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Continental Bar posts goodbye letter with possible plans for new location

”Thank you for these 27 years. The friendships, the live music, the dive bar phase, and all of the ups and even the downs were all part of this incredible journey. ” - Continental owner Trigger.

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Continental Bar sets closing date, throwing farewell party

Continental owner Trigger Smith is enlisting Jesse Malin for the closing night in December ”to make the grand finale something extra special.”

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Continental Bar staying open another three months

East Village bar and former rock club Continental Bar -- home of 5 shots of anything for $12 (previously $10) -- was supposed to close yesterday (7/1) after 27 years but they're actually staying open another three months...

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photo via @kellyelizahadden
photo via @kellyelizahadden

Continental Bar closing July 1

You've literally got four more months of 5 Shots for $12 specials at this East Village mainstay.

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Continental Bar
photo via @aaronsylvan

Don’t say “literally” at East Village bar Continental

”This is the most overused, annoying word in the English language and we will not tolerate it.”

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Continental closing in 2018, building being demolished

"I'm grateful and honored that we're part of NYC Rock History and I'm also very proud of this incarnation, what I call a Classy, Dive Bar." - Continental owner, Trigger.

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Reverend Horton Heat on tour, played a Rock Off concert cruise (pics & dates)

Reverend Horton Heat has been making his alloy of punk, surf, rockabilly for nearly 30 years. He brought his "Stewed, Screwed & Tattooed" tour to NYC last night (4/4) for a Rocks Off show aboard The Princess which cruises the Hudson. Ju...

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What’s going on Sunday?

Talib Kweli @ SXSW 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)

today in NYC
* Bela Fleck @ Pace
* Nora York @ Barbes
* Talib Kweli @ S.O.B.'s
* Gael Rouillhac @ Barbes
* Lea DeLaria @ Joe's Pub
* Mike Birbiglia @ Union Hall
* The Juan Maclean @ Le Bain
* Manitou, Sun Club @ Mercury Lounge
* Umphrey's McGee @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Diplo @ The Westway (3:30 AM set)
* Agusti Fernandez Solo @ The Stone
* Egyptian Lover, Salem (DJ Set) @ MoMA PS1
* Tiger Dare, Tuxedo, Tamarin, Vows @ Pianos
* Hannibal Buress @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* Telephoned, Cookies, Tubetops @ Cameo Gallery
* Motherlodge: A Fleetwood Mac Orgy @ Joe's Pub
* The Weeks, Junior Astronomers @ Mercury Lounge
* The Soft Pack, Skaters, Sundelles @ Union Pool
* Toshi Reagon, Bernice Johnson Reagon @ Joe's Pub
* Cool World, Railings, Jerry Paper, Curtin @ Big Snow
* Infinity Hotel, Squall, Rudy Stoned Band @ Cake Shop
* Agent Trevor, Davie Crolla, Marshallito @ Brooklyn Loft
* Dillon Francis, Anamanaguchi, Gent & Jawns @ Webster Hall
* Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo @ EastVille Comedy Club
* Alejandro Escovedo @ YMCA Boulton Center for Performing Arts
* Agusti Fernandez, Joaquim Badden H, Kyoko Kitamura @ The Stone
* 'The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye' (film screening) @ Barbes
* The Wailers, Groundswell, Frank Viele @ Paramount (Huntington, NY)
* Johnny Winter, Southside Johnny and more @ Ridgefield Playhouse (CT)
* Chat Logs, Buck Gooter, Ashcan Orchestra, Gangsta Love, ZmochS @ Death By Audio
* The Toasters, Mrs Skannotto, Nix 86, Surva...

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tix on sale: Iceage, Solange, Queers, Sixpence None the Richer, Toots & the Maytals, Gojira, Teen Daze & more

Tickets for the Iceage, White Lung, and Parquet Courts show at Bowery Ballroom go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Solange show at Webster Hall go on AmEx presale toda...

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Continental reunion show this Sunday

Lenny Kaye with Patti Smith at E2NY 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

The Continental, which no longer hosts shows, but is still a bar located on 25 3rd Ave in Manhattan, is hosting their Annual Reunion this Sunday (1/15)...

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