Posted by: Nick | April 28, 2009

CityBlock Shuts Its Doors – R.I.P. Coyote’s

From the Ville Voice

The rumors that started two weeks ago became reality over the weekend, and no one knows what’s going to happen to the important downtown block that has housed the CityBlock entertainment complex. A hundred employees lost their jobs.

Club owners Ward Plauche and Don Blackburn announced over the weekend that they weren’t re-opening the club that closed last Wednesday. Plauche has been critical of city government in recent months, and especially its support of nightclubs at Fourth Street Live. Cordish’s new Sports and Social Club, supported by nearly a million dollars in the form of a forgivable loan from the city, opened last week.

Read the full story HERE.

Here is a look at some of the shows they had there over the past year or two (at least, the ones we mentioned on the site):

  • N.E.R.D (CityBlock)
  • Ween (CityBlock)
  • The Hold Steady and Drive-by-Truckers (Coyote’s)
  • Black Keys (CityBlock)
  • Hanson (Coyote’s)
  • Avett Brothers (Coyote’s)
  • Villebillies & Rehab (Coyote’s)
  • Dropkick Murphys (Coyote Murphys)
  • Black Stone Cherry (Coyotes)
  • Seether (Coyote’s)
  • Bodeco w/ The Instruction (Fox Den/Coyotes)

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