I've collected various recommendations for places to go, things to see,
clubs to frequent, etc. from postings to alt.gothic.
This is a work in progress, and if you would like to add/update/remove something
USA States F to K
9 Apr 1997
I'm in Gainesville for the forseeable future.
And saying that.
GET IN TOUCH WIHT ME!!
If you are going to be in Gainesville, need a place to crash,
want to know the one decent club
(Full Circle, Saturday nights only. Much Industrial/some goth)
Or what ever.
22 May 1998
M I D I A N
Featuring Gothik, Darkwave, & Industrial musique extrordinaire.
danse poetry artistry ideology
Power Studios Club/Cafe
3701 NE 2nd Avenue
Design District Olde Miami
Doors open @ 12 midnight
Press & Info: 305-667-6395
~ a WEEKLY happening ~
19 Dec 1995
601 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Florida
"The Velvet Webb" Every Thursday Night
Gothic, Coldwave, Industrial, Darkwave, Ethereal
at: Respectable Street Cafe in Miami Beach
218 Espanola Way
Doors Open at 10:30 PM EST
8 Sep 1996
"Die to the sounds of DJ's Dracula's Daughter & Carlos Saint Germain"
(of the Church@Groovejet). Spinning and fulfilling your darkest desires
The Abyss, 524 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida.
#1. must see, every Wednesday, Goth Night at Empire, Ybor City/Tampa.
standing room only, club is packed early so go early 10:00-3:00.
p.s. Thursdays are drink & drown, goths/i duke it out on the dance floor
with all others to Goth/Industrial/Alternative/Techno. to find me just
follow the trail of broken & bruised frat boys.:)
#2. After Dark Club,Gothic every tuesday, behind bennigans 9:00-2:00, $2
cover/21+, Tyrone & 66th St. N., St. Petersburg, Florida. well....it's
better than sitting home watching Munster reruns.
13 Mar 2001
Orlando Fl has changed alot since that information was given. Waxtree no longer caries Docs, however they expanded their
Goth/Industrial selection and have anything that you could ever want. If they don't the owner Mark will order it. We have Three Hot
Topics now one in Altamonte Mall, one in Florida Mall, and one in West Oaks mall. A club called Barbarellas now holds a
Goth/Industrial/EBM night on sundays called Das Maschine. They have been great for the scene bringing in the most acts of any city I
have seen in recent years. We have had Funker Vogt, Fictional, Ravenous,Instrict Confidence,Xymox,Apoptygma Berzerk,Das
Ich,VNV Nation, Juno Reactor, and we have Mesh coming and Covenant with And One next month. This being March. There is a store
down town called Night Mears that carries lots of goth ball gowns,and acessories and such. Static is also Downtown that although is
more punk is still goth freindly and carries alot of bondage wear (fashionable, not like dirty porn clothes)
24 Oct 1997
Oh, someone mentioned Waxtree records. I forgot about that. Actually, Waxtree
doubles its space and also sells T-shirts and Doc Martin's. (Come to think of
it, is it the only place around here that sells Docs?) But Waxtree is probably
the best place around for used CDs. They've been around for as long as I've
been here - eight years. They're located on the corner of Aloma Avenue and
S.R. 436 behind a McDonalds.
I also forgot about a cool fetish place called Absolute Leather. I haven't been
there in like 3 or 4 years, but I don't think it's changed. It recently moved
from South Orange Blossom Trail (near the titty bars) to Mills Ave., (Hwy
17-92) in a little area called "NeMi" - or is it "MiNe" - something like that,
after Mills & Nebraska avenues. Anyway, there are like three gay shops there
and a few other boutique things. While you're there, get some hummus & grape
leaves at Tony's Deli on Mills near Virginia.
One place for fetish stuff (but very pricey) is Fairvilla Megastore on North
O.B.T. (away from the titty bars). It's a huge dildo/porn/blow-up doll store
and is a lot of fun to visit, but like I said, WAY expensive.
You might enjoy Antique Row, which is a strip of Orange Avenue near Lake
Ivanhoe. There are something like 20 antique stores there, and several of them
sell clothes. But you have to hunt for the bargains.
Also, if you're looking for CDs, try out EastWest Records on Orlando Ave.
(Orlando Ave and Mills Ave are really the same street). If you're a veg, go to
Chamberlain's a few blocks down from East West to eat.
If you want jewelry, try a place called Kismet on the corner of Fairbanks and
Denning in Winter Park (only a few blocks from my house!). I bought a couple
of silver rings there and love them. The prices are way reasonable and the
selection is pretty large - tons of stones. You can pop around the corner to
Prince of Wales Irish pub (Orange Ave) for a black & tan afterward. Another
place for jewelry is also in Winter Park off the trendy, yuppy-filled Park
Ave, called Katmandu. If you can stand all the yuppies while you're on Park
Ave., you might want to head over to Park Avenue CDs. It's across the street
from Rollins College & a 7-Eleven.
Orlando has a thriving Vietnamese community & several very good Vietnamese
restaurants. One of the best is Little Saigon on Colonial Drive. There are a
few Vietnamese-owned shops within walking distance which are worth a visit for
some cultural diversity. If you can, eat at the Thai house, also on Colonial
Drive. A good Greek place is Olympia on East Colonial, which has belly dancing
on Friday night. They actually turn the place into a dance club around 11 or
so on weekend nights. It's fun to go before you hit the clubs. It's actually
best to go without a date, because if you're female and with another female,
the owner will probably get drunk and buy you free wine & appetizers. For the
best sushi in town, try Yae-Sushi on S.R. 436.
Orlando is NOT a culture wasteland, but there are a lot of people around here
who say "this town sucks," bla bla bla. But, no matter where I go, I always
find people who say that in every city or town. The grass is always greener. I
actually like it here. I do think there is way too much racial segregation --
you can cut the town like a knife along I-4 like a white & black cookie. But
it's getting better. And then there's all the conservatives and church
people.... But, in my opinion, if you stand up to what you don't like rather
than leave it, you being there will change things.
OK - I'm getting way too philosophic for a fashion newsgroup now! But, just
remember, everything is perception. You'll enjoy your vacation if you're
optimistic & interested in seeing things. You'll hate it if you spend the
entire time wishing you were somewhere else. Either way, you're in the same
29 Oct 1997
Weekly industrial music returns to the Palm Bay/Melbourne, Florida area
every Wednesday at:
Doors open at 9pm last call 3am
Free Draft until 10pm
$1.50 domestic bottle and well drinks all night.
cover $5 18-20 / $3 21+up
The Showcase is located at
4600 Dixie hwy NE
4.3 miles south of hwy 192 on US 1
info line (407)952-1665
12 May 1998
Gothic/ Industrial/ New Wave Night
Place: Mecca (not related to the Castle)
1100 1ST Ave. N. St. Pete, Florida
When: Tuesday nights 10:00-2:00
Who: DJ's Tom and Rick (from the Castle)
18 and up welcome
7 Apr 2001
Catastrophe Ballet is now dormant.
6 Sep 1997
Catastrophe Ballet is in Tallahassee, FL. at the Louvre (650 W. Gaines
St.) every Thursday from 10-2.
(also listed on the Orlando pages)
1784 at phoenix/club Zen
7124 aloma avenue
winter park, Florida
Thu, 27 Mar 1997
^v^ 1784 ^v^
Spinning the best in gothic-industrial-ethereal
alot of goodbands play there (all ages )
Fridays and Sundays
7124 Aloma Ave.
Winter Park ,Fl
407 382 0414
16 Mar 1998
Also, Friday nights at 688 are no longer "The Secret Room", but now are
15 Nov 1997
Well, good places to go are:
NO EXIT @Club SoL which Thursday nights at 11:30
Necropolis(tues) & Tyranny(fri)@688 Spring St at 11:00 although I
can't remember if these are the names of them anymore considering they
change the names so friggin often *shrug* Besides, I like NO EXIT
better anyway :P
Where NOT to go:
The Chamber - Very lame ass BDSM wanna be blub, lotta yuppies ect and
just generally bad atmosphere
The Masqurade - A bunch of VtM LARP people and underaged snot nosed
grunger wanna-be-something or others, bad annoying music, over priced
drinks and agian....bad atmosphere
28 Jul 1997
Here's the weekly rundown of goth clubs in Atlanta: Tuesday
Necropolis @ Outta Control, 688 Spring St. ($5 at the door,dress code
enforced) Thursday No Exit @ Club Sol, Peachtree and 8th St. Friday the
Secret Room @ Outta Control, 688 Spring St. (gothic, industrial, fetish
night, come prepared.)
For radio shows along the same vein (tee, hee) listen to 91.1FM on Wed.
nights from 10-11pm (Ga Tech's European industrial show "The Wasteland"),
88.5FM on Wed. 12-2 am (GSU's industrial show "Pure", and 88.5 on Thurs.
from 10-12am (GSU's gothic, darkwave, ethereal show "Dead Air").
Sun, 26 May 1996
Fridays, 11:00 pm to 4:00 am, at Outta Control, 688 Spring St.
The format is industrial and gothic, though a couple of the DJ's spin old
wave as well. Admission is $5.00 with industrial, gothic, fetish, etc.
attire, $10 without. Works by local artists are also on display.
Paradigm Shift and Nobody DJ one night, then the following week Alabaster
and Core-Techs, DJ.
Ryan Montieth Gill:
5 Sep 1996
R thomas is OK but the slightly strange food gets old. The following
placed seem to be frequented by the Atlanta Goth crowds.
Tuesday and Friday nights will sometimes see folks at Intermezzo or
sometimes (read rarely) at Diem prior to visiting 688 (or Masqurade on
Wednesdays). Mind you I don't mean one or two I mean groups of 4+. The
Dessert Place seems to be a very likely place to find the atlanta goths,
especially if Ian is managing (since he alwas plays some really good music)
Cyberstache hasn't seemd to have caught on yet. I don't know that Bryce
allows smoking at the Cafe. (I may be wrong... I don't smoke so I don't
notice as much)
Denny's (Piedmont/Monroe/Chesire Bridge location) and R Thomas seem the be
the primary post club gather places.
28 Sept 2001
last Hex at the Mutiny [tonight]
18 Jun 1996
BERLIN- 954 West Belmont at the red line el stop. 312-348-4975
_Gothic/Video Vanguard_ with DJ Scary Lady Sarah. No cover, 21 & over.
10pm to 4am. Sundays.
THURSTONS-1248 W George at Lincoln. 312-472-6900
NEO 2350 N Clark Street (Just south of Fullerton) 312-528-2622
_Nocturna_ with dj Scary Lady Sarah. $2. 21 and over, 10pm
Fri, 31 May 1996
[for Asian imports try ] the store Double Happiness in Chicago on Belmont
6 May 1996
Exit is lovely. Mostly industrial though. Pretty hardcore.
Metro's not bad if there's a decent show there.
Other than that... check the Reader. You can usually get one
at a bookstore on Thurdays and Fridays. 'Tis free tho', it
goes pretty fast. Or... you could try this...
14 May 1998
Join the IUGOTH mailing list. It will make your stay in Hell a little
I'm sure others like Kira & Lucy have also summoned you.
Go to TD's, CD's & Lp's on near Grand & Kirkwood and pick up some NIck Cave.
Tom (owner) still has a whole bunch of goth music.
Go to the erotic ball this summer. Lots of gothy types there. There's
another one in October and the big one in February.
Make sure you go To Spectre's events (like Bedlam in INdy) He needs your
Jon P. Baker:
6 Oct 1997
Off of Keystone just north of Fall Creek Rd. On the east side of
the street behind an E-Z Pawn shop and close to Arby's. North
side of town close to Broad Ripple. Info: SIN 317/871-2289,
Haven't been, don't kno what it's like. It's on Sunday nights.
Industrial/goth, all ages. Unsure if there's alcohol, but doubt it as it's
open late (2am or so) and there are lots of weird blue laws in Indiana.
Since it's on a Sunday, it's either no alcohol or it's a restaurant. A
bunch of people from Bloomington will be there on the 12th.
Sep 19 2001
An event called Aphelion which is the first sunday of every month,
9pm to 2am, no cover, 21+. Held at Club Basix.
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