New York club The Dance is set to close after just four months on the Manhattan nightlife map.
Opening in October 2019, the venue announced the news via an Instagram post on Monday 10th February, along with details of a final party set for Tuesday 18th February, with US Girls on the bill. Management issues have been blamed for the sudden shuttering.
Three years ago, a map aimed to help people find the best clubs in the cities they were travelling to went viral. Now, its creator is developing the idea into an app.
The Techno Travellor Map, as it was originally known, is to become Clubeling, with its creator, Matthieu Rodrigues hoping to offer a "community-based tool" that is "accessible to all", so that people can answer the question of what nighttime venues they'd be best off spending their time at while on their travels.
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Amsterdam club Sugar Factory has closed its doors with immediate effect after filing for bankruptcy.
The venue announced the action via its website and social media, saying: “The organization has done everything to proceed with their club shows and concerts, but the resources proved insufficient.”
Two Berlin nightclubs are opening their doors to homeless people this winter.
The clubs, Astra Kulturhaus and Bi Nuu, both based in the Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain district of the German capital, will be offering shelter one night a week in January and February.
The German newspaper Der Tagesspiel states that Bi Nuu will have accomodation for up to 15 women, while Astra Kulturhaus has space for up to 25 men.
70% of ravers hate phones on the dancefloor according to a new study, confirming what we all knew anyway.
According to ComRes research commissioned by Eventbrite, the vast majority of British adults find it irritating when other people are taking pictures or recording videos during live performances. 69% would support 'more than minimal action' to minimise the disruption devices cause.
"... this club exists for the right reasons. With that comes a certain mentality, and you can feel that on the dancefloor"
Following the release of The Secret DJ book this summer, which told anonymous tales of deviant club culture, Bugged Out have announced a brand new party concept.
Named The Dark Room, it’s based around the idea of the perfect club experience - one where phones and bright lights are banned for maximum immersion in the music.
It’s taking place at Hangar in London Fields on 13th October, and promises four secret DJs, surround sound and a chill out room.