Former Rumor general manager Dillon Sweeney had a good thing going with his After Dark local music showcase. Now that owner the Siegel Group has sold the property, he’s producing a ramped-up, indie-centric version of that night called Amplified, which debuted last Saturday night inside the lounge at Artisan. Turns out it’s just the start for the boutique property. “One of our goals is to make Artisan where you can see live entertainment regularly, like places Downtown where touring talent come through,” Sweeney says. An open-mic night is slated to begin on February 27—shortly before the lounge undergoes renovations for two months—and Sweeney hopes to fill the weekly calendar with different kinds of acts. “I think we need more places for these bands to play, more local showcases that support these bands and help them grow.”
The classic, circular Ellis Island sign will be on display at the Neon Museum.
“It’s sad to see everyone leaving because this plaza is getting old. You don’t leave your grandparents because they’re getting old.”
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