The Broadberry aims to provide up and coming bands a place to play


RICHMOND, Va. ( – Eyeing an opening he sees in the local concert market, the owner of a Fan-area bar and music venue is adding another location.

Rand Burgess, owner of The Camel, this month will open The Broadberry as an event space and restaurant at 2729 W. Broad St.

Burgess is leasing the 8,000-square-foot-space, which is just up the street from The Camel at 1621 W. Broad St.

“I saw that there was a void for that size of room,” Burgess said. “It’s for bands that are on the way up that have the ability to sell out smaller rooms, but maybe not The National.”

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