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An A-list celebrity is one at the very top of their field.
An acid house party was a type of illegal party typically staged in warehouses in 1987–89.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Alphonse Gabriel Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname "Scarface", was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit.
An Algorave is an event where people dance to music generated from algorithms, often using live coding techniques, and short for "algorithmic rave." Alex McLean of Slub and Nick Collins coined the word "algorave", with the first event to be held under that name taking place in 2012.
American Heritage is a magazine dedicated to covering the history of the United States of America for a mainstream readership.
Annabel's is a London nightclub, located at 44 Berkeley Square, London.
Anti-fascism is opposition to fascist ideologies, groups and individuals.
Area was a themed nightclub that operated from 1983 to 1987 at 157 Hudson Street in Manhattan, New York City.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
An au pair (plural: au pairs) is a domestic assistant from a foreign country working for, and living as part of, a host family.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Bang Face (often referred to as BangFace) is a regular electronic dance music event that has been taking place at various venues across the UK since 2003.
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.
A bar (also known as a saloon or a tavern or sometimes a pub or club, referring to the actual establishment, as in pub bar or savage club etc.) is a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, liquor, cocktails, and other beverages such as mineral water and soft drinks and often sell snack foods such as crisps (potato chips) or peanuts, for consumption on premises.
The Batcave was a nightclub in London, at Meard Street, Soho.
Bebop or bop is a style of jazz developed in the early to mid-1940s in the United States, which features songs characterized by a fast tempo, complex chord progressions with rapid chord changes and numerous changes of key, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on a combination of harmonic structure, the use of scales and occasional references to the melody.
Berghain is a nightclub in Berlin, Germany.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
The Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Southgate, Kentucky, is the third deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history.
A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.
The Blitz Kids were a group of young people who frequented the weekly Blitz club-night in Covent Garden, London in 1979-80, and are credited with launching the New Romantic subcultural movement.
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Bottle service is the sale of liquor by the bottle in mostly American lounges and nightclubs.
A bouncer (also known as a doorman, door supervisor or cooler) is a type of security guard, employed at venues such as bars, nightclubs, stripclubs, casinos, restaurants or concerts.
Boy George (born George Alan O'Dowd; 14 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and fashion designer.
Breakbeat is a broad style of electronic or dance-oriented music which utilizes breaks, often sampled from earlier recordings in funk, jazz and R&B, for the main rhythm.
Bribery is the act of giving or receiving something of value in exchange for some kind of influence or action in return, that the recipient would otherwise not alter.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
The Bunker (also Reichsbahnbunker) in Berlin-Mitte is a listed air-raid shelter.
Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.
The cha-cha-chá, or simply cha-cha in the U.S., is a dance of Cuban origin.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
A circuit party is a large dance event.
The Club Cinq-Sept fire was a major blaze at a nightclub just outside Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, Isère in south-eastern France on Sunday, 1 November 1970.
Club drugs, also called rave drugs, or party drugs are a loosely defined category of recreational drugs which are associated with discothèques in the 1970s and nightclubs, dance clubs, electronic dance music parties, and raves in the 1980s to the 2010s.
Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostly used as a recreational drug.
The Cocoanut Grove Fire was a nightclub fire in the United States.
A coffeehouse, coffee shop or café (sometimes spelt cafe) is an establishment which primarily serves hot coffee, related coffee beverages (café latte, cappuccino, espresso), tea, and other hot beverages.
The Colectiv nightclub fire was a deadly fire in Bucharest, Romania, on 30 October 2015, which killed 64 people (26 on site, 38 in hospitals) and injured 147.
Concert photography is the photography of activities relating to concerts and music.
A concert tour (or simply tour) is a series of concerts by an artist or group of artists in different cities, countries or locations.
Connie's Inn was a Harlem, New York City nightclub established in 1923 by Connie Immerman (né Conrad Immerman; 1893–1967) in partnership with two of his brothers, George (1884–1944) and Louie Immerman (1882–1955).
The Copacabana is a New York City nightclub.
The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub located in Harlem on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue from 1923 to 1935, then briefly in the midtown Theater District from 1936 to 1940.
A cover charge is an entrance fee sometimes charged at bars, nightclubs, or restaurants.
The Cowgate (Scots: The Cougait) is a street in Edinburgh, Scotland, located about southeast of Edinburgh Castle, within the city's World Heritage Site.
Cream, originally based at the now demolished Nation nightclub in Liverpool, is one of the best-known night clubs in the world.
Culture Club are an English new wave band that formed in London in 1981.
Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement.
Dance hall in its general meaning is a hall for dancing.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
A dance party (also referred to as a dance) is a social gathering where dancing is the primary activity.
A dance studio is a space in which dancers learn or rehearse.
Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.
Danceteria was a well-known four-floor nightclub located in New York City, which operated from 1979 until 1986 (and in the Hamptons until 1995).
Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
A digital single-lens reflex camera (also called digital SLR or DSLR) is a digital camera that combines the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor, as opposed to photographic film.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
The Dolphinarium discotheque massacre was a Hamas terror attack on 1 June 2001 in which a Hamas-affiliated Islamist terrorist blew himself up outside a nightclub on the beachfront in Tel Aviv, Israel, killing 21 Israelis, 16 of them teenagers.
Originating in the Sydney post-punk electronic music scene of the early 1990s, the slang term doof or bush doof refers to a type of outdoor dance party generally held in a remote country area or just outside big cities in surrounding bush or rainforest.
Dorian Gray was a popular nightclub in the 1980s and 1990s, located in Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Douglas (Doolish) is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man, with a population of 27,938 (2011).
A dress code is a set of written and, more often, unwritten rules with regard to clothing.
A drug is any substance (other than food that provides nutritional support) that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological (and often psychological) change in the body.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
E-Werk is a music venue located in Erlangen, Germany.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
El Morocco (sometimes nicknamed Elmo or Elmer) was a 20th-century Manhattan nightclub frequented by the rich and famous from the 1930s until the decline of café society in the late 1950s.
Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
Emerging adulthood is a phase of the life span between adolescence and full-fledged adulthood which encompasses late adolescence and early adulthood, proposed by Jeffrey Arnett in a 2000 article in the American Psychologist.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Approximately 330 to 360 million people speak English as their first language.
The Equality Act 2010 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, and has the same goals as the four major EU Equal Treatment Directives, whose provisions it mirrors and implements.
A euphemism is a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant.
Eurythmics were a British music duo consisting of members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart.
Event photography is the practice of photographing guests and occurrences at any Event or occasion where one may hire a photographer for.
Fabric is a nightclub in Farringdon, London, England.
Fact Magazine was an American quarterly publication that commented on controversial topics.
A fetish club is a nightclub, bar, social club or other entertainment hub which caters to clientele interested in some of (but not necessarily all) fetish fashion, bondage, dominance/submission, and/or sadism and masochism (BDSM).
Fetish fashion is any style or appearance in the form of a type of clothing or accessory, created to be extreme or provocative in a fetishistic manner.
Fire safety is the set of practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire.
Fortitude Valley (also known simply as "The Valley") is a suburb of central Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Free festivals are a combination of music, arts and cultural activities, for which often no admission is charged, but involvement is preferred.
A free party is a party "free" from the restrictions of the legal club scene, similar to the free festival movement.
The Military Administration in France (Militärverwaltung in Frankreich; Occupation de la France par l'Allemagne) was an interim occupation authority established by Nazi Germany during World War II to administer the occupied zone in areas of northern and western France.
Go-go dancers are dancers who are employed to entertain crowds at nightclubs or other venues where music is played.
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
The Gothenburg discothèque fire was a devastating fire caused by an arson attack on October 29, 1998, which occurred in premises located on Hisingen island in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Hakken (sometimes Hakkûh) is a form of rave dance originating from the Dutch hardcore and gabber scene.
Roy Halston Frowick (April 23, 1932 – March 26, 1990), known simply as Halston, was an American fashion designer who rose to international fame in the 1970s.
The Happy Land fire was an act of arson that killed 87 people trapped in the unlicensed Happy Land social club at 1959 Southern Boulevard in the West Farms section of the Bronx in New York City on March 25, 1990.
Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Hedonism is a school of thought that argues that the pursuit of pleasure and intrinsic goods are the primary or most important goals of human life.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
A honky-tonk (also called honkatonk, honkey-tonk, or tonk) is both a bar that provides country music for the entertainment of its patrons and the style of music played in such establishments.
Hostess clubs are a common feature in the night-time entertainment industry of East Asian countries.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
The hustle is a catchall name for some disco dances which were extremely popular in the 1970s.
The I-Beam was a popular nightclub in San Francisco that was located in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood at 1748 Haight Street.
Ian Schrager (born July 19, 1946) is an American entrepreneur, hotelier and real estate developer, often associated with co-creating the Boutique Hotel category of accommodation.
Ibiza (Eivissa) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea off the east coast of Spain.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
Interfax Ltd. (Интерфакс) is a privately-held independent major news agency in Russia (along with state-operated TASS and RIA Novosti) and information services company headquartered in Moscow.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
At 01:15 am local time on 1 January 2017 a gunman shot and killed at least 39 people and wounded at least 70 others at the Reina nightclub in the Ortaköy neighbourhood of Istanbul, where hundreds had been celebrating the new year.
Italian Americans (italoamericani or italo-americani) are an ethnic group consisting of Americans who have ancestry from Italy.
Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
The jitterbug is a kind of dance popularized in the United States in the early 20th century, and is associated with various types of swing dances such as the Lindy Hop, jive, and East Coast Swing.
Juke joint (or jook joint) is the vernacular term for an informal establishment featuring music, dancing, gambling, and drinking, primarily operated by African Americans in the southeastern United States.
A jukebox is a partially automated music-playing device, usually a coin-operated machine, that will play a patron's selection from self-contained media.
Juliana's, also known as Juliana's Tokyo (ジュリアナ東京), was a Japanese discothèque in that operated in Shibaura, Minato, Tokyo from May 15th 1991 till August 31st 1994.
Kassel (spelled Cassel until 1928) is a city located at the Fulda River in northern Hesse, Germany.
The Kheyvis fire was a fire in the Kheyvis nightclub in Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Kiss nightclub fire started between 2:00 and 2:30 (BRST) on 27 January 2013 in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, killing 242 people and injuring at least 630 others.
KOKO (previously called The Music Machine and Camden Palace) is a concert venue and former theatre in Camden Town, London, England.
The Lame Horse fire occurred on December 5, 2009, around 1 a.m. local time in the nightclub Khromaya Loshad («Хромая лошадь», "Lame Horse") at 9 Kuybyshev Street, Perm, Russia.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979 is a live album by English post-punk band Joy Division, partly-recorded on 18th December 1979 at Les Bains Douches, Paris, and released in 2001 by record label NMC.
A light beam or beam of light is a directional projection of light energy radiating from a light source.
This is an incomplete list of heavy metal festivals.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Marcus Lecky Oswald Hornby Birley (30 May 1930 – 24 August 2007), known as Mark Birley, was a British entrepreneur known for his investments in the hospitality industry.
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
A metal detector is an electronic instrument which detects the presence of metal nearby.
Methaqualone, sold under the brand name Quaalude (pronounced) and sometimes stylized "Quāālude" in the United States and Mandrax in the United Kingdom and South Africa, is a sedative and hypnotic medication.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Ministry of Sound Group is a multimedia entertainment business based in London with a nightclub, shared workspace and private members club, worldwide events operation, music publishing business and fitness studio.
Mixmag is a British electronic dance and clubbing magazine, published in London, England.
A model is a person with a role either to promote, display or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing in fashion shows), or to serve as a visual aid for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
A music festival is a community event oriented towards live performances of singing and instrument playing that is often presented with a theme such as musical genre (e.g., blues, folk, jazz, classical music), nationality, or locality of musicians, or holiday.
A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.
A music venue is any location used for a concert or musical performance.
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
The New Romantic movement was a pop culture movement that originated in the United Kingdom in the early 1980s.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
A nightclub act is a production, usually of nightclub music or comedy, designed for performance at a nightclub, a type of drinking establishment, by a nightclub performer such as a nightclub singer or nightclub dancer, whose performance may also be referred to as a nightclub act.
Nightlife is a collective term for entertainment that is available and generally more popular from the late evening into the early hours of the morning.
On, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a terrorist attack inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
The following outline provides an overview of and topical guide to entertainment and the entertainment industry: Entertainment is any activity which provides a diversion or permits people to amuse themselves in their leisure time, and may also provide fun, enjoyment and laughter.
The Ozone Disco Club fire in Quezon City, Philippines broke out shortly before midnight at 11:35 pm Philippine Standard Time, March 18, 1996 (03:35 PM, March 17, 1996, UTC) leaving at least 162 people dead.
Pacha Group is a Spanish holding company specialized in the leisure, entertainment and hospitality businesses.
is a synchronized dance that originated in Japan.
The Paradise Garage, also known as "the Garage" or the "Gay-rage", was a discotheque in New York City notable in the history of modern dance and pop music, as well as LGBT and nightclub cultures.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
A pay card is a notation system or device used in some nightclubs to indicate the value of the drinks or services (like coat check fees) consumed by or used by a patron.
The Peppermint Lounge was a popular discotheque located at 128 West 45th Street in New York City that was open from 1958 to 1965.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.
Poppers is a slang term given broadly to the chemical class called alkyl nitrites, that are inhaled for recreational drug purposes, typically for the "high" or "rush" that the drug can create.
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.
Promiscuity is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
A public address system (PA system) is an electronic system comprising microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers, and related equipment.
Public sex is sexual activity that takes place in a public context.
Pulse was a gay bar, dance club, and nightclub in Orlando, Florida, founded in 2004 by Barbara Poma and Ron Legler.
Qiana is a silky nylon fiber developed in 1962 at the DuPont Experimental Station by Stanley Brooke Speck.
Quadrant Park also known as the Quad or Quaddie was a nightclub in Bootle, UK opened during the late 1980s to the early 1990s.
Quezon City (Lungsod Quezon,; Ciudad Quezón; also known as QC or Kyusi) is the most populous city in the Philippines.
A rave (from the verb: to rave) is an organized dance party at a nightclub, outdoor festival, warehouse, or other private property typically featuring performances by DJs, playing a seamless flow of electronic dance music.
Régine Zylberberg, (born Regina Zylberberg, 26 December 1929)Biography in Context (2011) Gale, Detroit better known as Régine, is a Belgian-born French singer and night-club impresaria.
Rebolation is a style of Brazilian dance that originated in rave parties.
Recreational drug use is the use of a psychoactive drug to induce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, by modifying the perceptions, feelings, and emotions of the user.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
The República Cromañón nightclub fire occurred in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 30 December 2004, killing 194 people and leaving at least 1,492 injured.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Retro style (also known as "vintage inspired") is a style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the past.
The Rhythm Club fire (or The Natchez Dance Hall Holocaust) was a fire in a dance hall in Natchez, Mississippi, on the night of April 23, 1940, which killed 209 people and severely injured many others.
Rimini (Rémin; Ariminum) is a city of about 150,000 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy and capital city of the Province of Rimini.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
A rock festival, often considered synonymous with pop festival, is a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing an often diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, electronic, and related genres.
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The Santika Club fire occurred on Thursday 1 January 2009, in the Santika Club nightclub in Watthana, Bangkok, Thailand, where New Year celebrations were taking place.
The Scotch Club in Aachen was the first discothèque, opening on 19 October 1959.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a smartphone which may be held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
The shuffle dance, also known as the Melbourne Shuffle, rocking or simply The Shuffle) is a rave and club dance that developed in the early 1990s. This shuffle style became known as the 'Melbourne Shuffle' in 1998. Many of the movements used in shuffling are typical jazz dance steps but with a contemporary twist. The style is also influenced by a Chicago based ghetto house dance called footwork and a style called the crip walk that originates in Compton LA. The basic movements in the dance are a fast heel-and-toe action with a style suitable for various types of electronic music. Most variants also incorporate arm movements.
A smiley (sometimes called a happy face or smiley face) is a stylized representation of a smiling humanoid face that is a part of popular culture worldwide.
Soho House is a group of private members' clubs aimed primarily at those in the arts and media.
A sound system is a group of DJs and audio engineers contributing and working together as one, playing and producing music over a large PA system or sound reinforcement system, typically for a dance event or party.
Southgate is a home rule-class city in Campbell County, Kentucky, United States.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an illicit establishment that sells alcoholic beverages.
A stampede is uncontrolled concerted running as an act of mass impulse among herd animals or a crowd of people in which the group collectively begins running, often in an attempt to escape a perceived threat.
The Stardust fire was a fatal fire which took place at the Stardust nightclub in Artane, Dublin, Ireland in the early hours of 14 February (Valentine's Day) 1981.
Steve Rubell (December 2, 1943 – July 25, 1989) was an American entrepreneur and co-owner of the legendary New York disco Studio 54.
The Stork Club was a nightclub in Manhattan, New York City, which during its existence from 1929 to 1965 was one of the most prestigious clubs in the world.
Studio 54 is a former nightclub and currently a Broadway theatre, located at 254 West 54th Street, between Eighth Avenue and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The Study Club fire killed 22 people and injured over 50 in a Detroit, Michigan dance hall on September 20, 1929.
The Summerland disaster occurred when a fire spread through the Summerland leisure centre in Douglas on the Isle of Man on the night of 2 August 1973.
A superclub is a very large or superior nightclub, often with several rooms with different themes.
Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
The Swing Youth (Swingjugend) were a group of jazz and swing lovers in Germany in the 1930s, mainly in Hamburg and Berlin.
Sybil Christopher (27 March 1929 – 7 March 2013) was a Welsh actress, theatre director, and founder of popular celebrity New York nightclub "Arthur".
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Russian News Agency TASS (Informatsionnoye agentstvo Rossii TASS), abbr.
A tavern is a place of business where people gather to drink alcoholic beverages and be served food, and in most cases, where travelers receive lodging.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.
A technoparade (the word is German) is a parade of vehicles equipped with strong loudspeakers and amplifiers playing Electronic dance music.
Teknivals (the word is a portmanteau of the words tekno and festival) are large free parties which take place worldwide.
Tel Aviv (תֵּל אָבִיב,, تل أَبيب) is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The Chronicle is a popular daily newspaper in Zimbabwe.
The EndUp is a nightclub in San Francisco, California.
The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, which became famous in the Madchester years of the 1980s and early 1990s.
The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.
The Limelight was a chain of nightclubs that were owned and operated by Peter Gatien.
The Loft was the location for the first underground dance party (called "Love Saves the Day") organized by David Mancuso on February 14, 1970, in New York City.
The Station nightclub fire occurred on Thursday, February 20, 2003, in West Warwick, Rhode Island, killing 100 people and injuring 230.
Trance is a genre of electronic<!-- The source says electronic music, not electronic dance music ---> music that emerged from the rave scene in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s and developed further during the early 1990s in Germany before spreading throughout the rest of Europe, as a more melodic offshoot from techno and house.
Tresor (German for safe or vault) is an underground techno nightclub in Berlin and a record label.
The Trocadero Transfer was an after hours dance club in San Francisco from its opening in December 1977 to the late 1990s.
The Twenty-first Amendment (Amendment XXI) to the United States Constitution repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition on alcohol on January 16, 1919.
Ultravox (earlier stylized as Ultravox!) were a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973 as Tiger Lily.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Vichy France (Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War II.
Visage were a British synthpop band, formed in London in 1978.
VJing (pronounced: VEE-JAY-ing) is a broad designation for realtime visual performance.
Vzglyad (a) is a Russian online newspaper, established in 2005.
The Warehouse was a nightclub established in Chicago, Illinois in 1977 under the direction of Robert Williams.
Watthana or Vadhana (วัฒนา) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand.
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions.
Webster Hall is a nightclub and concert venue located at 125 East 11th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues, near Astor Place, in the East Village of Manhattan, New York City.
West Warwick is a town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States.
The Whiskey Au Go Go fire was a fire that occurred at 2.10 am on Thursday 8 March 1973, in the Whiskey Au Go Go nightclub in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia that killed 15 people.
The working class (also labouring class) are the people employed for wages, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xenon was a popular New York City nightclub.
Yazoo (known as Yaz in North America for legal reasons involving Yazoo Records) were a British synthpop duo from Basildon, Essex, England, consisting of former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke (keyboards) and Alison Moyet (vocals).
The zazous were a subculture in France during World War II.
The 2002 Bali bombings occurred on 12 October 2002 in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali.
The E2 nightclub stampede occurred on February 17, 2003, at the E2 nightclub located above the Epitome Chicago restaurant at 2347 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, in which 21 people died and more than 50 were injured when panic ensued from the use of pepper spray by security guards to break up a fight.
The 21 Club, often simply 21, is an American traditional cuisine restaurant and former prohibition-era speakeasy, located at 21 West 52nd Street in New York City.
2C-B or 2,5-dimethoxy-4-bromophenethylamine is a psychedelic drug of the 2C family.
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