Soon, Manhattanites won’t have to travel to Brooklyn to listen to their favorite deep house music. Virgincutting-edge new technology nightclub focused on bringing the genre to Manhattan, officially opens on the Lower East Side this weekend.
Think of it as a mix between a cool London basement club and a hip Brooklyn warehouse, and add a dash of Manhattan flair. Virgo, the latest concept from Full:Life Hospitality Groupis exactly that, and starting November 18, it will welcome fans of house and electronic music to its sprawling 3,000 square foot space on Grand Street.
“Unlike Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan hasn’t had a major electronics, house, and disco in recent years,” said co-founder Thatcher Shultz, who also created popular Manhattan spots Make Believe at the SIXTY LES Hotel, Her Name Was Carmen, and Kind Regards. “Now that city consumers have developed a taste for these genres, Virgo is bringing them a premium music and nightlife experience around them.”
Aiming to create an alternative nightlife experience to Manhattan’s traditional music scene, Virgo is committed to ensuring superior musical quality. With its state-of-the-art VOID sound system, imported from the UK, guests can enjoy a weekly selection of local and international DJs, and they can let off steam surrounded by incredible lighting and effects. .
“We have invested heavily in our sound and lighting equipment because we know how important they are to the house and electronic scene in particular,” co-founder Duncan Abdelnour said in a statement. “Lights and effects provide an extra sensory element that can help create excitement and emotion. And our world-class speakers and gear ensure DJs don’t have to compromise their sound to perform. in Manhattan.”
Inside, walls of LED lighting and infinity mirrors enhance the sensory experience and play on sound. A custom purple concrete bar with teal upholstery adds a splash of color to the space, which also includes a separate “Boiler Room” with carpeting for DJs to play different music on a separate sound system at the back of the room.
Virgo is located at 342 Grand Street and is open Thursday through Saturday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. For more information, you can visit the club website.
Take a look at some photos of Virgo below: