There won't be any pulsating electronica beats or brutal dubstep drops coming from Rockbar Inc. in Scottsdale. Instead, Craftsman Court's newest nightspot (which opened during Thanksgiving weekend) will be the home of killer guitar riffs, sweet licks, and epic drum solos.
This weekend's opening is the culmination of close to six months of work Mrochinski and Mundy to convert the old Acme Bar & Grill into Rockbar. They reportedly spent around $500,000 to remodel the Craftsman Court building, transforming the décor into a mix darkened woods and darkened lighting.
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Other improvements include redoing the wiring and plumbing, extending the patio, adding a restroom and bar on the second floor of the building, and building an elevated stage in the front of the place.
Currently, the pair is planning on featuring local acts on said stage typically around three times a week during off nights, from Sunday to Thursday. However, they hope to also offer occasional weekend shows featuring touring or nationally known bands.
Rockbar's grand opening takes place on Friday and Saturday. Click here for more info.