Not quite quitting time for Hughs Room

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment New ad hoc management for the shuttered west-end music mecca Hugh’s Room is hoping the public that mourned its closing will step up to fund its re-opening.Musician/businessman Howard Gladstone created a GoFundMe campaign that would see a not-for-profit community group purchase the club’s assets and re-open it on March 15 with a kick-off fundraising concert.The campaign’s target is $150,000 by July 20 – an amount that would also “compensate those who have been hurt financially by cancelled shows” (including reimbursement to ticketholders for cancelled shows). Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisement Twitter A target of $30,000 by Feb. 20 has already been reached. Further campaign targets of $30,000 on March 5 and $90,000 on July 20 remain.More than $46,000 in total had been raised by Wednesday.last_img read more