Fur Nightclub: CLOSED

By admin in DC Clubs
Thursday, September 1, 2011, 3:17am. (Updated: 1/23/15 at 4:10pm) Add comments

An aerial view shows the former fur factory; now a nightclub with the same name.

  • Venue Type: Mega Club
  • Estimated Size: 2,500 people
  • Amenities: 7 Bars, 4 Rooms, 2 Mezzanines, Bottle Service, Hookah, Snack Bar, Coat Check
  • Cover Charge: $20-$50
  • Hours: Thu: Special Events 10pm-4am, Fri: 10pm – 3am, Sat: 10pm – 4am
  • Dress Code: Strictly Enforced. No shorts, boots, athletic wear
  • Age Requirement: 18+
  • Location: NoMA
  • Address: 33 Patterson St NE Washington DC 20002
  • Atmosphere: The largest nightclub in Washington, DC; Fur provides the ultimate clubbing experience.  With a capacity of up to 2,500 people, it caters to the biggest events DC nightlife has to offer. Every week Panorama Productions and Club Glow bring top DJs like David Guetta, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren and Benny Benassi. Fur also hosts hip-hop acts like Diddy, Nelly and Run DMC as well as early evening rock shows and corporate events. It features two mezzanines with separate bars, bottle service and stadium-style box seats. Fur’s Martini and Mafia rooms provide ample space for multiple music formats as well as additional VIP options. Weather permitting, Fur’s heated outdoor patio provides even more music, a space for smoking cigarettes and the option to smoke hookah.
Venue Overview

Fur was DC’s mega club before Echostage became the new home for GLOW. The building was once a fur factory, hence the name. With lines known to stretch both sides of the entrance, around the building and down the block; promoter guest lists and bottle service are recommended for fast, easy entry.

Upon entering the club, patrons are provided multiple options. Immediately to the left is a snack bar complete with food, drinks, glow sticks and everything else required to enhance your experience. Straight ahead is a massive bar and to the left, VIP booths. Around the bar is the Martini room, boasting a dance floor, raised DJ booth and private VIP box. Beyond is a doorway leading to the Mafia Room on one side and coat check and patio on the other. The Mafia Room’s dance floor gives way to a staircase leading to a raised bar/lounge area. The patio hosts a stage, DJ booth, tiki bar and roped section of benches and tables to enjoy hookah.

Voted best DJ ever by Mixmag; Tiesto performs before a capacity crowd at Glow

If you’re looking for the biggest room in DC clubbing, stairs to the right of the main entrance lead into the sunken main room, capable of holding 2000+ people. Complete with a birdcage for dancers, bars on either side, a stage on one end and a raised DJ booth on the other, a packed main room at Fur is something you can’t understand until you experience it. Stairways on each side of the room lead to a mezzanine that wraps around the entire floor, providing amazing vantage points to experience the top acts in the world.

Update: See Fur Nightclub’s newly renovated patio (photo tour).

Parties
  • Thursdays serve as a special concert night at Fur. Past events include Glow parties with David Guetta, Bob Sinclar and Steve Angello’s ‘Size Matters’ label party.
  • Fridays at Fur serve as DC’s biggest hip-hop party.
  • Saturdays are Glow. With acts like David Guetta, Tiesto, Kaskade, Benny Benassi and Avicii coming on a regular basis, Glow Saturdays at Fur serve as DC’s #1 party. In addition to trance/house in the main room, Glow also brings hip-hop to the Martini Room with DJ Geometrix, Latin music to the Mafia Room with Migo DJs and
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Photo Tour: Main Room

David Guetta recently named Club Glow his favorite party in the world. Club Glow happens every Saturday night at Fur!

Kryoman igniting the Glow at Fur crowd!

Photo Tour: Main Room Mezzanines

One of Fur’s two main room mezzanine levels; offering a private bar, bottle service and prime view of the dancefloor

The redone Mink Room at Fur now serves as a second mezzanine to the main floor, with bar, VIP, hookah, and view of the madness below

Photo Tour: Martini Room

As soon as you enter Fur you’re greeted by the main bar of the U-shaped Martini Room.

The center of the Martini Room’s U-shaped layout features a dance floor area with VIP booths on 3 sides

The Martini Room

Photo Tour: Mafia Room

The lower Mafia room features DC’s hottest Latin party on Saturday nights with Migo DJs

The Upper Mafia Room features a bar and VIP area with a view of the lower room’s dance floor.

Photo Tour: Patio

Fans at Fur enjoy Glow’s Saturday night showcase of Mnmlife artists like Mr. C, Ambivalent and Chris Fortier

The Patio at Fur Nightclub includes a stage, raised DJ booth, tiki bar and hookah tables. It

** Update: May 2011 ** See Fur Nightclub’s newly renovated patio (photo tour).

Video Tour: Fur Nightclub



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*** SOLD OUT *** Pretty Lights w/ Nit Grit: Thurs 9/29/11

By admin in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Glow Events
Saturday, August 27, 2011, 12:50am. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 7:55pm) Add comments

Come and watch all the pretty, bright, shiny… yeaaahhh


What
: Pretty Lights

When: Thurs September 29

Where: Glow @ Fillmore

 

Tickets: Click here for tickets

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The first electronic dance music announcement at Live Nation’s The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD is the drummer-DJ duo Pretty Lights.

Their style? A glitchy hip-hop/synth fusion with vintage funk and soul samples.

Pretty Lights have banged out everywhere from Coachella and EDC to Rothbury, Bisco and Ultrafest. We weren’t able to get them on the Identity DC line up but figure this should make up for it!!

The Park at Fourteenth

By admin in DC Clubs, Dc Nightclubs, DC Nightclubs and Nightlife Guide
Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 7:15pm. (Updated: 6/23/14 at 1:24pm) Add comments
The Park at Fourteenth Front Door

The Park at Fourteenth, Washington DC

  • Venue Type: Lounge, Restaurant
  • Estimated Size: 1,200 people
  • Amenities: 4 Floors, Bottle Service, Private Events, Happy Hour
  • Cover Charge: free on guest list before 10 pm, $20 after (Thursday, Friday)
  • Hours: Thu: Restaurant 5 – 10pm, Lounge 5pm – 2am
    Fri: 5 – 10pm, Lounge 9pm – 3am
    Sat: Lounge 10pm – 3am
  • Dress Code: Business casual; no baggy or ripped jeans and no sportswear
  • Age Requirement: 21+
  • Location: K Street
  • Address: 920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 202-737-7275 (phone)
  • Website: www.park14.com
  • Atmosphere: A sophisticated urban feel, The Park at 14th provides a luxurious nightclub setting with a diverse and slightly more mature crowd. Their happy hour is one of DC’s best, starting right at 5 and carrying through the night!
Venue Overview

Whether you’re coming to sip $5 cocktails during happy hour, have an American-style comfort food dinner, or party all night, The Park at Fourteenth offers all three!

Located in the heart of downtown across from Franklin Square, a night at The Park at Fourteenth is like partying at a superclub without getting lost in the crowd. Boasting four stories, The Park offers a bit of everything for everybody.

Stepping past the tight door security, you’ll likely hear a combo of hip hop, R&B, and top 40s dance hits once inside. With ample seating and numerous tables, grab a drink and find some space where you can “see and be seen.” Swing by the bar and try one of the four house specialty cocktails – Park Fever, Park Punch, Park Margarita, and Berry Blossom!

the park at fourteenth

With four floors and an overlooking mezzanine, The Park at Fourteenth is a DC nightlife destination!

Chat with the elevator operator on a ride to the second floor and soak in the main level dance scene. Then catch a ride again on the elevator or take the stairs in the back up to the third and fourth levels for a change of scenery and music.

On Saturdays, the third floor is host to The Park’s “Multicultural Night,” where people of different backgrounds come to socialize and party together to international beats. On other nights, the third and fourth floors tend to boast R&B, house music, and other dance varieties.

When you’re done checking out the club’s impressive collection of blown-glass chandeliers or watching ESPN on the flat screen TVs, go socialize and get your dance on! Boasting a diverse crowd of all different races and ages, even though the average age of the crowd may be a little more mature than typical DC clubs and lounges, The Park provides a spot for plenty of mixing and mingling!

Parties
  • Thursdays host Ultrabar’s ‘Lush’ event, which caters primarily to a high-end hip-hop/R&B crowd.
  • Fridays are home to Ultrabar’s ‘Pop’ parties. Ladies 21+ receive free admission with a pass located on the club’s website. Hosting the top mash up/bottles & models DJs from Vegas, Miami, NY, AC and LA on the main floor. The Vault is reserved for pop and dance music. The headliners take the main floor. The Bedroom hosts a Latin music party, and Chroma bumps the wildest house music of the moment.
  • Saturdays feature Ladies Night. In the Vault: house and electro. The Main Floor: mash up, hip-hop, dance. The Bedroom: S. American and International. Chroma: House. They even do an open bar on the main floor from 9pm – 10pm.
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Photo Tour: Front Door/First Floor

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Photo Tour: Mezzanine/First Floor View

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A stunning view from VIP at The Park at 14th. Amazing!

Photo Tour: Food at The Park

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Video Tour

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CLOSED: Current Sushi and Lounge

By peter in DC Clubs, DC Lounges
Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 7:24pm. (Updated: 1/23/15 at 4:22pm) Add comments
The front door of ESL DC

Current Sushi and Lounge, Washington DC

  • Venue Type: Restaurant and Lounge
  • Estimated Size: 400 people
  • Amenities: 3 Floors, VIP Table Service, Rooftop, Patio, Private Events
  • Cover Charge: $10-$20
  • Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 5 pm – 2 am (dinner until 11 pm)
    Friday: 5 pm – 3 am (dinner until midnight)
    Saturday: 6:30 pm – 3 am (dinner until midnight)
  • Dress Code: Fashionable / cool but casual
  • Age Requirement: Tuesday and Thursday: 18+ Friday and Saturday: 21+
  • Location: Dupont Circle
  • Address: 1215 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036   202.955.5525
  • Website: http://www.currentsushi.com
  • Atmosphere: Not your average sushi bar! Great food, good music, and stylish interior. Stepping into Current is like partying in a luxury yacht.
Venue Overview

Current offers a sophisticated combination of fine dining with a sleek lounge atmosphere. A staple for locals during happy hour and popular spot for after dark dancing and lounging, Current serves up both some of the city’s best sushi and nightlife vibes.

Conceived of as “an ultra-futuristic luxury yacht,” says partner Richard Koch, Current boasts two floors, fully stocked bars, an interactive sushi bar and cool atmosphere. Along with the artistic touches of portholes and overhead ribs, a projection screen adds to the lounge’s nautical vibe as it plays sweeping ocean views, as well as hit movies.

The delicacies of Head Sushi Chef Niki Shimasaki and kitchen of Toyaki Kitamura satisfy the appetites of Current’s hungry patrons until 11 pm on weekdays and midnight on the weekends. Climbing the floating staircase to upstairs, a rotation of predominantly local DJs keeps the crowd jamming into the night on the translucent dance floor or grooving along on the row of couches. Keep on going and you’ll hit the rooftop for some fresh air and more dancing. The music selection at Current covers a variety of genres and is anything from house and electronic to mash-ups, top 40s, and hits songs from the past 30 years.

current upstairs +patio

While table reservations are readily available, a seat at the “Captain’s Table” is the pinnacle of Current’s exquisite bottle service options. For $2,000 minimum, the Captain’s Table seats up to 20 guests, offers great views of outside, and has a private elevator that shoots straight to street level without having to wait in line.

Since Current isn’t a colossal venue but has plenty to offer, entry is best recommended earlier in the night. After working up a sweat upstairs dancing, be sure to also check out the chill outdoor patio in back.

Parties
  • Monday: Hip hop
  • Tuesday: Industry night
  • Wednesday: European night
  • Thursday: College night
  • Friday and Saturday: International
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Email Oscar Guardado at oscar@currentsushi.com or call (202) 258-1567.

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The chic DC lounge will play host to Washington’s top nightlife draw.

Josephine will be undergo a major transformation in preparation to host Washington DC’s longest running party! Changes will involve:

Once used exclusively for VIPs, Josephine's Gold Room will soon have a 30+ foot bar along the far wall and open up to the rest of the venue!

Once closed off for VIPs, Josephine

 

  • Removing walls
  • Moving bathrooms
  • Extending the DJ booth
  • Adding new bars
  • Opening space to dance
  • Updating the lighting & interior design
  • Revamping the sound system

 

Miami-based architects have been brought in to provide South Beach-style clubbing to DC nightlife. Bottle service comes to the dance floor at Glow at Josephine.

◊ Glow Thursdays at Lima provide a high-end, high-energy atmosphere.
◊ Glow Saturdays at Fur host max capacity events.
◊ Glow’s recent deal with Live Nation brings live acts to the Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD.
◊ Glow Fridays at Josephine aim to bring a spirited luxury to DC lounges.

Tentative Bookings include:

Glow at Josephine rennovated DJ booth

From the Gold Room, party goers will have a direct line of sight to the newly extended DJ booth at Josephine. To the right of the booth will be 2 bars and more dance space!

  • Robbie Rivera
  • Sharam
  • Mark Knight
  • Riva Starr
  • Fedde le Grand
  • Steve Lawler
  • Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano
  • Roger Sanchez
  • Cedric Gervais
  • Pete Tong
  • and many more surprises!

 

The story behind it all:

In 1999, partners Antonis Karagounis and original resident DJ Pete Kalamoutsos launched Glow at Zei club. Their venue partner was Zei Director of Promotions Dave Karim. The venture lasted until Zei’s closing in 2001.

Antonis and Dave were reunited a year later at the legendary MCCXXIII where they hosted a Tuesday college party for the next 7 years. Pete took over a residency at Spank, the club’s VIP as level.

Since 2005 Karagounis has been a partner in top DC nightlife destinations including Lima Restaurant & Lounge, Ultrabar Nightclub, and Barcode Restaurant & Lounge. Karim went on to open Josephine, Policy, Current and Lost Society. Kalamoutsos cemented relationships with the top DJs and booking agencies in dance music.

The Glow brand gained international recognition in 2010 when Armin van Buuren and David Guetta officially named Glow events their favorite in the world. A recent partnership with Live Nation now allows Glow to expand its reach to the US mainstream.

Given the history, combined with dance music’s emerging mainstream appeal; the concept of Glow Fridays at Josephine was inevitable. This September three entrepreneurs of DC nightlife reunite to bring one of the world’s best parties to one of DC’s finest lounges.

Josephine Lounge
1008 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 347-8601

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DJ Dirty Hands: Fri 8/26/11 [Pop at Ultrabar]

By admin in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Pop Events
Friday, August 5, 2011, 4:52pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 5:59pm) Add comments
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One of Washington DC’s longest running residents returns to Ultrabar to break em clean!

Savoy: Thurs 8/25/11 [Glow at Lima]

By admin in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Glow Events
Thursday, August 4, 2011, 1:22pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 5:59pm) Add comments
Savoy at Glow Washington DC

The diverse dubstep, glitch, house, electro duo is coming back to welcome the DC college scene back for the fall!

Hardwell: Sat 8/20/11 [Glow at Fur]

By admin in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Glow Events
Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 7:52pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 5:59pm) Add comments
Hardwell: Sat 8/20/11 [Glow at Fur]

This is Tiesto’s BOY right here! The 23 year old from the same hometown as The Greatest DJ Ever is killing it!

Geometrix: Fri 8/19/11 [Pop at Ultrabar]

By admin in DC Clubs, Past Events, Past Pop Events
Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 7:39pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 5:58pm) Add comments
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The Beat Refinery music production school’s mad professor cranks out the hits at PoP at Ultrabar DC every Friday!

Michael Woods: Sat 8/13/11 [Glow at Fur]

By admin in Club Glow, DC Clubs, DC Concerts, Past Events, Past Glow Events
Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 5:47pm. (Updated: 10/24/13 at 5:59pm) Add comments
Michael Woods: Sat 8/13/11 [Glow at Fur]

Michael Woods is the 2011 resident at the biggest club in London. He’s also worked with Deadmau5 and makes some seriously bad ass house beats!

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