Canal Street Tavern

Around the Miami Valley
5:23 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Canal Street Legacy To Continue Under New Ownership

On Monday, December 2nd, the Canal Street Tavern sign was removed from the building. The venue will now be known as the Canal Public House.
Credit Shelly Hulce

Earlier this week, Canal Street Tavern received a new name, as founder Mick Montgomery ended his 32-year association with the venue. This is the first of several changes patrons will see in the coming months.

The tavern will now be called Canal Public House. New owner, Shane Sullivan, says he chose the name because it gives the bar a new identity, but pays homage to the legacy of the Canal Street Tavern, which has been a destination for music fans for more than thirty years.

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Music
1:30 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Checking In With Davis Rogan

Davis Rogan
Credit Aubrey Edwards

Crossing the border from Tennessee to Kentucky, Davis Rogan calls in to Excursions to update Niki Dakota ahead of his performance at Canal Street Tavern.  Rogan was in the Dayton area earlier this summer as a solo performer of song and story.  This time, he's back with his band to play New Orleans-style rhythm and blues with their own spin. 

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Music
2:34 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Songwriters in the Round on Excursions

(Left to right) Daniel Dye, Kevin Milner, Tim Pritchard

 Kevin Milner, Daniel Dye, and Tim Pritchard stopped by the WYSO studios today to share a couple big laughs and great songs. Niki Dakota hosted as they all told stories and played from the heart.

These three musicians, along with six other of Dayton's best singer/songwriters, will be performing at Canal Street Tavern on Sunday night at 8pm  for the Singer/Songwriter Celebration. 

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Around the Miami Valley
6:50 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Canal's Street's Montgomery Says Venue Has Been His Life

In 1981 Mick Montgomery turned an old factory cafeteria into the iconic music venue, Canal Street Tavern.  Recently, it was announced that Mick was selling Canal Street to Bill Daniels, owner of Pizza Factory and 

South Park Tavern. Many were upset by the news, but in an interview with WYSO's Jerry Kenney, Montgomery says he’ll still be involved with the club, and for now not much will change.  First, He talks about what the club has meant to him over the last 30+ years.

Hear the interview, as aired on WYSO Weekend, April 14, 2013.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon April 15, 2013

WYSO Weekend: April 14, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 14, 2013 including the following stories:

-- Dayton Police Chief: Aerial Surveillance For Crime, Not Spying, by Emily McCord

-- Canal's Street's Montgomery Says Venue Has Been His Life, by Jerry Kenney

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