A nightclub , music club , or simply club , is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night. A nightclub is generally distinguished from regular bars, pubs , or taverns by the inclusion of a stage for live music, one or more dance floor areas and a DJ booth, where a DJ plays recorded music. The upmarket nature of nightclubs can be seen in the inclusion of VIP areas in some nightclubs, for celebrities and their guests. Nightclubs are much more likely than pubs or sports bars to use bouncers to screen prospective clubgoers for entry.
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10 Best Gay Bars In NYC for a Hot Night Out on the Town
In the spirit of gay rights , I bravely squeezed into my tightest pants, chapsticked my lips, and dragged my whiskey sour-drinking ass to as many self-identifying queer bars as one lightweight gay boy can. I wanted to make going out easier for you, dear queer, by ruling out the spots with watery well drinks, exorbitant cover charges, and predatory creeps. Also impressive? The Rosemont Williamsburg Late-night dancing on a quiet Brooklyn street In a neighborhood once dominated by Metropolitan , The Rosemont sprouted as a trendier alternative for Brooklynites to get their freak on. The Rosemont creates a welcome environment for all queer people -- enough so that their occasional Peggy parties have become a favorite in the lesbian community.
Portland's gay square dance club welcomes all (Column)
Marke B. That most of these parties had strong non-gay followings as well attests to the importance of the EndUp as a center of San Francisco dance culture history. A companion to his nearby club the Roundup, a country-western themed gay hangout, the EndUp was meant to capitalize on the disco craze. With its transparent, light-up dancefloor and quadrophonic Cerwin Vega sound system booming through mounted speakers, it predated behemoth SF disco clubs the I-Beam and Trocadero Transfer by three years. As gay men took to the streets in annual Gay Freedom Day parades and protest marches, dance floors were heaving with a new influx of out-and-proud men, expressing their newfound freedom and exploring the intimate ins-and-outs of gay life.