2x Venue Closures

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2x Venue Closures

Post by Fenderfan » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:07 pm

Found out this arvo of not just one, but TWO live venues in Central Auckland that are closing their doors! :shock:

http://www.nzmusician.co.nz/index.php/p ... temid/5377

http://dubdotdash.blogspot.co.nz/2012/0 ... khuja.html

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Never came across an oppourtunity to play at the Dog's Bollix, but saw many a band play there.....
Khuja however, was host to my first live gig, I was nervous as all hell, but we pulled it off and had a fantastic night. One I'll remember for a while yet.....
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Re: 2x Venue Closures

Post by Mr Bass Man » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:47 pm

Had never heard of Khuja, but had been to the 'bollix' a couple of times..... it's a shame when any live music venue has to close
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Re: 2x Venue Closures

Post by martyforrer » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:49 am

I used to sub for the bass player in the Dogs Bollix band in the late 90s, early 00s, and I played there every Wed night for a while in a band called The Haggard Bros. Shame to see places go down. I remember when the Bollix used to have people queuing down the road to get in.

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