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New 3000-sqft nightclub to open in NYC, Virgo

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A new 3,000 square foot venue, Virgo, is set to open on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

The new nightclub, named after the star sign of co-founder Thatcher Shultz, has yet to confirm an opening date — but early concept art shows a “wild” interior, with LED walls, a purple concrete bar, infinity mirrors and even a carpeted room for DJs to play through an independent audio system hook up to the back of the venue.

Shultz told TimeOut: “Unlike Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan hasn’t had a great lounge in electronic, house and disco in recent years. Now that the city’s consumers have developed a taste for these genres, Virgo offers them a premium music and nightlife experience around them.”

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Working alongside Shultz, is Duncan Abdelnour who also said: “We invested heavily into our sound and lighting equipment because we know how important they are to the house and electronic scene specifically.”

Abdelnour continues: “Lights and effects offer an added sensory element that can help build up excitement and emotion. And our world-class speakers and equipment ensure DJs don’t have to compromise their sound to play in Manhattan.”

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No opening date has been announced for Virgo just yet but you can sign-up to find out more here.

Becky Buckle is Mixmag’s Video and Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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