5 iconic Sydney nightclubs that not exist


Sydney was at one stage a number one nightlife vacation spot and as such we fostered some the perfect musical expertise in a plethora golf equipment across the metropolis. From the depths Kings Cross all the best way over to Pitt St within the CBD and again in direction of the queer district Oxford St, a whole bunch nightlife venues have come and gone and listed below are some that we take into account iconic for their very own causes.

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge is arguably probably the most iconic Kings Cross all time. Playing host to iconic crews corresponding to Bang Gang with their Bang Gang Presents collection, the electro home being dropped was an all time calibre. It was the primary ever membership owned by a feminine, beginning its profession as a burlesque membership and turning into the establishment that we all know it as right now.

Tunnel Nightclub

Renowned as alleged mob boss John Ibrahim’s massive foray into the dodgy dealings. Tunnel evening membership had, like so many locations again then, a closely policed feminine majority coverage. This made it in style with the women and beefed up athletes who have been all in all probability on blow.  Somehow it nonetheless remained on the pinnacle Sydney clubbing establishments till it cited unpaid debt as half the rationale for its shut.

Midnight Shift

A distinguished homosexual membership, the newest on this checklist closers. It hosted Sydney Hellfire in addition to drag reveals, tri nights and occasions for all communities. Personally I went to completely satisfied hardcore occasions there, however ask anybody and inform you that there was a lot extra to the place than simply what the music you skilled. There’s not a lot to say besides that it was extensively famend as one the perfect golf equipment in Sydney and it caught it out for so long as it may put up lockouts, however all good issues come to an finish and in 2017 we mentioned goodbye to at least one Sydney’s oldest golf equipment!


Gas Nightclub

Located beneath the heritage Australian Gas Light Co constructing on the decrease finish Pitt St, it lead a robust life holding a bunch NRG nights and supporting some massive names. However its life would finally come to shut because it grew to become embroiled in a gang battle. A drive by capturing put this place down as one that will finally come to a detailed. You can learn extra about that complete scenario !


Nestled in a Pitt Street dungeon, it held distinguished queer occasions till 1997 and continued to run for a number of years after. Most notably notorious for the dying a 22 12 months outdated punter in 1999 the place believed to be an opposed response to medication. The joint then sought to take care of its patrons by making a room with relaxed vibes and a cooler temperature stickered with info concerning the consequences drug use. Needless to say this space grew to become a haven for gurners who would .

These have been some our picks for iconic venues which you could (for probably the most half) solely hear talked about by phrase mouth and nostalgic punters. Nightlife is consistently evolving and we’re continually attempting to look ahead, however we will’t fake we don’t miss some the older ones!

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