The Penny Arcade


The Penny Arcade logo.jpg PennyArc.jpgThe Penny Arcade, 6-2008

Former Location
4785 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612
CLOSED (as of October 2009)

See Gone, But Not Forgotten

The Penny Arcade officially closed doors in October 2009. The final concert/show the venue held was on October 18, 2009 with Run Marty!, This Is A Stick Up, The Have Nots (Who were replaced by Intrinsic), and Free For All.

The Penny Arcade re-opened it's doors under new management in early-March 2013, with a new name: "Lakesiders Sports Bar". The bar does not put on concerts/shows, though the stage and sign(s) still stand inside. On top of the stage sits a pool table for customers to play billiards on.


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2005-06-25 16:40:20   Do they still have the flaming zombie glass drinks? —RobertErbland

2008-04-17 12:47:50   The Penny Arcade should regain it's foothold in the Rochester Music scene due to a change in ownership recently. Nancy and Todd are due to bring it back to it's glory days. —JeffGerew

2015-10-27 12:51:28   My college roommate's first weekend in Rochester, he went to a show here, and there was a homicide in the parking lot. That was his first impression of the Rochester music scene... —alexandergartley

2020-03-29 23:33:53   Just listening to Mr. Bojangles on Amazon and trying to remember my peeps that hung out with me in 1970-1973

Also , you and me and a dog named Boo.