However a shadow hangs over this evening’s party: the growing anxiety about club closures collecting speed in Berlin. Famous places like Bar25, Bassy, Knaack, Kiki Blofeld and White Trash are no further.

January saw two more closures including Clarchens, a ballroom where generations of Berlins had danced since 1913. Its owner that is new has to reopen after renovations, but regulars are sceptical. Now the KitKat club’s Munich landlord has terminated the rent to 2020 and the Griessmuehle is in danger of imminent closure june. Continue reading