After being fired from Eddie’s Attic last Friday, folk club founder Eddie Owen said he will now focus “100 percent, no 1000 percent” on making his latest venture at the Red Clay Theatre live music venue in Duluth a success.
“I’m hitchin’ up my britches and going full steam ahead with my vision for the Red Clay Theater and ‘Eddie Owen Presents,’ ” he said.
Owen confirmed with Duluth Patch Wednesday that he had been fired last Friday afternoon by new Eddie’s Attic owner Alex Cooley.
Owen said that Cooley wanted him to end his involvement with the Red Clay Theatre and devote his efforts to Eddie’s Attic. He was fired after he refused, Owen said.
Cooley was interviewed Wednesday by Rich Eldredge of Atlanta magazine and said,