Abbey Lounge

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Abbey Lounge
Abbey Lounge is located in Boston
Abbey Lounge
Location within Boston
Restaurant information
Established1933 (1933)
ClosedNovember 2007 (2007-11)
Street address3 Beacon Street
Coordinates42°22′28″N 71°6′6″W / 42.37444°N 71.10167°W / 42.37444; -71.10167Coordinates: 42°22′28″N 71°6′6″W / 42.37444°N 71.10167°W / 42.37444; -71.10167

The Abbey Lounge was a dive bar and nightclub in Inman Square in Somerville, Massachusetts. First opened in 1907, it didn't become officially established until after prohibition ended in 1933.[1] It closed in November 2008.[2][3]Following its closure, the location was purchased by new owners, renovated and reopened in 2009 as Trina's Starlight Lounge.

The first of many of the original "Abbey bands" to enter the scene was SCHNOCKERED,[4] debuting at the Abbey Lounge every other Wednesday night beginning in March 1998 until the first official weekend production featuring headliners heavy stud, May 1, 1999.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kielty, Tom (27 February 2004). "The Abbey Lounge raises the dive bar". The Boston Globe. Archived from the original on 22 March 2004. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  2. ^ Marotta, Michael (4 November 2008). "Abbey Lounge to close this month". Boston Herald. Archived from the original on 19 September 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  3. ^ Nash, Tom (25 September 2008). "Save the Abbey Lounge". The Somerville News Blog. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Live @ The Abbey". cdbaby. Schnockered. Retrieved 7 June 2015.