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Legendary club demolished

Staff and regular bar patrons watch as the The Brewery, a legendary local live music venue was leveled Tuesday, August 2, 2011 to make way for a drug store, parking deck and apartments on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh, NC..

Stills: Travis Long and Takaaki Iwabu
Video: Travis Long
Editing: Travis Long and Takaaki Iwabu
Music: Ryan Adams “My Heart Is Broken” live at The Brewery October 21, 1999

3 Responses to “Legendary club demolished”

  1. […] a half later, it’s still a dirt parking lot. Two of the N&O’s photographers did a really cool video of the building being torn down, set to a recording of Ryan and Caitlin singing “Heart Is […]

  2. Peter Jordan says:

    Hi, I’m from Ireland but lived in Raleigh for a while between 1998 and 1999. I saw a LOT of Gigs in the Brewery and played a few as well. Sad to see it come down but have happy memories of it (including a few Photos on my Facebook Site. Good Video.


  3. […] this date in 2011, a piece of local-music history died when the Brewery came down — leveled to make way for a fancy student-housing complex. And even though it’s been gone for seven […]

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