Big Man's West, Red Bank, NJ

Big Man's West was a nightclub located at 129 Monmouth Street in Red Bank, New Jersey. It was owned by Clarence "Big Man" Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and managed by Terry Magovern and George McMorrow. Although the club was short-lived, together with The Fast Lane and The Stone Pony, it played a key role in the revival the Jersey Shore music scene during the early 1980s. The club opened on July 11 1981 with a concert given by the house band Clarence Clemons & The Red Bank Rockers with guest stars Springsteen and Gary U.S. Bonds. Through a combination of health and safety regulations and financial difficulties, Clemons decided to close the club in January 8, 1983.

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The building that once housed Big Man's West.

Source: Wikipedia


Springsteen did 18 performances, excl. rehearsals, at this venue.


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