LADY Gaga and her crew may have partied til the wee hours at Northcote Social Club last night, but it was only after intimate city venue Cherry Bar had said no to the star's entourage.
Negotiations for the 200-capacity ACDC Lane club to host the tour after-party for one of the biggest names in pop fell down when Cherry co-owner and booker James Young insisted that Gaga's band have the stage cleared by 9pm to make way for Mildura blues-rock two-piece Jackson Firebird, booked for week one of its Wednesday residency.
"We honour our existing bookings to local acts," said Young.
"The firebird Cherry wants is Jackson Firebird, not Lady Gaga."
On Cherry Bar's Facebook page, news that it had put the Jackson Firebird gig ahead of pop royalty had earned almost 400 'likes' by 4.30pm.
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