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The End of The Hush - Shutdown!

Rocky Mar 01 2009 2:26P 5

last night the inevitable happened, 5 cops, 1 olcc rep, and 2 fire marshals stopped the show and let us know that we were to have no more shows until we have a permit. Here's the reason we don't have one to begin with: due to the fact that the performance hall is three stories up we would be given a capacity of LESS THAN 49 INCLUDING PERFORMERS AND STAFF.


That's not a lot of people. you can see why it was not appealing for us to go legit.


so now I have a hand full of shows that I need your help in placing.
I've contacted the artistery, the wail, backspace, disjecta and worksound about taking some bills, is there anywhere i've left out?

all in all, I want to continue to work with the music community in making it the raddest it can be, there are so many amazing bands in portland right now and we have all been doing our part in supporting that. lets keep working together in harnessing that, whether it be attending a show, spreading the word about a band you really like and buying their albums, throwing sweaty house shows for new up and coming bands, or simply telling someone their art is awesome and worth appreciating, every little bit helps.


& thank you all for sharing the excitement with me about the bands and shows HUSH has had. See you around.


<3 Rocky

p.s.
- anyone know of any good warehouses for rent? HUSH the sequel maybe?

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5 Comments

  1. pc-pdx

    This is indeed a bummer to loose such a rad space.

    Big thanks to Rocky and crew for all your efforts. I really like your comment about building up our scene and community, that's what it's all about.

    r.i.p. Hush

  2. I'm one of the main booking agents for the University in Eugene. Let me know if you want to move any of those bills down to Eugene.

    • Geoff
    • 3/2/2009 9:56:00 AM
  3. wow...
    the hush was awesome.

    • trony
    • 3/2/2009 4:32:00 PM
  4. pc-pdx

    Ezra Ace Caraeff puts his spin on this post on the Mercurys End Hits:
    http://endhits.portlandmercury.com/endhits/archives/2009/03/01/the_hush_is_hushed_by_the_man

  5. church

    ahh hush, how we will miss you.
    you were our favorite all ages venue in PDX, what are we to do now?

    rocky if you ever get another place church would love to help you promote/open it.

    -b

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