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Alex Cooley, Atlanta’s legendary promoter, remembered
“Alex was, first and foremost, a fan,” recalls Chuck Leavell.
Exclusive: Eddie’s Attic co-owner Alex Cooley on the departure of Eddie Owen
Veteran Atlanta concert promoter and current Eddie's Attic co-owner Alex Cooley talked to Atlanta magazine today about Attic namesake Eddie Owen's unexpected exit from the Decatur nightspot. Cooley told us Wednesday: "Eddie's got a new passion and that is the Red Clay Theatre in Duluth. He was no longer doing anything for the Attic. He hasn't been at the Attic in quite a while. He hasn't kept regular hours there in well over a month."
UPDATE: Eddie Owen takes to Facebook to address his Eddie’s Attic firing
In a Facebook post to friends posted Wednesday morning, Eddie Owen, the namesake and former owner of Eddie's Attic in Decatur responded to reaction from fans after he announced his firing from the club Monday morning. In the post Owen wrote: "Wow. Thanx for all the love. The ones of y'all that know me know that responding to each individual, on the computer, would take me 72 days. and to all those media / press folk, sorry I haven't called you back. it's a pretty simple story.