Lafayette’s in Overton Square

Nostalgia certainly informs the original Lafayette’s and its short-lived but memorable roster of musical superstars, including Billy Joel and KISS. No one understands the connection more profoundly than the new venue’s general manger Alex Boggs, whose father, the late Thomas Boggs and founder of Huey’s, was the first general manager of Lafayette’s in 1972. Even more beguiling, Thomas Boggs met Wight Boggs, his future wife and Alex’s mother, when they both worked at the club. “To come full circle in our family’s history like that is pretty awesome,” Boggs says.

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