All the news you missed from the world of dance music this weekend
Nightlife Matters Protest Held In London
A protest organised by the Night Time Industries Association took place in East London on Saturday. Around 500 people joined the march from Hoxton Square to London Fields. The march was hosted by Normski and featured speeches from the NTIA, Fabric, Eastern Electrics and Passing Clouds. The protest was against a recent spate of club closures that has seen the UK loose up to 50% of its nightclubs in the past ten years.
Man Dances For 24 Hours To Save Fabric
A Fabric fan danced for 24 hours solid outside the doors of the recently shut venue. Tim Griffith set up a go-fund me page asking for sponsorship for his dance-a-thon. The funds will be used to assist Fabric in their appeal, which has been set for Monday 28th November. Fabric's own campaign has raised over £280k so far.
€300,000 Confiscated From Amnesia As It Loses Late License
More bad news in Ibiza as Amnesia has had it's late license revoked after the Music On closing party overran it's allocated end time by several hours last week. This has caused authorities to suspend the club's late opening license for the planned closing party this week. Elsewhere tax officials seized €300k from the club, this is on top of a reported €2 million that was already seized in July as part of an ongoing tax investigation.
Oliver Helden's Is Launching His Own Sparkling Water Brand
Dutch DJ has announced he will be releasing a new beverage called Deep Sparkling Water making him the first dance music artist to launch a personalised soft drink. The drink will come elder flower, mint and cucumber flavours, and will be available to buy here from the end of this month.
10 Oct 2016