The Office becomes the future home of Crocks, the original home of independent music in Thunder Bay.

(Thunder Bay, ON – March 22nd, 2010) – Loffredo & Associates is an independent, events marketing company known for pioneering ideas and promotional development. They have recently developed a promotions deal with, The Office, located in downtown Thunder Bay, planning to transition the north side venue into “Crocks”. Frank Loffredo founder and owner of Loffredo & Associates was previously the owner of the Cumberland Street venue, formerly known as ‘Crocks N Rolls’ from 1986-1996.

The company is aiming to improve the atmosphere within the venue, moving towards a more streamline ‘look and feel’ allowing them to host world class entertainment. Gordie Johnston of Grady (formerly the front man of Big Sugar) will be the first major headlining act to perform April 12th at the future home of “Crocks”. “We are excited to transition this venue and have a lot of work cut out over the next few months, we are working on booking some great bands and hosting open mic nights as well” says Frank Loffredo.

Frank has been booking entertainment for over 15 years at other local venues and promotions companies including Multi-Media Entertainment, Jacks, Black Pirates Pub, C2, The Zoo, Warp 9, Grand Portage Lodge & Casino, Coyotes, The Outpost, 201 Club, Unitarian Hall, Millenium Club and Trinity Hall Fionn Macools, Port Arthur Prozz, Roxy’s and Scuttlebutts. He has booked world class concerts including the 2005 “Rock the Fort”, “Thunder Jam” and acts such as The Tea Party, Motorhead, Offspring, Naughty By Nature, Billy Talent, D12, LMFAO, Bo Diddley and The Trews just to name a few.

The Office – “The Future Home Of Crocks”16 Cumberland Street South Thunder Bay, ON

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