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Image collection source: defunct Nighttown website via Wayback Machine
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Arena, located at West-Kruiskade 26, was a converted movie theater
that operated as a music venue and entertainment complex. Top photo
probably dates to the '80s. The place was renamed Nighttown in 1988.
The Nighttown small photo collage was captured from the official website
as archived in 2007. The Nighttown building photo and sign closeup both
appear to be from 2008, when the then-shuttered club was acquired by new
owners, who would subsequently renovate the facility, rename it Watt,
and reopen later that year. Bottom image is from 2019, by which time the
building was home to an Asian supermarket.
Hüsker Dü was scheduled to play Arena on 25 May 1984,
opening for Black Flag, but dropped out of the tour and did not appear.
Nova Mob played Nighttown on 16 Aug 1990 and 18 Jun 1994 (Basement).
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