While I really don’t enjoy having to facilitate the bad news as much as I like doing the positive stuff, it comes with the territory. As someone who lives and breathes the live music scene of my Metal and Rock Metropolis, I am sad to help share the broadcast that the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn will be closing its doors this coming August. Their Facebook announcement is embedded for you down below.
PiercingMetal Thoughts: Though I didn’t always go to the Brooklyn version of The Knitting Factory, I did enjoy myself when I attended the shows of artists I enjoyed who were playing on nights when I was free to zip over there. It was a solid room with a good sized space for many up and coming and mid-level acts. Also for acts that were bigger in other lands but still hadn’t taken a gigantic foothold here. Sizewise this place reminded me of the no longer existing Marlin Room at Webster Hall. It was bigger than The Studio but not quite B.B. King Blues Club either and oh yeah those clubs are gone now too. I hope that their closing of “we will see you again in the coming months” isn’t just talk because when some spaces went away they said similar and well, you know what happened. Closing up I wonder what you out there in the readership thought about this venue and what maybe your very favorite show attended might have been. Chime in down below in the comments section and I will see you next time around. Thanks for reading and please stay safe out there.