Grand openings of entertainment venues are always exciting. After lots of anticipation, X nightclub announced Friday October 4, 2013 as the date they would unveil their creation to the world. They announced Pete Tong, known as the “global ambassador for electronic music”, as their headlining DJ for the evening. Shortly after, I was asked to showcase my sounds for the opening festivities as well.
The building that sits at 300 N. College Street has been home to some of the most successful nightclubs in Charlotte, NC. What once reigned as Mythos transformed into The Forum. In April of 2011, Phoenix was introduced as the new hotspot. 3 months later, Kevin Mitchell (experienced nightlife consultant, event coordinator at Phoenix, and owner of promotional company Sugar Society), was venturing on to new opportunities. Phoenix Nightclub was on the hunt for a successor.
Over 15,000 people in attendance, 6 areas of sound, 2 venues, 1 alley . I Coordinated the annual event’s “stops” for both Phoenix Nightclub an Re:Public Nightclub (2012-2013).