We’re just over a month out from the grand opening of Fillmore Philly, and there’s still a lot of work to be done.
The new Live Nation venue nestled between Delaware Ave and Front Street in Fishtown is taking shape nicely: chandeliers are being hung from the rafters, oak slats are being installed on the floor, artwork is already installed in the venue’s Ajax Hall bar. But on a walking tour of the space this morning, there were still lots of lifts and hard hats to be seen, scaffolding and fencing to navigate our way around, hammering and welding heard around the corner.
Various crews are working pretty much around the clock to have the venue in shape in time for Hall and Oates to take the stage on October 1st, and while it requires a little bit of imagination at present to really visualize the finalized venue, even in an unfinished state it looks inviting. Continue reading →