It’s been 10 years since the legendary speakeasy VELVET first lured fans of electro, techno and house music down a stone hallway into an underground hideaway. For the occasion, the nightclub located in the basement of the historic Auberge Saint-Gabriel has a new look and prepares colorful festivities from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of September.


A new decor

To mark its 10 year anniversary, VELVET is offering a major transformation orchestrated by the BRAUN-BRAËN interior design firm. The new design pays tribute to the soul and beauty of historic places.


“By enhancing the presence of 18th century stone walls, mainly lantern-lit, and redefining the flow of traffic, the customer’s experience is completely renewed,” says designer Bruno Braën.


Two bars have been set up, including one specializing in cocktails with original and unique creations in addition to adding lights and lasers to enhance the nightlife experience.


The favorite bar of the stars

As one of Montreal’s trendiest nightlife destinations year after year, the VELVET is also the perfect meeting place for racing drivers during the F1 Grand Prix festivities in Montreal; as well as several international personalities, including Bono, Mick Jagger, Sophie Turner, Rza and Jennifer Lawrence. Exceptional sound quality and special events continue to make VELVET a must-go-to hot spot.

Happy 10 Year Anniversary!

To celebrate the end of the renovations and to thank its loyal clientele of the last ten years, VELVET organizes three evenings of festivities from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of September with special guests and a good selection of local and international DJs.

Here is what you need to know about VELVET’s 10 Year Anniversary Weekend:

Friday, September 13: DJ Miguel Campbell and Matheus
Saturday, September 14: DJ Underher and Shades of Blk
Sunday, September 15: DJ Atlassi, Julian Prince and special guest BLOND:ISH
Opening Hours: 9PM — 3AM
Location: 426 Saint Gabriel St, Montréal, QC H2Y 2Z9
Reservations: Corentin Bolay 514.984.6557
Facebook: @velvetaubergesaintgabriel
Instagram: @velvet_speakeasy


Photos credit: VELVET

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