Dancing VS the State

We're Mapping All the Music Venues That Have Closed since the Oakland Fire

We're keeping tabs on DIY spaces that have been shut down since the Ghost Ship fire.

Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado

THUMP is tracking music venue closures across the US as part of a year-long project documenting the impact of Oakland's deadly Ghost Ship fire on the country's music scene. You can read more about the project here, as well as submit tips anonymously to THUMP.

How the venue tracker works

Each point on the map above is a venue that has been closed for longer than one month since December 2, 2016. Click on the icons to learn more about the venue, and why it was shut down. You can view a larger version of the map here. And you can submit tips about other closures here.