A 300-capacity club has opened in London. Werkhaus, located in the Truman’s Brewery complex on Brick Lane, welcomed its first attendees on 12th September.
The address is already known as a nightlife destination, in addition to being a home for fashion and art. The venue itself will add to this, offering Funktion One sound with the focus on supporting the UK capital’s grass-roots music community while also welcoming international guests. Operating a single room, promoters can choose between two set-ups, one for live music and the other specifically catering for DJ-focused events.
In February 2014, the city of Sydney implemented a new lockout law across the CBD. Now, more than five years later, the law will be lifted.
With seemingly no notice, popular east London venue Hangar has closed down.
The Facebook page has disappeared, and the venue's official email address contains the following auto-response:
"We are sorry to say that Hangar will no longer be trading..."
A multi-use arts space in the basement of The Laundry Building in London Fields, Hangar had been hosting events in its current form since January 2018, and operated under two other different guises before that; The Laundry and Mangle E8.
Dude Club in Milan has closed.
Having been a staple of the techno scene in the city for several years, the nightclub will bow out on 1st September with a party at Circolo Magnolia. Marcellus Pittman, Abstract and more will play on the night.
Posting on Facebook, the club said, "The current urban context in which the club is inserted does not allow us to continue this adventure: we have tried to find solutions that have not been confirmed.
Leeds venue The Old Red Bus Station (TORBS) has extended its lease.
After facing potential closure to make way for a multi-storey car park, TORBS has been able to extend its lease by five years after the plans to demolish the building were scrapped.
The 400-capacity club, which has seen performances from the likes of DjRUM, LK and Shyboi, has now released another wave of impressive line-ups for September and October.
A new club is opening in Manchester.
The 200-capacity Cotton club will be in the basement of a former printing press in the city's Northern Quarter, with the first event set to take place on Friday the 13th September.
The new venue is licensed from Monday through to Sunday, and has a focus on LGBTQ+ and female balanced line-ups. The launch night will welcome Umwelt and Phoebe Valentine, before Photonz and IDA perform in the basement the following weekend.
London's DIY venue The Cause will close its doors in January next year.
The club, which originally had a year-long contract and was due to close in April this year, have extended their contract until the beginning of 2020 with New Years Eve serving as the closing party.
A new venue is set to open in London next month.
The team behind Queen of Hoxton, The Book Club and Brighton's Patterns club will open the new multi-purpose venue, Colours, in East London's Hoxton Square on the 13th September.
In collaboration with London venues Village Underground and EartH, Colours' 300-capacity space will present a program of music, art and performance with live shows and club nights.
A Canadian club is offering ravers the chance to vote for which track the DJ plays next.
Start-up app PSLY allows club-goers to determine a set by way of majority vote. Originally launched at Toronto's Love Child Social House last month, it is now used at Figures nightclub in the city every Friday.
With the overarching idea of "letting your voice be heard", the app is available to download via the Apple store.
The Concrete Paris team will open a new venue in Paris later this month.
Surprize, the team behind Concrete Paris, are set to open the temporary Dehors Brut club on the 27th July, with a 12-week programme. Concrete Paris is set to close its doors at the end of this month following a failed petition to keep the club open.