The Downtown Shuttered
The Downtown rock club in Farmingdale, N.Y., where artists including
A September 20th show with Josh Kelly was moved to
“It’s a tough business,” former co-owner Dave Glicker told Newsday. “I know from operating for many years that insurance alone is almost cost-prohibitive — especially when you’re hosting very aggressive rock and roll shows.”
The former sports bar was reopened as the 450-capacity Downtown in 2001. The venue went on to be a regular stop for established touring acts as well as a milestone gig for up-and-coming hard rock and metal bands.
Ticket refunds are being given at the point of purchase.