Fever Nightclub - taken from the corner of the dancefloor

Fever Nightclub Wollongong NSW (Bluenote) - taken from the corner of the dancefloor

Tonight I am in wollongong with friends to check out the clubs. We were on our way to Hostage X or Illawara Hotel for the final club of the night, after visiting The Harp, Ivory and Glasshouse. It’s already 2am and locals have told us Hostage X was dead, and that Illawarra Hotel closes in one hour. This pretty much ended our night.. except there *was* one club left still open after 3am – This club was named Fever (It was formerly known as but still constantly referred to as The Blue Note / Bluenote)… it plays RNB, and apparently gets packed once all other clubs close – so we realy don’t have a choice – so here we go!

Saturdays @ Fever Nightclub (Formerly Blue Note / The Bluenote)
Assessment Time: 02:00AM – 04:00AM
Opening Hours: Unknown (apparently opens late) – 05:00AM
Lockout: None
Website: No website found.
Address: Corner of Station St and Pacific Highway, Wollongong, NSW.
Dress Code / Door Policy: Casual OK. Hats are not allowed to be worn.
Entry Fee / Cover Charge: $10 all night
Guestlist: None
Inside: Walk upstairs two or three flights of stairs to arrive to the nightclub, which holds about 160 people. Dancefloor to the far right corner, bar on the left, and lounges on the furthest left corner. Dancefloor is a flashy neon-based dancefloor. Check out the video for footage, its quite sizeable and this is where the dancing is concentrated at.
Cloak Room: None
Bar: Did not drink at this venue.
Music: Purely RNB as far as I can remember. Mix of contemporary and old school.
Crowd: Mostly locals, and almost all of them have come from other clubs and bars in the area. Asians, Samoans, Aussies, Indians, Euros.
Entertainment: Big flashing dancefloor! Biggest flashing one I’ve seen in a long time. (ok, I haven’t seen that many)
Atmosphere: Dead at first, but it picks up at around 3am, when all the other clubs close, and Fever / The Blue Note is the last place within 100KM’s that is still open and belting out the beats.
Video: Walkthrough into Fever Nightclub
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Video: 360 of Fever Nightclub including flashing dancefloor
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RnB superclub @ Tank – 13th November 2009

On November 13, 2009, in Pop, RnB, Tank, by James Tran

It’s been a while since I’ve properly been here for an entire night, so here we go!

RnB superclub @ Tank
Assessment Time: 11:30-2:30am
Website: http://www.rnbsuperclub.com
Address: 3 Bridge Lane, Sydney CBD, Sydney
Dress Code:
(Men) You must waer collared shirts, no dirty shoes, no sneakers (unless they are classy e.g. Lacoste), and no chucks. No bucks parties, no chucks, no large groups, no high proportion of men to women in the small groups. That’s from what I can remember from the guestlist terms of entry.
(women) Just turn up.
Entry Fee / Cover Charge: $20 on guestlist, $25 on the door otherwise
Guestlist: Send an email to info@platinum1.com.au. You are then rewarded with a FORM to sign. Yeah, a form! The form lists the complete guestlist rules above. You need to sign it and send it back. After that, there is still no guarantee that you will be allowed entry. But geez, what a hassle! This must be the only club that I’ve ever sent a guestlist to that has forced me to sign a waiver.
Inside: The RnB superclub nights have apparently died down!! So much so the upstairs room was closed. So tonight, only the main room and the back room den was open. I was a bit disappointed that its died down. The tight dress code is turning away many to go to other places
Cloak Room: $3 i think. Good value.
Bar: One bar for each room. Main room the wait can be upto 10 minutes. the back room you only have to wait up to 5 minutes.
Music: RnB obviously. Modern banging  tracks. There may have been an lectro mashup.. Back room was old school rnb. Less loud as well in here.
Crowd: Mix of asians, indians, aussies, euros
Entertainment: No podium dancers. I think there was an MC
Atmosphere: Pretty pumping in the main room. Back room was more laid back, pretty quiet in comparison to the main room.

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