Saturday, January 13, 2018

Club Reports: M Bar, M Lounge, The Treehouse, Shots Orlando, Hanson's Shoe Repair, Celine, The Lodge, Saddle Up, Aero Bar, The Patio

Friday night in the city and beginning my night at M Bar & M Lounge.
M Bar is spacious and jammed with these vintage automobiles!
But only two bartenders and a crowded bar equaled no drink after waiting 20 minutes so I decided to head upstairs to M Lounge.
On the way out ran into Kristy, Nicole, Emily & Evah in the lobby. Little did I know at this juncture that I would be running into them again and again and again!
 Good crowd upstairs in M Lounge which is located on the rooftop of the garage.

No DJ but a musician was playing an electric violin and there is a spectacular view of Orlando's downtown skyline in the distance.
Now into The Treehouse!
First you climb the stairs and go up into the tree!
Always a great vibe in here; everyone is happy!
No DJ here either, just prerecorded music which last night was classic Hip Hop.
Of course the main attraction at The Treehouse is grabbing a drink and then chilling picnic style on the grass floor!
Sister to Shots Miami, Shots Orlando has been open for several months now.
DJ Daggett was in the booth playing Hip Hop.
Not a lot of dancing here but plenty of bar action.
And I unsurprisingly ran into Nicole, Emily, Evah & Kristy here too!
I guess there's a reason this place is called "Shots"!
 Second visit ever for Hanson's Shoe Repair, the speakeasy hidden in the attic above former bar NV which is now called Bauhaus.

In the early 20th century, this building actually did house a cobbler by that name!
None of the name brand liquors here; only specialty stuff!
There is a small interior room with a bar.
Or you can get your drink and come outside to this small area instead.
No escaping them, lol! You have to call earlier in the day to receive the password to get into Hanson's and apparently Nicole, Kristy, Emily & Evah knew that too!
Nice view of adjoining buildings from out on the patio!
Second visit to new club Celine which is located where Tier, Lyrica & Cairo once operated.
DJ Jay-R on the decks playing Hip Hop hits.
And the dance floor in the main room was beginning to see some action.
But the peeps want House music and that was being delivered up on the rooftop patio by DJ Horny Dave aka DJ K1KO.
It was absolutely packed out here!
The Lodge was not on my list last night.....
But when I went to say hello to doorman Merv, there they were again!
DJ Mort in the booth playing 80's & 90's classic hits!
It was pretty jammed in here!
The large fireplace gives patrons the feeling that they're in an authentic hunting lodge.
As do the dead animals on the wall!
Lots of singing-along takes place here; everyone knows the words to the songs at The Lodge!
On to Saddle Up because by now you know I've got to have my dose of Country music every weekend. Not!
And DJ Vegas was doing just that!
Pretty damn crowded in here too!  Everywhere was like this downtown last night!
Country music and Line Dances and $1 Fireball shots at midnight!
I've been good all night but now I needed some EDM! On to Aero Bar!
Resident DJ's Cliff T & Robin delivering the good stuff!
Well whoa and behold, look who's in the DJ booth! I was no longer surprised!
Another roof top venue, you're literally "dancing with the stars" at Aero!
Hard to get a good picture in here but as you can see.....jammed!
Down below Aero is The Patio, the final stop of the night!
As I came down the stairs, I could see that The Patio was jammed too!
Top 40 hits keep the dance floor wall-to-wall!
With DJ Parry on the controls. And there they were again! Oh well, if you can't beat them, join them! Everywhere I went last night, a good time was had by all!


Brian said...

DJ Vegas? I knew a DJ Vegas that was at Stonewall

Brian said...

OH and was no this DJ Vegas