Bushwick DIY venue Silent Barn was recently raising money to stay open but sadly, they have now been forced to close on April 30. They write:

Silent Barn is closing our doors April 30th.
See our collective statement below for all details.

We’d like to thank our friends and the Bushwick community, everyone who has ever performed, booked, or attended events here; those who have provided generous support via donations or volunteer time; the residents, studio artists, organizations, staff, and collective members whose tireless effort brought our space into existence, and kept it running.

We request that our long-time supporters turn their attention to the organization that will suffer the most due to our closing: Educated Little Monsters (ELM), a music and arts group serving Bushwick youth whose communities are severely impacted by gentrification. ELM has been running classes and programming out of Silent Barn since 2014 and is now fundraising to launch a new all-ages space with their community partners.

Support the Monster Movement’s new community space:

We hope to see you all before April 30th

This the collective statement they've provided:


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