The Snooze Theatre Shut Down, co-owners arrested

By | January 8th, 2012 | No Comments
The Snooze Theatre

Palm Beach police shut down vital music venue The Snooze Theatre for allegedly selling alcohol without a license. -- photo by Robby Campbell

Bad news out of Lake Park: The Snooze Theatre, the center of gravity of West Palm Beach’s dynamic music scene and one of the venues featured in our four-part “Miami DIY” series, has shut down after the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office cited its co-owners for allegedly selling alcohol without a beer and wine license, according to the Broward New Times’ music blog, County Grind. The operative word there is “allegedly” as, according to one comment on the New Times’ piece, the Snooze had (has?) the proper license.

The Snooze, which opened back in June after the previous tenant, a blues bar called The Orange Door, closed up shop, has cancelled all its upcoming events “until further notice,” according to a posting on the venue’s Facebook page, which is also currently shut down.

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