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The Brewery to close

Music venue The Brewery, located on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh, will hold its final show Friday, July 29. The show will feature Embracing Goodbye, Sent By Ravens and The Demonstration at 6 P.M.

Opened in 1983, The Brewery has hosted many big-name acts in its time, including Corrosion of Conformity, Black Flag and Jane’s Addiction.  AOL CityGuide dubbed The Brewery “City’s Best” in 2007 and 2008.

The venue announced via Twitter late Saturday night that the building was bought will be torn down.

Fans responded on Twitter by sharing stories and showing support for the venue:

“They took a chance on my band & treated us with respect. Thanks for all you did for the scene.”

“Metal shows just won’t be the same without The Brewery.”

“RIP The Brewery. one of the best music venues in NC. So many memories so many stage dives. You will be missed.”

“Had one last stage dive at The Brewery tonight. Greatest bloody nose of my life.”

“So sad the The Brewery is closing… Met my wife there and had some of the best memories.”

“thanks for giving hip hop a chance over the years when many other clubs in the area were afraid to…seriously.”