Follow up: Fall out from The Venue announcement

This morning’s announcement about the fate of iconic Townsville music/function space The Venue and it’s future incarnation as a fitness centre has sent shockwaves through the local community and music scene. Comments from the public on social media range from, “because that’s what Townsville needs – more gyms,” to, “another one bites the dust!” and, “haha Townsville needs another gym like we need another 300 … Continue reading Follow up: Fall out from The Venue announcement

Townsville live music venue to become new fitness hub

The only drink anyone will be shaking up at Townsville’s live music venue The Venue (formerly Bombay Rock and The Playpen) in the future will be protein shakes, not cocktails. The property, which has been “unofficially officially” on the market for several years, has been sold to local Strand Fitness owner Dean Bodle, who plans to turn the multi-level CBD building into a health and … Continue reading Townsville live music venue to become new fitness hub