Entries by Melissa Surach

Death of a Venue: What Does the Future Hold for Live Music in Jersey City?

Downtown, where it seemed there was a dearth of music venues, FM filled an unmet need, with its unique mix of punk, rock and roll, funk and singer-songwriters.  Certainly, the club had its ups and downs.  Some nights it was so packed it was almost a fire hazard, other nights were so empty that shows got cancelled and the entire place closed early.