Sudsy Malone's Rock 'n Roll Laundry & Bar

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Sudsy Malone's
Address 2626 Vine Street
City Cincinnati, OH
Country United States
Owned by John Cioffi
Capacity 400
Opened 1986
Years active 1986 - 2008
Closed 2008
Current use vacant

Sudsy Malone's Rock 'n Roll Laundry & Bar was a music venue in the Corryville neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, across the street from Bogart's near the University of Cincinnati. John Cioffi was the owner. Cioffi opened other clubs including Sudsys in Louisville. The site often showcased many indie music and punk music bands. As the name suggests, the bar also housed a laundromat. The site had difficulty staying in business over the years, closing and reopening its doors several times, finally closing for good in 2008.

In addition to the nightly shows by local and regional acts, many more established musicians and bands have played the site, including Over the Rhine, Rigor Mortis, Betty Blowtorch, Vains of Jenna, and many other up-and-coming bands of the punk/grunge/alternative music scene of the late 1980s and 1990s.[1]


  1. ^ Cook, Samantha; Greg Ward; Tim Perry (2004). The Rough Guide to the USA. Rough Guides. p. 330. ISBN 1-84353-262-X. 

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