The Bartlett announces it's closing; final show at the all-ages venue Nov. 8

A huge bummer for Spokane music fans: This morning, Caleb and Karli Ingersoll, co-owners of the Bartlett, announced via Facebook that the all-ages venue will be closing this fall. Their full post is below.


As for the Ingersolls' other venue, the relatively new Browne's Addition club Lucky You Lounge — it will "continue on as planned and get even more of our attention," Karli Ingersoll tells the Inlander.

The future of the Bartlett space itself is less certain, though whatever it becomes won't carry the Bartlett brand. "[Building owner] Dan Spalding is open to what could happen in the space," Ingersoll says via email. "[We] are open to selling the equipment and turning over the space to someone who might want to run something similar."


The Bartlett opened in late 2013 on the heels of several venue closures, and it helped fill a gap in the city's all-ages music scene. You still have plenty of chances to see a show there before the doors shut one final time — they're booked pretty solid through October — and a farewell show is being planned for Nov. 8. We'll update you with details when we know more.

Hippo Campus, The Greeting Committee @ Knitting Factory

Sat., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.
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Nathan Weinbender

Nathan Weinbender is the Inlander's Music & Film editor. He is also a film critic for Spokane Public Radio, where he has co-hosted the weekly film review show Movies 101 since 2011.