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• A nightclub (also known as
a discothèque, or simply
a club or disco) is an
entertainment venue which
usually operates late into the
A nightclub is generally
from bars, pubs or taverns by…..
the inclusion of a dance floor and
a DJ booth
, where a DJ plays
recorded electronic dance
music, disco, hip
hop, R&B, rock, reggae,pop, and
other forms of dance music.
History of nightclubs
• From about 1900 to 1920, working
class Americans would gather at honky tonks
or juke joints to dance to music played on a
piano or a jukebox.
In Occupied France, jazz and bebop music,
and the jitterbug dance were banned by the
Nazis as decadent American influences, so
members of the French underground met at
hidden underground basement dance clubs
called discothèques where they danced to
American swing music, which a DJ played on
a single turntable when a jukebox was not
By the late 1970s many major US cities had thriving disco club scenes
which were centered around discothèques, nightclubs, and private
loft parties where DJs would play disco hits through powerful PA
systems for the dancers. The DJs played "... a smooth mix of long
single records to keep people 'dancing all night long ‘’ Some of the
most prestigious clubs had elaborate lighting systems that throbbed
to the beat of the music.