More than thirty years after first opening back in 1979, legendary Leeds music venue The Warehouse returns with a new look, sound and feel. This is the place that started it all, opening up even before the Hacienda. From the late 70’s, The Warehouse introduced a whole new culture and became the epicentre of music and clubbing in the North of England.
Having played host to some memorable bands and DJ’s over the years with everyone from Frankie Goes to Hollywood to Sugar Hill Gang, Oasis to The Stone Roses, Sasha, Greg Wilson, LFO and Mike Pickering. Whilst nights like SpeedQueen and Kaos will forever been treasured memories in the hearts of those lucky enough to go, it’s only right the club has been taken over and returned it to its former glory.
High on the agenda for the new owners has been the technology behind the light and sound systems to provide a venue that is untouchable in Leeds. Brand new Funktion One Dance Stacks tower above the dancefloor as well as lighting rigs, colour lasers and CO2 jets. Elsewhere, the venue has been remodelled throughout with a new layout, new chillout areas featuring leather lounge beds, state of the art DJ equipment, new dance levels, new bars, new toilets and new air conditioning. Upstairs in the Loft the walls have been blasted back to expose the brick and huge wooden beams, fireplaces and sash windows have been revealed to create a sumptuous second room.