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Looks like the Orbit Room is finally toast; share your memories here!

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Re: Looks like the Orbit Room is finally toast; share your memories here!

Post by TC Talks » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:14 pm

To us recently old fucks... That's the Eastbrook Theater.

Toad the Wet Sprocket
Fog Hat
Kitchens of Distinction
and other bigger names which escape me these days.

Anyone remember the Reptile House?


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Re: Looks like the Orbit Room is finally toast; share your memories here!

Post by Big-D » Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:39 pm

I saw Jackyl there. That night, Jesse James Dupree carved the word "Orbit" into the top of a wooden stool during "The Lumberjack."

I also saw Mustard Plug open for Weird Al Yankovic there.

Prior to Orbit Room, it was Club Eastbrook. Prior to that, it was a movie theater.


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Re: Looks like the Orbit Room is finally toast; share your memories here!

Post by Big-D » Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:41 pm

TC Talks wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:14 pm
Anyone remember the Reptile House?
I never went there, but I certainly do remember it. Didn't they have a water main break that flooded the place?


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Re: Looks like the Orbit Room is finally toast; share your memories here!

Post by Big-D » Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:47 pm

A1B1C1D1 wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:20 am
Village Inn (laser disc karaoke), Mr. Fables...
The Village Inn on 44th Street is still there. Unfortunately, Mr. Fable's is long gone. I could go for a Mr. Fab and onion rings right now.


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Re: Looks like the Orbit Room is finally toast; share your memories here!

Post by MWmetalhead » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:05 pm

I saw a lot of artists/bands there through the years; April Wine, Tragically Hip, Brother Cane, Megadeth, Saliva, Tesla, Dokken, Mr. Big, Jackyl, Jeff Healey band, Badfinger, Frank Marino, Jesus & Mary Chain, The Cult, White Zombie, Sass Jordan, Chevelle, to name a few.
White Zombie!!!! Another show I would've loved to have seen there!!!


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