Say Goodbye to Bogie’s…

April 28th, 2015, 11:00 am by Greg

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Photograph by Sara Ayers

Yes, you may have heard the rumors, but now it’s official – Bogie’s is closing.

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It’s been a good six-year run, but Bogie’s – Albany’s haven for metal, hip-hop, hardcore and all manner of hard rockin’ headbangers – is planning to shutter its doors for good after one final blowout on Sunday, May 31.

Upstate Black N Blue Productions took over the operations of Bogie’s with a grand opening bash featuring the Erotics, Horror Business, Hijinx, Society High and Pistol Shot Gypsy back on June 5, 2009.

But as posted yesterday (Monday, April 27) on the Upstate Black N Blue website:

“As of June 1st, Bogie’s will no longer be hosting any shows. We will be closing the doors permanently. All shows from June 1st going forward will be at TRICKSHOTS, THE FUZEBOX, THE LOFT and THE CHANCE THEATER and occasionally at UPSTATE CONCERT HALL.”

Here’s a round-up of the remaining shows slated for Bogie’s:

WEDNESDAY (APRIL 29) doors at 7pm
Hawthorne Heights
With Artisan, Like Lions, the Primrose Path, the Hapless Romantic
$12 in advance; $15 at the door

FRIDAY (MAY 1), doors at 8pm
Diabolic
With Sway Savage, DJ Stress, Shyste, Big Rush, Odd 1, Swavii D, more
$10 in advance; $15 at the door

MONDAY (MAY 4), doors at 7pm
Knuckle Puck
With Broken Field Runner, Firestarter, Routine
$15

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 7pm
Gideon
With Texas in July, Kublai Khan, Silent Planet, Trife Life, Open Casket Division
$12 in advance; $15 at the door

FRIDAY, MAY 22, doors open at 7pm
Brick By Brick
With the Primrose Path, Adhara, the Outnumbered, Concrete, From Within
$20 with all you can drink beer; $5 for non-drinkers

SUNDAY, MAY 31, 3pm
Reunion of Recon
With Ghostship, Vice, Towers, Artisan, Before I Had Wings
$10; $5 if dressed as a wrestler

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