Music Museum of New England
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To preserve, honor and showcase New England’s musical heritage.

15 Lansdowne Street

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When a home run sailed over the Green Monster at Fenway Park in 1968, it landed on Lansdowne Street and maybe bounced into the taxi garage across the way.  But by New Years Eve that year, the sound of bat hitting ball had been replaced by the sound of drumstick hitting drum head  and the garage had been transformed into The Ark, a rock club built at #15 by promoter Charlie Thibeaux.  A neophyte to the music business, his club only stayed afloat until the summer of ’69.  But it marked
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