A new 1500-capacity club is opening in Newcastle
The Lofts opens on the August bank holiday with Pete Tong headlining
A new ‘super club’ called The Lofts is opening in Newcastle.
The 1500-cacpacity, three room venue marks the biggest nightclub to open in the North East in a decade.
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It’s due to launch August 27 with Pete Tong and Horse Meat Disco headlining. They’ll be joined by Charlie Hedges, Mighty Mouse and Natasha Kitty Katt, as well as local club residents John Dance, Jonny Burn and Kev Cannon.
The Lofts also promises a ‘groundbreaking’ L-Acoustic soundsystem and a ‘state-of-the-art, fully immersive light and visual show’.
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The venue is being opened by John Dance, Marty Smith and Rob Seaman, who have decades of experience in running iconic venues from the North East to Ibiza.
Speaking about the venue, Rob Seaman, who was previously director of both Café Mambo and Ibiza Rocks, as well as workung with Pete Tong on his Wonderland party series and on Swedish House Mafia’s Pacha residency, said:
"Our aim is to build on the excellent reputation Newcastle already has and raise its profile still further. We are booking international artists from different genres and can mix up the styles on the same night in the different rooms. We will have something to offer everyone at The Lofts and look forward to welcoming music fans not just from the local area but from throughout the UK."
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Tickets for the opening night are on sale now. Head to The Lofts’ website to find out more.
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