Site of First NYC Phish Show to Close
Photo via Kenny’s Castaways
Kenny’s Castaways, a landmark of New York City’s Greenwich Village music scene, will close its doors in September after 45 years of business, Brooklyn Vegan reports. The venue, which hosted the first NYC-area Phish show on March 31, 1988, Mike Gordon’s 2010 Mossery event, a recent Ben Harper show, as well as performances by the New York Dolls, Patti Smith, Bruce Springstein, and many more is expected to close on September 30. According to the report, Kenny’s will become a new restaurant/music venue called Carroll Place.