Salty Frogs Closure set for November 9th leaves Future up in the Air
Nov 01, 2019 04:56PM
By Paul Spear
by Matt McCoy, Music Editor
It is with great sadness to inform you the Salty Frog has been sold. New ownership has not been revealed. Kanai Williams said in a statement on the Salty Frog Facebook page” We’ve been sold. Our last day of operations will be Saturday, November 9th, 2019.
I don’t know what the new ownership’s concept will be. I’m sure it will be fun, though. I’m excited to see what some new energy will do to the place. Please welcome them to the community with the same open arms and hearts that you welcomed me.” They are encouraging everyone to see some great shows and other fun stuff. Help them celebrate the good times.#Ibsalty #makesomenoiseonthewayout
All shows at the Salty Frog after November 9th will be canceled or moved to another location. The Riot Scene show with Dispositions, Fire–Flesh, Zero South and Jumped In has moved to the Bancroft. Location is 9143 Campo Rd. Spring Valley CA. at 8:00 pm $5.00 cover.
Artist Relations Collective “ARC” Industry Mixer has been canceled according to Allen Camp. He will not be able to secure a venue in short notice for the three-day event.
With that being said I want to take a minute and thank the Salty Frog owners, staff members and promoters for creating a special place for local music to be played live. A lot of great bands and musicians played at the Salty Frog. Tyrone S. Woods Senior Chief Petty Officer Navy Seals / CIA contact protective officer who owned the Salty Frog passed away protecting a CIA facility in Benghazi, Libya on September 12, 2012. I hope we will not forget Mr. Woods during this transitional period. He created a great environment for all to enjoy and that continued on till this day. If you have time from now until November 9 go see a show one last time and say goodbye to the Frog.
By Matthew McCoy, Music Editor
By Matt McCoy