Variety Playhouse sale said to be a done deal

Steven Harris, owner of Variety Playhouse, is negotiating to sell the music venue.

Steven Harris, owner of the Variety Playhouse, is negotiating to sell the music venue.

The Variety Playhouse may be changing hands.

Stomp and Stammer, the monthly music periodical (and website) is tweeting that the deal went through.

Earlier this month, led by a tip from S&S, we chatted with owner Steve Harris, who said he was considering selling the Little Five Points landmark to Agon Sports and Entertainment, a holding company that also owns the Georgia Theatre in Athens and two minor league baseball teams.

The music publication says Agon will take ownership Nov. 1.

The Variety Playhouse was a defunct movie theater 25 years ago when Harris leased the building and turned it into one of the most popular music venues in the city.

 

 


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