Stomach

Stomach

The stomach is and organ and part of the digestive system. It secretes enzymes to help break down the food we eat. Some animals, which are called ruminants, have stomachs with four compartments. These include animals such as the cattle and deer.

About Stomach

The Stomach is a music venue, recording studio and rehearsal space, located on Lombard Street in Palmerston North, New Zealand. It is Palmerston North's longest running and only current all-ages music venue. The Stomach is operated by Creative Sounds Society Incorporated, represented by a volunteer governing body 'The CSSI Management Committee', CSSI employs two full time staff to deliver it services. Normal operating hours are 10am til 10pm, 7 days a week, 50 weeks per year. CSSI is funded in part by the Palmerston North City Council, on a three yearly contract, with a set of agreed Key Performance Indicators (number of events, recording hours, people assisted etc) Creative Sounds Society is also the main organizer behind the local musical showcase Swampfest. The venue is virtually the only place in Palmerston North that gives young artists a chance to play in front of an audience.