Also the name of the connected music store, the Rock Shop is a small, all-ages performing space behind several storefronts on Santa Clara and 3rd Street. There are plenty of shows that get booked in the space, but the venue is perhaps best known for its hardcore and punk shows. Almost every week, there’s a brutal display of intensely heavy music. Scared you’ll get hurt? Many promoters enforce a no-moshing policy to keep the space safe.
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