Just a few weekends ago, while running back and forth and all over in between the Starlabfest BBQ and Deep Heaven Now's two stages at P.A.'s Lounge and Precinct, we marveled at the vibrancy of Union Square in Somerville. This October, it'll gain even more action within the city's music scene, as the recently shuttered Club Choices on Somerville Avenue re-opens under new ownership as RADIO, a restaurant and live music venue headed up by Rosebud bartender JOSH BANVILLE and booked by Boston Band Crush's ASHLEY WILLARD.
A few minutes ago, the music blog teased the news with more details to come on Monday: Our own Ashley Willard will be acting as the club's booker, and chef Jim Seery (formerly of The Plough & Stars) will be coming on board with a menu of American comfort food... Booking inquires: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last week, the Somerville Journal reported that a new record store, SOMERVILLE GROOVES, also set up shop in Union Square, and opened Aug. 13.
Now, about that Green Line Extension project...