Cadillac Lounge is closing after 19 years on Queen West

Jun 21 2019, 2:04 am

Queen West is about to lose an icon.

Cadillac Lounge has announced that its last day of service is coming up in a matter of weeks. The beloved Parkdale bar and venue will close after 19 years in the community.

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The news comes out in a to-the-point Instagram post, with a caption that reads “Last Day of the Cadillac Lounge is July 14th.”


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Last Day of The Cadillac Lounge is July 14th

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Another post, shared only a few days prior, invites “serious student filmmakers” to take the space and its story on as a portfolio project.

“Using the last days of the Cadillac Lounge as a jumping off point you can explore, question and interview myself, seek out other business owners and possible patrons about the state of live music and it’s venues in the city of Toronto,” the post’s caption reads.

“Why has support for live music taken such a nose dive?”


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While the answers to such questions linger, one thing is certain: if you’d like to get one last feel of the Cadillac Lounge vibe, you’d best stop in by July 14.

Cadillac Lounge

Address: 1296 Queen Street West
Phone: 416-536-7717


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