How do you feel about CBGB turning into an art gallery?
If you are, at all, an original punk afficianado, or just give a shit about punk history, or even the history of New York City, you will have heard of CBGB.
Amazing acts, like The Ramones, Iggy Pop, Sex Pistols, Blondie, like all these amazing acts passed through CBGB.
The venue actually closed down in 2006 and it became, I think, like a John Varvatos shop or something weird like that, but now it’s becoming an art gallery.
It’s going to be called Amanita. They’ll have their first gallery showing starting September 29th. Their first exhibition is going to be Leonardo Meoni. He does these really beautiful illustrations or paintings on velvet.
They’re really beautiful and amazing, so if you’re in the New York City area, go check ’em out. Let me know how it is in the comments below. I’ll live vicariously through you until I can get there myself.