Gaslight Cafe and Kettle of Fish bar as photographed by Fred McDarrah in 1959.
Gaslight Cafe and Kettle of Fish
114 MacDougal Street between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets
Gaslight Cafe: A site visitor reports that the Gaslight Cafe was not beneath the Kettle Of Fish bar as I previously thought. It was one door north of the Kettle of Fish. Dylan premiered "Masters Of War" and many other songs here. Today it is a bar called The Wreck Room. Kettle of Fish: A site visitor reports that the Kettle of Fish was not above the Gaslight Cafe as I previously thought. It was one door south. It was just one of the many folkie hang-outs where Dylan spent much time in the early Sixties. The site visitor reports that it is currently a coffee shop called Esperanto, but the Kettle of Fish bar still exists. It has changed locations three times. It is currently at 59 Christopher Street near Seventh Avenue.
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