Jerry Bajalia Death – Friends are mourning the loss of a local legend. Jerry Bajalia, the owner and operator of Iron Horse Cafe, which was a hub for rock in Birmingham for quite a while passed away this morning. He died from a heart attack. Jerry was the nicest guy you’d ever meet. He loved his kids more than anything and he loved live music and local musicians. There’s a great outpouring of love for him this evening amongst many musician friends.
How did Jerry Bajalia die?
“Met Jerry in maybe 2005 and he never made you feel like you were insignificant,” according to Brent Chandler’s statement. Brent Chandler confirmed that his friend Jerry Bajalia passed away this morning from a heart attack. During his time at Flyunder Entertainment, Brent stated that he collaborated with Jerry on several shows.
Jerry’s passion for the music scene was always recognized and appreciated by Brent. Jerry’s presence in the local music industry has been greatly missed, and Iron Horse is still the best local venue to visit in the area. Jerry’s absence has been felt not only in the world of music but also, perhaps more significantly, in the world of friendly people.
Who was Jerry Bajalia?
Jerry Bajalia was born in Birmingham, Alabama and he lived in Bluff Park, Alabama. He graduated from W A Berry High School. Jerry was Sammy’s adored brother. He was a great friend to many local musicians. In its prime, his club was the “home base” of the Birmingham music scene. Jerry was always friendly and welcoming.
He had the best live music venue in Birmingham for several years. Many people had the opportunity to see so many amazing bands, make so many awesome memories, and meet so many people because of Jerry Bajalia and the kind of atmosphere he brought to the Birmingham, Alabama staple known as Iron Horse.
About Iron Horse Cafe
Iron Horse Café has been in business since October, 2004. It is the brainchild of Jerry Bajalia who convinced his reluctant brother Sammy to join him in this new venture. The brothers are Birmingham natives and career businessmen, having previously worked on many ventures both together and separately since high school. Before the idea of Iron Horse was born Sammy and Jerry had their hands in the auto industry.
No plans have been announced for Jerry Bajalia obituary and funeral yet.
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