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Iconic Blues Venue The Stanhope House For Sale

02/09/2016
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(The Blues) Iconic New Jersey blues venue The Stanhope House is up for sale. But the owners of the bar branded 'The Last Great American Roadhouse' insist they intend to keep running it as a music hotspot and that they hope to bring onboard a new investor.

The property is listed for sale at $1.7million, although Jon Klein, who has owned the building since 2010, says "we ain't going nowhere." Klein tells NJ.com he is "testing the waters" with the listing and adds: "We can't sell to someone who isn't in the heart of the blues."

Located on Stanhope's Main Street, the building has been standing since 1794 and was a house, general store and post office before being transformed into a music venue in the 1960s. Artists including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy have performed there. Read more here.

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