If you are looking for a venue with a bit of grit and loads of style, you've now found it!
The Marquee Club, one of the Capitals most famous live music venue's, has just reopened in the heart of London's Soho. Situated at 1 Leicester Square on the site of the now deceased 'super-club' Home, just above MTV's new TRL broadcast studio. The club has quickly whipped up a huge amount of interest and is set to become one of the venue sensations of 2005.
The Club catapulted to fame in the sixties and Seventies when such legendary bands as The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Small Faces, Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix graced its stage. The Clubs new owner, Nathan Lowry sees the ambition for The Marquee as a simple one - to restore the reputation of The Marquee Club as the first choice live music venue in the country, Real live music for real music fans. The flip side to Nathan's vision is that he has created an incredible venue for parties, conferences, product launches, receptions and fashion shows.
The spirit of the original Marquee Club has been brought into the 21st century with a £1 million refit and a roster of state-of-the-art facilities of its three floors totalling 15,000 sq ft.
The Marquee is split over levels 3, 4 and 5. The Venue space is on level 3 has a 60 square metre stage with flying light-rig above and an incredible sound system housed in a mezzanine platform. The Gallery on level 4 comprises of a four-sided balcony with its own bar over-looking level 3. One entire side of the balcony is on a hydraulic lift that enables one end of it to drop to the back of the stage of the floor below to link the two floors together. The Marquee Bar on level 5 is a sleek white space with a standing capacity of 400 with two bars and a fabulous view over Leicester Square. If you are looking for a venue with a bit of grit and loads of style, you've now found it!
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