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Beaumont Club: Fading to dark

The Beaumont Club in Westport hasn't officially shuttered itself and declared itself closed, but the end is likely impending. Promoters have already moved one show on its schedule to another venue: The Jan. 16 Take Action Tour, featuring the Used, has been moved to the Granada in Lawrence. Three more shows are still listed at its web site, but those will most likely be moved, too. An official statement is still pending. The club has been a mainstay in Westport for years and has hosted some of my favorite shows: Wilco (twice); Lucinda Williams with the Bottle Rockets; Steve Earle;...