Help Save Tonic

Tonic, a great venue for creative music and video on the Lower East Side, is in trouble. On Saturday, its main sewer line ruptured, flooding Subtonic (the basement venue) and rendering the toilets inoperable. Despite this, Tonic staffers managed to open and make Sunday’s Share at Subtonic a success. This month there will be a series of benefit concerts to raise money to save Tonic, but to get these off the ground vital repairs must be completed as soon as possible. If you’d like to help Tonic, the best thing you can do is make a contribution. Here’s what Tonic has to say:

Since 1998 Tonic has been a haven for creative music. We have helped nurture the vital community of musicians and audiences who keep this music alive. Now we are in danger of closing and ask you to help us keep Tonic alive.

Over the past few years we have suffered a series of blows: our rent has doubled since 1998, our insurance costs have tripled, we

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