cambridge
  • Harper's Ferry - 186 Brighton Ave,Allston, now Brighton Music Hall
  • The Hideaway Fresh Pond, Cambridge
  • The Honey Lounge downstairs in the Pour House - 907 Boylston St, Boston
  • House of Blues Lansdowne St, Boston
  • Inn Square Men's Bar - Inman Square, Cambridge.
  • Jacks Mass Ave, Cambridge
  • Jacques Underground 79 Broadway, Boston 2015
  • Jaspers Somerville 1980-81
  • Jazz Workshop Boylston Street, Boston
  • Jonathan Swifts Harvard Sq, Cambridge
  • Johnny D's - Harvard Ave, Allston
  • Johnny D's Uptown - Davis Square, Somerville Closed 3/13/16
  • Jumbo's - 1133 Broadway, Somerville
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash - corner of Kilmarnock and Queensbury St, building gone.
  • K-K-K-Katty's - Kenmore Square Part of complex with Narcissus/Celebration
  • The Kirkland Cafe - Somerville...now a restaurant.
  • Lilly Pad - Inman Square, Somerville
  • The Linwood - 69 Kilmarnock St....now Church.
  • Lizard Lounge - 1667 Mass Ave, Cambridge.
  • Local 186 - Allston, was Bunratty's
  • Lucifer's - Kenmore Sq
  • The Mad Hatter - later became the Channel
  • The Main Act - Harbor House, Lynn, MA
  • Mama Kin Music Hall - Lansdowne St...owned by Aerosmith.
  • Manray - Central Sq, Cambridge. Closed 2005.
  • Mavericks - Financial District.
  • Metro - Lansdowne St..formally Boston, Boston...later Avalon, now House of Blues.
  • Middle East - 472-480 Mass Ave, Central Sq
  • Midway - Jamaica Plain
  • O Brien's - Harvard Ave, Allston
  • Oliver's 62 Brookline Ave.....now The Cask and Flagon (since 1973) ...VU played here.
  • Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery and more - Central Sq. Started in 2015
  • The Overdraught - now Atwood's
  • P.A.'s Lounge - Somerville Ave, Somerville.
  • The Paradise - 967 Comm Ave, Allston .Formally Dummies.
  • Paul's Mall/Jazz Workshop - 733 Boylston, Boston
  • The Performance Center - Harvard Square
  • Plough and Stars - Mass Ave, Cambridge
  • Precinct Union Square, Somerville
  • Presidents Rock Club Quincy. Few shows in 2013-14. Closed July 27, 2014.
  • Psychedelic Supermarket - 590 Comm Ave...Cream played. Building gone.
  • Radio Somerville Ave, Somerville
  • The Ratskeller aka The Rat 1974-97.
  • Red Star Union - One Kendal Square, Cambridge 02139
  • Roggies 356 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton - 2014
  • Rosebud - 381 Summer St, Davis Square, Somerville
  • Royale - 279 Tremont St, Boston.
  • Sally O'Brien's - Somerville Ave, Somerville
  • Sinclair - Harvard Square
  • Skybar - Somerville Ave, Somerville
  • Soundstage - Mass Ave, Cambridge...formally The Club.
  • The Space - Financial District, 76 Batterymarch St.
  • Spit - Lansdowne Street, Boston. Previously Axis.
  • Store 54 - Harvard Ave, Allston
  • Storyville - Kenmore Square... early 80's
  • Streets - Comm Ave near Harvard Ave Opened 1981.
  • Tam - Beacon St.
  • Tennis Up - Combat Zone
  • Thayer Street - 38 or 24 Thayer Street...loft parties/gigs.
  • Toad - Porter Square
  • TT the Bears - 10 Brookline St,Central Square. Closed 2015.
  • The Underground - Comm Ave
  • The Unicorn - Boylston Street across from Pru Center - 60's club.
  • The Upstairs Lounge
  • Where It's At - several locations in the late 60's.
  • Workshop Quincy. Six months in 2014. Closed by Police 11/29/14
  • Zeitgeist Gallery- Inman Square, Somerville. Now the Lilly Pad.
  • 1270 Club - Fenway 1980

 


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