Up All Night On the Providence Bar and Club Scene

What is life really like when your 9-5 is the one that happens after dark?


While it’s easy to imagine that all bartenders, nightclub owners, promoters, DJs and musicians live on Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘N’ Roll Lane, the truth is often a bit less glamorous. There’s a lot of worry to shoulder when you write your own paycheck (and even more so when you’re responsible for the livelihood of various employees). One bad week could bankrupt a large bar or club; a poorly attended show could ruin a reputation. And then there’s the need to stay relevant and in demand...