The Savoy-Tivoli opened in 1906 as a boarding house and restaurant. It morphed as North Beach changed from a family restaurant to cafe for Beatniks and later as the home of “Beach Blanket Babylon.”

In a back room here, many great or soon to be great attractions played, including but not limited to: The Ramones, Graham Parker, Robert Palmer, and Southside Johnny. Some great Bluesman played here as well such as Jimmy Reed and Muddy Waters.

Notable Concerts Played Here Include:

10/30/1980 – Wall Of Voodoo
9/7/198 – Romeo Void
12/18/1976 – Greg Kihn Band
11/6/1978 – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
8/22/1976 – Ramones
4/7/1976 – Robert Palmer
2/22/1976 – The Sons of Champlin
1/4/1976 – Canned Heat
12/27/1975 – Country Joe McDonald

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