Davis Square Gets New Music Venue

The Davis Square Theatre, formerly Jimmy Tingle's, has a new sounds system and will soon be ready for bands, DJs and comedy acts, the Boston Phoenix reports.

The guys behind , , and the newly opened —popular nightlife locations in Somerville—are revamping the and turning it into a live-music venue, according to the Boston Phoenix.

The Phoenix says owners Ken Kelly and David Flanagan will be working with producer Gabriel Kuttner to bring live music acts, DJs, comedy acts and other performances to the venue, which has a new sounds system and a bar.

Read the Boston Phoenix article here.

Formerly Jimmy Tingle's Off Broadway Theatre, which closed in 2007, the Davis Square Threatre has recencly served as a venue for the , the and other performances.

The owners are hoping to have programming in the space every night of the week, the Phoenix says.

The venue will add to Davis Square's live entertainment scene, which already includes , , which often hosts bands, and the , which lands some big-name artists such as and even, in 2009, U2.

Amanda Kersey February 09, 2012 at 01:15 PM


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