King plow and terminal west history
Terminal West lies within the King Plow Arts Center in West Midtown Atlanta. The arts center originally started out as a plow factory but was converted into studios in the 1990’s. Terminal West once was an iron smelting room and has been transformed into a music venue with modern production while maintaining the original factory aesthetics. Terminal West opened its doors in March of 2012 when a couple friends decided to turn their passion for music into a career.
Clyde Lanier King and two partners purchase the Walker-Sims Plow Company, reorganize the company and name it Atlanta Agricultural Works (Later changed to Atlanta Plow Company and then King Plow Company).
King Plow closes its doors due to the farm crisis of the 1980’s.
The King family buys the property back and begins a repurposing project, turning the buildings into living/working studios focused on tenants in the arts.
Alan Sher and Robert Shaw begin putting on concerts in the art gallery space of King Plow under the name King Plow Events. Acts included Pretty Lights, Big Boi, and many more.
Sher & Shaw decide to pursue their passion for putting on music events. Construction begins on the room soon to be called Terminal West.
Terminal West opens its doors!
Since opening, Terminal West has been home to all genres of live music with performances from The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Netsky, Zeds Dead, Leon Russell, Sturgill Simpson, Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, The Disco Biscuits, T.I., Two Chainz, Disclosure, and many more.