In the ‘90s, every breakdancing menace, raver kid in glow paint and it-gal/possible-transvestite craved and hustled for entrance into this Meat Packing District club mainstay. Not much has changed for the long-running Cielo.
Resistant to the ongoing EDM tornado in the States, ex-Pacha resident Nicolas Matar's club has weathered the storm, regularly hosting François K's Deep Space parties and fellow Big Apple countrymen Louie Vega, Danny Krivit, and Def Mix's big cheese David Morales and Hector Romero.
Meanwhile, DJs ranging from Stacey Pullen to Markus Schulz to Infected Mushroom, can be found making appearances when in town to throw down. Ain't no button-pressing here, Cielo's where "house music lives", and our most significant link between the ashes of the club kid era of the '90s — when venues like Twilo, Limelight and Tunnel ruled the roost — and today's generation who come to see the real deal.