Ann Kosempa

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Pub Station’s new ballroom scheduled to open in January


When the Pub Station opened inside the old downtown bus depot on the day before Thanksgiving in 2014, Sean Lynch hoped to be able to expand into the larger, rear portion of the depot within five years. The Pub Station has been so well received that he and his wife and business partner, Ann Kosempa, are planning to put on their first show in the venue’s new ballroom in early January. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Slightly off schedule, Pub Station throws open doors


One day later than planned, the Pub Station opened for business Wednesday night. Owners Sean Lynch and Ann Kosempa had been shooting for a Tuesday night opening and had booked two bands, Har Mar Superstar and the Pizza Underground. But they came up just shy of getting the final OK from city building inspectors, and the first show was moved two blocks away to the Railyard Ale House. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Young blood, new energy fuel downtown renaissance


Like a lot of people born and raised in Billings, Matt Blakeslee was used to looking to other cities for arts, culture and entertainment generally. Billings was a good place to make money and it was the biggest city in Montana, “but it had never felt like the most cultural or vibrant community,” he said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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