THE FUNKY BISCUIT KEEPS THE JAM GOING

OWNER ALBERT POLIAK ON SIX YEARS OF PROVIDING LIVE MUSIC

by David Rolland

PHOTOS: J. SKOLNICK

These days, The Funky Biscuit often has a packed house to see national touring acts or local favorites. However, owner Albert Poliak says that wasn’t always the case. Growing up in Washington D.C., Poliak was used to having lots of choices of where to see live music. “People down here weren’t used to having a venue featuring live music five, six and often times seven nights a week. It took some heavy lifting to train people that you can go out and see a great artist on any given night.”

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