Patrick Lyons

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Open House

I put on the obligatory hard hat and walk through the doors of what used to be Avalon on Lansdowne Street, across from Fenway Park. To the layman — me — it's all dust, noise, metal, and mess.
After more than a year of construction and relative quiet, the Lansdowne Street music scene is about to be reborn
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 04, 2009

Lansdowne Street blues

The first House of Blues opened in Harvard Square in 1992.
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 06, 2008

Farewell to Avalon

“I saw the history of rock and roll unfold right here. I’ve snuck in; I’ve been thrown out; Lansdowne Street was a big fuckin’ dugout.”
Dropkick Murphys, Avalon, September 30, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 01, 2007

Protest II

Remember Wallet Girl, a/k/a Keaton Kustler-Klein?
Protesting the closure of Axis and Avalon
By SHARON STEEL  |  June 27, 2007