The new entertainment and event venue opens its doors Friday at
"We're going to have a bunch of grand openings because we have so many genres of music," said owner
That, too, will eventually get its day.
Schadt figures the crowds for each individual concerts will be different. Booked music so far spans hip-hop, rock, reggae, jazz, techno and original work from 24 musicians or groups playing here in the Mile of Music festival
He's enthusiastic about the festival because it was a perfect opportunity to show off the new place to thousands of people.
X-tra's first night, Friday, is technically a soft opening with a DJ and no cover charge. The next night, Saturday, has two hip-hop headliners, Kirko Bangz and Bobby V.
X-tra 920 will be different from other bars because it will only be open on the nights it has a concert, DJ, private party or wedding. Other nights, it will be dark.
A few reminders of a past business still exist in the physical space -- notably Fusion's garage doors and stainless steel waterfall -- but otherwise the place had been gutted and center wall removed. It was redone in a style he said was inspired by
"The whole place is white because we work with so many LED lights. The bar is all lit up and has
Capacity is 565 people, but when he adds in the connected OB's
Schadt put more than
See booking information at www.x-tra920.com and the music lineup and ticket costs on its Facebook page, facebook.com/xtra920.
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