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One One Seven Music Lounge opened Aug. 28 at 117 S. Main Street in Pocatello. | Courtesy Brian Reid

POCATELLO – Eastern Idaho residents now have a new venue to hear music from local bands.

One One Seven Music Lounge opened Aug. 28 inside the old Flipside Lounge at 117 South Main Street in downtown Pocatello.

General Manager Brian Reid tells EastIdahoNews.com the response from the community has been great.

“We had four really good bands the next night on Aug. 29 and we had a good showing for that. Last week was a little quiet because of the holiday weekend, but it was still pretty good,” Reid says.

The 2,000-square-foot building offers a venue for local bands to play their music for a live audience. It also includes a bar for customers and a foosball table downstairs.

Reid has been affiliated with the music scene for many years. Originally …

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