Manny Tripodis, co-proprietor of Linger Extended Lounge and Frances, has died

Manny Tripodis onstage at the Rogue Bar in early 2019.

Manny Tripodis, a longtime fixture on the area new music scene, has died at 51.

Tripodis, a musician, owned the Rogue Bar, a common rock club in Scottsdale that closed in 2019 just after a 12-yr operate.

That exact calendar year, Tripodis purchased Linger Longer Lounge, a Phoenix dive bar, with his wife Jade Noble and their friend Cal Cronin.

Two decades later, Noble and Tripodis acquired Frances, a beloved central Phoenix boutique.

Noble shared the news on social media the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 6, expressing her spouse had passed away that evening right after a 3-yr battle with cancer. 

In lieu of flowers, Noble questioned that persons be sure to ship donations in Tripodis’ name to Feed Phoenix. 

Remembering a person who ‘encouraged men and women to stick to their dreams’

Manny Tripodis and Erik Love at the Rogue Bar

Tripodis ran the Rogue for 12 several years. When it closed in 2019, he shared a prolonged publish on social media.

“Many view it as a rundown home that aids and abets men and women to make bad selections and consume to excessive. I search at it as supplying a stage to persons who have a thing to say or want to showcase and hone their art and expertise. That may possibly audio like a little bit a great deal, but I believe we are far more than just a regional watering gap.”