Owners of The Funky Biscuit took to social media on Monday to announce the venue’s closure. The Boca Raton, FL bar and restaurant featuring nightly music will close its doors on September 1st.

This announcement comes as various state officials across the country continue to keep concert venues closed for the foreseeable future and the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA)’s calls for federal aid via the Save Our Stages Bill go unanswered. The lobbying group stated back in June that 90 percent of its 2,000+ members in all 50 states will be forced to permanently close if they do not receive substantial government assistance.

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Even though The Funky Biscuit has been organizing and advertising socially distant concerts that abide by all CDC guidelines, the venue’s final day of operation will come on August 31st. Albert Poliak, Founder and CEO of the venue, said on the bar’s Facebook page,

Dear Funky Biscuit Patrons
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce that as of September 1st, we will be closing our doors until further notice. Monday August 31st, will be our last waltz for the foreseeable future.
We are very proud of not only what we have accomplished over the last 9 years, but also what we have done safely and responsibly over the last 5 months in the face of a global pandemic.
We fought the good fight and now it’s time for us to rest. This is not the end of our story…just a new season!
We wish you all love & peace and look forward to seeing you again soon at The Funky Biscuit!
Albert Poliak
Founder & CEO

On Monday, August 31st the venue will hold a special edition of the Monday Night Biscuit Jam dubbed “It’s Not Farewell… It’s Just So Long For Now.” The show will feature Albert CastigliaJ.P. SoarsJeff Loyd (Heavy Pets), Mark Telesca, and Richie Schmidt. For tickets and more information, click here.