Moonshine Flats reopens after 16-month closure

Moonshine Flats, a downtown country-western bar, reopens June 11 after a 16-month closure.
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Moonshine Flats, the downtown country-western bar and live music club, will reopen Friday, June 11, after being closed since March 2020.

The venue will reopen at 8 p.m. Friday with line dancing at 8:45 p.m., live music from Summer 97 from 10 p.m. to midnight and DJ and dancing until close. Online registration is available online for no-cover entry:

Hours after opening night will be 8 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays and 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 344 Seventh Ave, San Diego.

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