London's Fabric Nightclub Will Appeal Court Ruling to Revoke License: Report

Fabric nightclub on Charterhouse St. in London on Sept. 7, 2016.
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Fabric nightclub on Charterhouse St. in London on Sept. 7, 2016. 

London's legendary Fabric refuses to go quietly into a final goodnight.

The beloved dance venue with more than 20 years of history and the backing of giant DJs Carl Cox, Disclosure, Chase and Status, and more will appeal a recent council decision that found Fabric unable to prevent a dangerous “culture of drug use,” according to a report by The Guardian.

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Fabric's license was revoked in early August following the fatal overdoses of two 18-year-old patrons. The club's co-founder, staff, and fans petitioned to have the license reinstated. London Mayor Sadiq Khan initiated the hearing and was reported in The Guardian as being “disappointed” in the final decision to close.

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Many DJs have sense come forth in protest of the finding, sharing their fond memories of the venue and commenting on a great loss to London's music culture. Billboard Dance will continue to follow this story as it develops.


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