The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed but according to the Bloomington Pantagraph the 1,400-capacity venue will close after a New Year’s concert from
“Our initial reaction was that we had been going head-to-head with the Limelight for four years as our main competitor, and that this might get a little easier if we moved in instead of somebody else,” Castle co-owner Rory O’Connor told the paper.
We have records of 29 shows at the Limelight in 2017, a highlight of which was a sold-out show from Old Dominion Feb. 11. Tickets to that show went from $20 to $45 and the total gross was reported at $30,360.
Pollstar reached out to Limelight Eventplex for comment but hadn’t heard back at press time.