Author Archives: Johnny

Getting Closer

Smash Palace is closing in 14 days. Get in while you can…

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Smash Palace is moving in 17 days. The new site is 172 High Street. It’s just across the laneway from where our old bar, Goodbye Blue Monday, used to be. It will be a much better site. Being permanent we … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Festival

Make sure you all get down to Nostalgia Festival this Saturday. We’re sending Greg and Garry along with a couple of old cars to ensure we have a presence so if you’re in need of car talk you can corner … Continue reading

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Stuff Article

Stuff has broken the news of the bus move. And sure enough, straight away, the mean-spirited commenters showed up. So I took to Facebook… I shared the story and told the fans to get involved. Well, the outpouring of love … Continue reading

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Hey all, The 12 O’Clock Boys movie has been uploaded onto YouTube. You’d better watch it before it gets taken down. It is a nice wee documentary about kids in Baltimore riding dirt bikes like idiots. Life must be cheap … Continue reading

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Goodbye Blue Monday

Alex Wright – my longterm memory – has reminded me that today would have been Goodbye Blue Monday’s sixth birthday. It was the best of times (the Pete Shelley lock-in), it was the worst of times (Tim and me fighting … Continue reading

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We’re Moving

Hello fans, In the worst kept secret in town… Smash Palace is moving. The current site will be shutting down at the end of April and the business will become incorporated into the Brick Farm site on High Street. We … Continue reading

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New Post New Post New Post

Now, I’ve come into a bit of criticism for not having updated the blog for about a year. In my defence it was hacked by someone but to be honest that was resolved about 11 months ago. So my only … Continue reading

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Goodbye Blue Monday Reunion

This Saturday January 18 we are having a Goodbye Blue Monday reunion party. Lots of the old faces will be there and we will be entertained by Tim, who has flown in specially for the gig. DJs Missi G and … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year Hours

Hey everybody, We will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Other than that we will be open as usual. See you all over the break. Smash Palace

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