Quinn XCII plays at the Knitting Factory in Boise, Idaho, last year, before a fire caused serious damage to the venue. (Courtesy Fadewood Live) September blaze forced cancellation of 10 shows, relocation of others The Knitting Factory opened its doors last week for the first time in six months after a fire ravaged the inside of the Boise, Idaho, venue. Young the Giant performed to a sellout crowd March 7, the first artist to play since the fire Sept. 12. A contractor cutting through metal ductwork on the building’s HVAC system accidentally sparked the blaze, said Morgan Margolis, CEO and president of Knitting Factory Entertainment. The company operates music venues across the country and lists 11 venues and four festivals on its website. Knitting Factory officials and the owner of the building have spent the months since the Sept. 12 fire working with the fire department, filing insurance claims and finding… Continue Reading Boise Knitting Factory Reopens After Fire

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