With news that Cake Shop and Elvis Guesthouse are closing after New Year's Eve, it has been a tough time for fans of the area's live music venues.
Now comes word via The New York Times that the current home of The Stone, John Zorn's experimental performance space on Avenue C at Second Street, will close, though not until February 2018.
Per the Times:
In an emailed statement, Mr. Zorn confirmed the timing of the closure, but added that there was a likely future for the Stone in another space. “We hope to secure a new location and discussions are proceeding but as yet nothing has been definitely decided,” he wrote.
“We do hope you will all enjoy this last year in our historic underground East Village location and that you will all follow the music wherever it leads...
Check out the Stone's schedule here for a look of what's to come in the year ahead.
The Stone opened in 2005.