“It was a place for unknown bands to play without having to worry about filling the space. It was a place to play that was fun. You could have a fundraiser there and raise money, you could try out new material.”
Out of the Blue
The issue is a lot more complicated than the singular incident of EMF evictions: Gentrification and displacement have long since transformed formerly working class neighborhoods like Cambridgeport to upper-middle enclaves.
The year in venue openings, closings, celebrations, changes, and close calls.