Amsterdam venue Sugar Factory compelled to file for chapter

On Monday, January 7, the Amsterdam music venue Sugar Factory filed for chapter and closed its doorways for good after 14 years in operation.

"Even although the membership functioned with none type of subsidization, the exploitation didn't garner sufficient income, after which the membership has now been compelled to file for chapter," reads a press release on the venue's web site. "The house owners of Sugar Factory extensively investigated choices for a attainable restart, however this has been discovered inconceivable as a result of excellent money owed."

All the ticket gross sales for upcoming gigs and membership occasions, which had been deliberate till the top of April, have been stopped. There is not any phrase as of but whether or not or not refunds will probably be issued to those that have already bought tickets to those occasions. The Sugar Factory said on their Facebook web page that the group "will do all the things attainable to search for options."

The Sugar Factory was extensively revered as a hub for numerous musical subcultures within the metropolis of Amsterdam and would maintain its doorways open seven days every week. It hosted artists akin to J. Dilla, Carl Craig, Gilles Peterson, Roy Ayers, Lily Allen, Modeselektor, Joss Stone, Madlib, Frankie Knuckles, Gregory Porter, Kerri Chandler, SUUNS, Âme & Dixon, Black Coffee and lots of others.

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Cameron is Mixmag's Jr. Editor. Follow him on Twitter right here

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