“Ask around.” That’s the catch phrase for many concert-goers right now—and it’s not just for after hours.
After the city was strangled of many of its longstanding live music venues, both small and large (R.I.P. Richard’s), over the past half-decade, new blood is beginning to flow through the veins of our city once again. The soft orange light from various Japanese laterns, red velvet curtain, homely atmosphere, and careful curation have fast made Merge a destination venue worth seeking out. The evening of August 8 was no exception.