Chestnut Cabaret

Coordinates: 39°57′11.0″N 75°12′6.9″W / 39.953056°N 75.201917°W / 39.953056; -75.201917
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Exene Cervenka performing with X at the Chestnut Cabaret on July 30th, 1986

Chestnut Cabaret was a nightclub located at 38th and Ludlow Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1] It opened in 1978 and closed in 1994, then it reopened in 1995 renamed the Blockley[2][3] before its closure in 2013.


Many famous bands played the Chestnut Cabaret including the following:

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  1. ^ Konolige, Kit (1989-04-02). "WHAT'S DOING IN: Philadelphia". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  2. ^ Fiorillo, Victor. "The Blockley Is Closing [UPDATED]". Philadelphia Magazine. Metro Corp. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  3. ^ Anderson, Faye. "Jazz cabaret, main channel - Chestnut Cabaret". Philly Jazz. Retrieved August 30, 2023.

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