KU18 Club

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KU18 Club (798金属库, jin shu ku, Metal Warehouse, or 18库, shi ba ku)

It's a newly opened big indoor venue with nice equipments in the 798 Art Area in Beijing.


Address:

  • Chaoyang District, Jiuxianqiao Rd. No. 2, 798 Art Area, 798 Creative Square, Unit No. 18
  • 朝阳区酒仙桥路2号798艺术区 798创意广场 18号场地
  • Phone: 13810778398, 13811970798
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Description

"That kind of name requires an immediate explanation: the ku here does not mean cool. That'd be ku (酷). This place is ku (库), which means warehouse. It has the whole "warehouse party" vibe. In fact, the boss of Ku-18 helped organize some of the electronica warehouse parties in 798 last year. He's a bassist from Shenzhen who recently came to Beijing to open this 1,000sqm live music venue. The stage is decked out with smoke machines, cork-screwing lights, lasers, and the works. A dancing area opens up beneath it, lined on either side by rows of cocktail tables pushed against the walls. Behind the soundboard, the back of the hall hosts some sofas and the bar. Brick walls and reflective tile floor make for a big sound that can get muddy during louder sets." [1]


References

  1. "Where to Rock in 798". Matt P. Jager, The Beijinger (2008-05-08). Retrieved on 2008-07-27.

Official Blog: http://blog.sina.com.cn/ku18club


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