January 1 - November 30
Be sure to check this page for updates on Queen Ave's progress. The new team is hard at work getting up to code, obtaining all required permits, and taking care of some renovations within the space.
We know it’s been a while since our last update. (And progress has been made since this last picture.) This summer brought some crazy times for our small team… Molly’s life was overshadowed by the total solar eclipse, Rachel started a new full-time gig, and Arthur started full-time at his current job. We lost contact with our contractor for a little bit, but things are starting to get back on track. Bathroom progress has already begun; we’ve found steel frames for the steel doors we need at the entrance; and soon we’ll start building that performance platform.
We’re getting there, friends. Stick with us… it’ll be worth the wait. Learn more about what needs to get done»
We got some pent up aggression out with a demolition day at the Queen! Since one of the projects we need to accomplish in order to get the building up to codes forces us to lose some space for our guests, we’ve decided to sacrifice our office room to make more space for you.
Eventually, a performance platform will rise where that room once stood. We’ve also got some major renovations to make to the bathroom in order to get our space up to codes and open to the public again. Learn more on our GoFundMe campaign»
“It’s like we’re in the future!” Today, we painted the walls of the performance area a metallic silver color. It turned out pretty awesome, but we can’t wait to move on to the next project… a platform for our performers! There are still a few paint jobs to be done, but we’re eager to move into phase two and start building.
We’ve also officially launched our new merch site! All proceeds will go directly towards funding our upcoming building projects. Check it out»
Thanks to a little help from our neighbor Kyle (Villain Place) and our new friend Stevie (StevieDoesLife), we were able to get the majority of the walls in the main venue space painted! We only have a few more walls that need a fresh coat of paint, and some detailing to do, but it’s all coming together rather nicely. As you can see, we’ve decided on a few of our favorite murals to keep around. Once all the painting is done, we’ll begin building the platform for the stage.
P.S. Don’t those green floors look FRESH?!
We’ve emptied the main venue space to prep for a new coat of paint on the floors. We’re lucky to have a landlord who is being proactive about helping us create a new, clean slate for Queen Ave. Once the floors here (and in the front room) are painted and epoxied, we’ll be beginning the process of repainting the walls. Don’t worry! We’re planning on keeping some of the current installations as well as adding some new ones in. We’ll also use this time to build a stage and a sound booth, and maybe a few other things… who knows? All we know is… 2017 is going to ROCK!