Newcastle LGBTQ+ bar Eazy Street closes its doors for good after 13 years
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LGBTQ+ venue, Eazy Street which is located on Westmorland Road, have closed their doors for good after celebrating 13 years of being open on Saturday, April 1.
The bar announced early last week that Eazy Street would close its doors for good on Sunday, April 9. Making Easter Sunday the last ever night.
Eazy Street uploaded a promotional poster to Facebook which had the words “The Grand Finale on Eazter Sunday” on it, alongside images of those who would be performing on the night, including drag artists Danni Delongo, Miss Lucy and Mercury.co.uk.
They captioned the post: “It’s with a heavy heart. We inform you all. This is THE LAST WEEK of Eazy Street and Eazyoke” alongside several crying emojis.
They continued: “The past 13 years have seen so many people through the doors. So many acts, singing sensations, drag queens, TV stars have entertained through the years.”
They also mentioned their sister venues in the post, which remain open in the city, The Bank Bar, Switch, Rusty’s, Blonde Barrel, The Eagle, Pink Room, and Powerhouse. They also brought attention to other Newcastle LGBTQ+ venues such as The Yard & Oscars, The Tipsy Cow and Bobby’s.
They ended the post with a sentimental message, writing: “From all the staff and management. We thank you all and hope to see you for one last time. Team Eazy.”
The final night on Easter Sunday included drag artists Danni Delongo from 5pm and Miss Lucy from 9pm until close performing and bringing the tunes. While fellow drag artist Mercury.co.uk was in the Eazy Karaoke lounge from 9pm.
Mercury posted a sentimental post to their personal page, thanking customers and Eazy Street and wrote: “Eazy Street will always have a special place in my heart.”
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