Washington to lead multi-state lawsuit against Trump administration over family separations

Local rock ‘n’ roll haven to stay closed

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SEATTLE — The Comet Tavern, a divey, dingy, haven for some of Seattle’s greatest rock n’ roll shows won’t reopen its doors after shutting them for the last time this month.

According to the Comet’s Facebook page, the owner of the iconic tavern removed the sound system and other items of value from the venue sometime last week, and all remaining shows have been re-booked to other local venues.

Comet“So it looks like we are kaput unless another owner decides to lease the place from the building owner and maintain it as the Comet Tavern,” the tavern’s Facebook page read.

The Comet shut its doors a week ago due to “a water bill/lease issue,” the Seattle Times reported. A closed sign has since hung on the window. Rock n’ rollers around Seattle have voiced their opinion of the closing on Facebook.

“Wow…,” Facebook user Missy Lacey wrote. “This is utterly heartbreaking. We all have so many memories there.”

A benefit for Comet Tavern employees is planned for 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Highline. The cost of entrance is $6.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s