The Electric: The Newberry partners announce plans for event center; concerts to start in October

In the works for some time now, the partners behind the new event center coming to Central Avenue are formally announcing their project on April 6.

The Newberry, at 420 Central Ave., is currently under construction and the owners plan to open in September with their first concerts in October.

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Those concerts will be released in early summer, according to Scott Reasoner, one of the partners.

The Newberry is taking up the majority of the space that once housed the J.J. Newberry five and dime store. Several years ago, the property owners split the large building to make space for the event center and what is now Central Avenue Meats.



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