The Attic in Ybor City opens; sets concerts by Shawn Mullins, J.J. Grey, Phil Vassar, more
After months of delays in construction and permitting, the Attic is open for business.
The intimate Ybor City venue, located above the future home of Rock Brothers Brewing at 1510 E Eighth Ave., will open this weekend for concerts by Will Jay on Friday and Shawn Mullins, above, on Saturday.
The "listening room"-style venue had been set to open in March, then October, but kept getting delayed, with ticketed concerts being forced into nearby spaces. Co-owner Kevin Lilly said the final approval to host live music came throguh Friday afternoon.
The brewery and adjacent bar won't be open until spring, according to a Rock Brothers Instagram post.
Other shows that will now officially take place at the Attic:
Dec. 15: Michael Tolcher
Dec. 16-17: J.J. Grey
Dec. 23: John Holley Trio
Jan. 19: Phil Vassar
Feb. 1: Ken Block and Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel
Feb. 9: Stephen Kellogg
Feb. 14: Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket
Feb. 18: Will Hoge
Feb. 25: Ellis Paul
March 10: Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra
-- Jay Cridlin