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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Local blog shares nostalgic photos from the old Will's Pub

Posted By on Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:07 AM

click to enlarge via Orlando Culture Shock
  • via Orlando Culture Shock

via Orlando Culture Shock

There is nothing Orlando Music News loves more than faded memories, and it's likely many of you have memories of getting faded at the old Will's Pub location, where the venue first made its indelible mark on the Orlando music scene. So when we discovered Orlando Culture Shock had posted a ton of old photos from the original venue, we couldn't click over fast enough.

As anyone who has ever snickered at the new Will's Pub sign knows, the "Beer, Games, Music" tag got lengthened to "Pool & Arcade" (scratch the pool now), "Live Music," "Great Beer" and "Cool People," and while the bar itself has undergone more changes this year than probably all the years in its existence (liquor! and no smoking! being the biggest), the move to the current location probably remains for most the most jarring shift. These were some of our favorite shots:

click to enlarge via Orlando Culture Shock
  • via Orlando Culture Shock

via Orlando Culture Shock

via Orlando Culture Shock

via Orlando Culture Shock

Find more old photos here.

If you're looking for an excuse to visit the current location, the Coathangers perform tonight and American Party Machine is throwing a CD release party to overdo Independence Day right, plus a party all day in the woods in Bithlo for those adventurers willing to brave what the band has dubbed the Scum Palace.

Here's our most recent batch of photos from Will's Pub, featuring Swearin', Potty Mouth, Wet Nurse and Jr. Meowzer:

Hear to hear: Photos from Swearin’ and Potty Mouth at Will’s Pub

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