Drunk on Punk
On tonight's episode of Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer and crew are in Long Beach, They purchased the bar for $, and turned it into a punk rock bar "If you like getting your car broken into, drinking watered down beer.get get money out of politics
In Dave Franich decided to switch gears from being a construction worker to a bar owner. However the concept failed to attract the local demographic as Black Light only appealed to the fans of the genre. This misaligned focus eventually led to problems in equipment and sanitation that were never taken care of. The interior had torn stools, filth on the corners, and a questionable scent lingered in the air. When the punk rock band played live music the volume of the sound system was jacked up way too high to compensate for the worn out speakers, making the performance an intolerable auditory nightmare and a risk of permanent ear damage to those inside. Some of the liquor bottles on the bar had inconsistent pour spouts attached, while some had none at all.
Image by Lia Kantrowitz. Jon Taffer doesn't mess around. As the host of the hit reality show Bar Rescue , Taffer offers the kind of tough love that struggling bar owners need to hear. It's especially intimidating considering that he's built like a linebacker and can't contain his rage when he sees chefs mishandling raw chicken or bartenders engaging in the heinous crime known as "overpouring. On a Nerdist podcast a few years back, Taffer discussed his time spent as the manager of the legendary Los Angeles club, The Troubadour, in the 80s and I instantly imagined him in screaming matches with people like Henry Rollins and Lee Ving over their onstage antics. But as the episode went on, Taffer let on that he had a soft spot for these pioneers of LA punk and had booked a lot of bands who are now known as legends far before he was branding bars and helping dysfunctional families mend their relationships on television.
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Black Light District was one of the bars visited by Jon Taffer and Bar Franich steered the bar's direction towards punk rock and named it Black.
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Sign in. The two-time Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo has an awards-worthy list of must-see shows. See if you're caught up on his picks. Watch now. Title: Drunk on Punk 24 Jul An egotistic owner refuses to change his punk rock theme.
Post a Comment. Let's take a look at some information, reviews, and updates for Black Light District since Bar Rescue came to the bar All reviews are post- Bar Rescue visit :. They have definitely kept the punk theme at the bar. Here is a Facebook post that has some Facebook pages of people from the show. A Facebook post about the episode has people who were on the episode commenting. The bar has had non punk acts in the past, such as a hip hop artist in January , and reggae in December In David Franich was accused of sexism and homophobia by someone wanting to book a gig at Blacklight District. There are screenshots of his supposed text messages , which he denies were him and says someone took his phone and sent them.
Black Light District Update 2018 – What Happened After Bar Rescue