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Knitting Factory Heads To Reno

RENO, NV (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Knitting Factory is expanding their operations with the opening of the Knitting Factory Concert House in Reno, Nevada. The new The new 1,265-capacity venue will be christened with a performance by the Roots on January 1st, 2010.

The all-ages venue will be situated at 211 N. Virginia Street in downtown Reno, directly across the street from Harrah's Hotel & Casino. After a $1 million rebuild, the venue will feature two full service bars, a kitchen, a seated balcony VIP area, deluxe artist dressing rooms and lounge.

The lineup for the new Knit is shaping up as well and confirmed artists to date include:

The Roots – Friday, January 1
Gloriana – Thursday, January 7
Switchfoot – Friday, January 8
Rick Collup Presents Ultimate Reno Combat Redemption – Saturday, January 9
Reel Big Fish – Sunday, January 10
Candlebox – Friday, January 15
AFI – Saturday, January 16
The Fab Four (Beatles Tribute) – Friday, February 5 & Saturday, February 6
Alice in Chains – Wednesday, February 10
Travis Tritt – Thursday, February 25
The Blind Boys of Alabama – Friday, February 26
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Saturday, February 27
Andre Nickatina – Saturday, March 6
Brandi Carlile – Monday, March 15

– CelebrityAccess Staff Writers