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Club Space Miami Officially Reopening This Weekend

The first indoor nightclub is set to reopen in Miami this weekend. After mixed messages from the Governor of Florida and the Mayor of Miami, Club Space has set their reopening date for this Friday – with some strict COVID precautions.

In line with social distancing, the reimagined Club Space won’t have a dance floor, but will be aiming for a loft-centric venue with a “Jurassic jungle meets hippie market” twist. In addition, the club will be asking patrons to wear masks at the door and when leave your designated area, limit physical contact, and follow the simple sanitization and 20-second hand-wash guidelines posted throughout the venue.

On Saturday October 10th doors will open at 4 pm and close at 11 pm. The Martinez Brothers will be on the decks.

On Sunday October 11th doors will open at 6 am right on time to see the sunrise and close at 11 pm.

If all goes well, the following weekend will feature Maceo Plex.

There are two different parts of the venue – Club Space Terrace and The Ground at Space. Tickets/entry is only available by reservations.

Other indoor nightclubs in various cities world wide have been shut down after Coronavirus outbreaks were traced back to nightlife venues. Only time will tell if these measures are enough to prevent a similar outbreaks.

EDC 2020 Cancelled

Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the world’s largest annual dance festivals, has abandoned plans to try and reschedule the 150,000-person-per-day festival held at the Las Vegas Speedway to October.

Originally scheduled for May 15-17, the festival created by Insomniac Founder Pasquale Rotella with a 2020 lineup featuring more than 200 artists, including Chainsmokers, DJ Snake, David Guetta and Major Lazer was first postponed in April and given a new October 2-4 date.

On Sunday (Aug. 2), Rotella announced on Instagram that the festival was being moved again, this time to May 21-23, effectively ending any prospects that the 2020 festival would return.
“The team & I have spent the last several months working to create a plan that would allow us to produce a safe event for you,” Rotella wrote. “We wanted to implement a free two-step testing program, one test at home before traveling to Las Vegas & another test at the venue when you arrived, in addition to many other enhanced safety protocols. Unfortunately, we just learned that the medical advances necessary to pull this off will not be ready in time, which is why I’m making this announcement today.”

The spread of the coronavirus and the devastating toll COVID-19 has taken on countries around the world has led to a complete shutdown of the live entertainment business, leading to billions in expected losses for companies such as Live Nation, which owns Insomniac. Most promoters now say the touring business won’t resume until the majority of the population has been vaccinated.

Read Rotella’s full announcement below:

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@EDC_LasVegas UPDATE: I know you’ve been waiting a long time & I want to THANK YOU for being so patient. Some have questioned why we haven’t postponed yet & I want to let you know what we’ve been up to. The team & I have spent the last several months working to create a plan that would allow us to produce a safe event for you. We wanted to implement a free two-step testing program, one test at home before traveling to Las Vegas & another test at the venue when you arrived, in addition to many other enhanced safety protocols. Unfortunately, we just learned that the medical advances necessary to pull this off will not be ready in time, which is why I’m making this announcement today. Regardless, I’m proud of our team for continuing to believe & work so hard throughout the process. This whole experience has truly been a wild ride. Here I am, a rave promoter, finding myself talking to biopharmaceutical companies about diagnostic tests for a novel virus while working with Nevada’s most prominent government officials. I’ve felt a lot of pressure wanting to come through for all of you & after taking time to exhaust every possible option, I can feel confident knowing this is the right decision. We are officially postponing EDC Las Vegas 2020 & will be returning May 21+22+23 of 2021 to celebrate 25 years of EDC. To everyone who chose to hang onto their ticket & stick with us during this time, THANK YOU! You’re the most amazing community I could ever hope to be a part of. It means the world to me. We would not be able to do any of this without your support. All 2020 passes, including Camp EDC & shuttles, will be honored for the new 2021 dates & will automatically transfer over. For those who would like a refund, go to edclasvegas.com/verify. Because some of you won’t be able to make the rescheduled dates, any tickets for EDC Las Vegas 2021 that become available will go back on sale Thursday, August 6 at 10am PT. Insomniac has been built on never giving up. We’re already working hard on next year’s show & we’ll be back with more energy than ever for our 25 Year Celebration. Until then— Peace, Love, Stay Positive & I’ll See You Under the Electric Sky!💜✨

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O Beach & Ibiza Rocks Reopening for 2020 Summer Season

Excellent news emerging from San Antonio this morning, now that tourism has officially been given the green light to recommence. The town’s favourite open-air party venues, O Beach and Ibiza Rocks Hotel, have simultaneously announced they are reopening on 1 July. Both venues promise a return to their unique poolside atmosphere, but with a slightly more laid-back soundtrack for summer 2020 provided by their superb resident DJs.

Obviously, there have been changes forced upon the original entertainment line-ups, which are still yet to be fully finalised, and strict social distancing measures mean that reservations will be made for table parties only. We will update with more information about the replacement parties and how to book them, as soon as we have it.

One thing is for certain, San Antonio will still be offering the best pool parties on the island. Now, if PikesAmnesia and Zoo Project were to follow suit, this could be shape up to make San An THE place to be for a fantastic summer in 2020!

Pacha Ibiza Closed for 2020 Due to Coronavirus

Pacha Group has today confirmed that Pacha Ibiza does not intend to open for the remainder of 2020.

CEO Nick McGabe announced that his team had made the “painful and difficult” decision, based on the recent guidelines issued by the Balearic government.

Nick continued, “we will follow the recommendations of the administration in order to guarantee the safety and well-being of employees and customers.”

This marks the first time in its celebrated 52-year history that the venue will stay shut for summer.

Pacha now joins Privilege and TNL’s venues Ushuaïa and Hï Ibiza in cancelling their season. This does not affect the company’s other businesses on the island, Destino Pacha Resort (only the hotel, there will be no clubbing events) and Lío (with no dancefloor), which are both scheduled to open in July.

Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub Reopen in Las Vegas

After closing for 3 months due to coronavirus, Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub are reopen!

Marquee Dayclub is now reopen as “Marquee Pool” on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11 AM to sunset. There will be some changes – instead of the usual roster of big name DJs and artists, Marquee Pool will feature local talent spinning Top 40 for now. In addition, there will not be general admission, tickets or guest list – it’s going to be table reservations only with a strict cap on the number of guests per table. Book your table for Marquee Dayclub here!

Marquee Nightclub will be open for nighttime pool-side fun on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9 PM, beginning June 26.

“The Pool Marquee At Night” will feature a live DJ at the pool from 9 p.m. to close as well as bottle service and specialty cocktails. The Boombox Room inside the adjoining Marquee Nightclub will also reopen as a lounge with an open-format DJ. No general admission or guest list is available for Marquee Nightclub yet either.

Casinos in Nevada were permitted to reopen on Thurs., June 4 provided they restrict occupancy and have a safety and sanitation plan in place.

Daylight Beach Club Reopens July 2

After closing its doors in March due to COVID-19 concerns, Daylight Beach at Mandalay Bay will reopen on Thurs. July 2 – just in time for July 4th weekend.

Daylight Beach will offer an adult-only pool experience to guests 21 and older, featuring music, a diverse food menu, bottle service and a variety of craft and frozen cocktails.

They aren’t bringing back the big DJs and artists yet, instead featuring local DJ talent playing top 40 / open format music.

“We have implemented extraordinary measures to safeguard both our guests and employees to ensure a low-risk environment with health and safety at the forefront,” said operators Play Management in a statement.

There will NOT be any general admission or guest list to start – guests must make a daybed or cabana reservation to be enter, with a strict limit on guests permitted at each table due to social distancing requirements.

Daylight will operate Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. See the full list of Daylight Beach operating dates here.

Coachella 2020 Officially Cancelled

The 2020 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival put on by promoter Goldenvoice has been canceled in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to Riverside County officials. The Stagecoach Country Music Festival has also been canceled.

Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser signed an order June 10 canceling the popular festivals, which draw 250,000 and 85,000 people annually, citing concerns of another wave of COVID-19 in the fall. A similar order was signed by Kaiser in March, which allowed for the festivals to be rescheduled to October.

The cancellation news came the same day another Southern California entertainment institution, the Disneyland Resort, announced plans to reopen in mid-July.

Kaiser said it was “important to distinguish” what’s going on now compared to what the information shows for the future.

“We expect that there’s going to be sporadic outbreaks in the summer,” he said, noting that indicators point to another wave in the fall and that there’s no vaccine or treatments in the pipeline, which would be required for the festivals to take place, as they are under Stage 4 of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s multi-stage plan to reopen the state.

Kaiser said that given the amount of preparation and organization that goes into the festivals, ordering the cancellation “makes the most sense to do now.”

Coachella happens annually at the Empire Polo Club grounds in Indio. This would have been the festival’s 21st year.

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First Las Vegas Pool Party Reopen after Coronavirus

The first Las Vegas pool party has opened since the Strip was closed down in mid-March due to the outbreak of coronavirus that drew the city’s entertainment industry to a halt.

However, the usual scenes of wild drunken antics were replaced with a more subdued atmosphere, with social distancing reportedly encouraged, surfaces cleaned vigorously, and pools almost empty.

Thursday saw many of the city’s famous hotel casinos reopen, including MGM Resorts International’s Bellagio, MGM Grand, New York-New York and Signature, while Caesars Entertainment reopened Caesars Palace, Flamingo and Harrah’s.

However, while MGM said that it intended to keep nightclubs and pool parties closed, The Flamingo has opted to reopen its pool parties, with the first being opened to the public on Thursday.

Photos released on Thursday from parties showed the pools were fairly quiet compared to what would have typically been seen prior to the closures.

Small groups or individual sun-seekers were spotted in the water, sunbathing by the pool, or propping up the bars as bikini-clad staff served drinks.

The staff could also be seen cleaning working to keep the pool and surfaces around it particular clean to help reduce the risk of the virus spreading among the revelers.

While experts believe coronavirus cannot remain infection in pool water, there is still a risk it can spread through the air around pools.

Speaking to The Atlantic, Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at Columbia University, explained that people in close-proximity with each other at a pool party are at greater risk than if someone was swimming laps.

‘If someone is swimming laps, that would be pretty safe as long as they’re not spitting water everywhere,’ she said. ‘But a Las Vegas–type pool party, that would be less safe, because people are just hanging out and breathing on each other.’

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Cle Dayclub Hosts Massive Pool Party over MDW

On the first weekend that Texas governor Greg Abbott allowed bars and clubs across the state to reopen their doors, a Houston nightclub went viral thanks to its massive crowds.

The viral frenzy began on Sunday, when video of the completely packed club was posted to Twitter. In the video, there’s nary a mask in sight, and social distancing guidelines are definitely not being followed, much less Abbott’s 25 percent occupancy limit on bars. The short video clip, which was originally posted to Instagram, has been viewed more than 600,000 times.

To be sure, even though Cle was the Houston bar that got the most attention for breaking the rules this weekend, it wasn’t the only one. Houston Fire Department chief Samuel Pena said on Sunday that the HFD fielded about 300 complaints of businesses violating the order over the weekend.

“A photo was sent to me and there are others on social media of crowds in clubs/bars ignoring the 25% occupancy requirement, no social distancing and no masks,” Houston mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted. “I want us to move forward but this will set us back.”

Floyd Mayweather Jr Parties at Scottsdale Nightclub Over Memorial Day Weekend

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr was filmed partying inside a busy nightclub, without a face mask, over the Memorial Day weekend.

Mr Mayweather Jr was filmed at the International Boutique Nightclub in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona, on Saturday, according to TMZ Sports.

At the busy event, people were filmed not following social distancing guidelines and not wearing face masks.

Arizona started easing its lockdown measures earlier this month, and, currently, businesses such as salons and restaurants are allowed to open, but only if they follow strict social distancing guidelines.

Scottsdale mayor Jim Lane was critical of the event at the nightclub, but did not mention the boxer by name.