Put “‘Southern’ Is Not a Style,” by New York Times writer Michael Venutolo-Mantovani on your reading list, Birmingham. The article highlights the style and community-minded spirit of Duquette and Morgan Johnston, owners of Club Duquette in Woodlawn.
Big week of music in the Magic City, with two sold out Iron City shows: Kane Brown is presented by 102.5 The Bull on Sunday evening and Chevelle with 10 Years and AEges is Monday evening, but you’re going to need to look to a secondary market if you want to get in to either of them.
“With revitalized neighborhoods and a ramped-up food culture, Alabama’s largest city boldly returns to the stage and sings to a bigger audience.” ~ From the Washington Post article titled –You’re Going Where? Birmingham
Club Duquette, located at 17 55th Place South, is one of Woodlawn’s newest businesses. The shop, which opened in late September 2016, is owned and operated by it’s namesake, Duquette Johnston and his wife, Morgan. They’ve lived in East Lake for almost a decade, with Duquette having made music in Woodlawn for almost as long. The newest member of their business team is their three-year-old son, Tennessee Wolf.