Following years of Verboten parties at various venues in both Manhattan and Brooklyn, the Verboten club joined the north Williamsburg nightlife scene a little over a year ago, with tons of house, techno, bass music and live gigs filling the 750-person-capacity spot. The main room features an expansive dance floor and Martin Audio sound system, while the side room serves as a restaurant and lounge; both have a modern-industrial feel, or as the crew behind the club puts it, “the brick-and-mortar realization of Verboten's dystopian aesthetic.” Trouble & Bass, Bespoke Musik, Push the Night and PopGun all join Verboten in curatorial duties, and Carl Craig, Guy Gerber, Matthew Dear, Davide Squillace, Ida Engberg, Matt Tolfrey and Lee Curtiss are among the notables claiming residencies.
|Venue name:||Verboten (CLOSED)||Contact:|
54 North 11th St
|Cross street:||between Kent and Wythe Aves|
|Transport:||Subway: L to Bedford Ave|
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Verboten is another top-notch NYC nightclub backed by people who have been in the scene from the very start. I remember going to their parties at countless different spots both in Manhattan (the good ol' Rivington Hotel days!) and Brooklyn years ago. It's great that they have a place to call home now, as well as several "away" events such as the Yoga in the Park series and StageOne in the summer season!