Picture Credit score all photographs: Annie Forrest
When you’ve ever lived in NYC previously few years, there’s an opportunity you might have been accustomed to the NYT critically acclaimed ‘Secret Loft’ collection, an underground social gathering that started in a refurbished Brooklyn auto storage. Spearheaded by longtime mates Alex Neuhausen and Lilly Wolfson, they construct this occasion collection to be considered one thing iconic throughout the Large Apple.
Now, Alex & Lilly are embarking on a brand new journey, pouring three years of planning, fundraising and laborious work into SILO: an immersive, carbon impartial, multi-genre music and occasion area in-built a transformed hangar in East Williamsburg, opening February 10, 2023.
They’ve additionally introduced a string of extremely anticipated reveals to kick issues off, together with the Nervous Data birthday celebration with Josh Wink & extra on 2/24. Then, on 2/25, Eli Escobar will take over the decks for a particular all nighter that could be a can’t miss!
Taking a peek at a few of the footage present’s simply how cool of an area that is. Although a music venue at its core, SILO is greater than only a membership – it’s a dream in a tunnel, a spot for individuals to expertise a brief suspension of actuality. It’s engineered to attract your eye upward, with a ceiling that feels extra like sky than an inside nightclub wall. Lilly shares, “We employed our pal and visible artist Yoshi to create an enormous floor-to-ceiling wall mural. It took him months, he drew it by hand, then printed in high-res, then wheat-pasted the entire thing to our wall and shellacked it with gloss. Yoshi has fascinating concepts, he has conviction and takes dangers. I hope that individuals who come right here sense that they’re in a spot the place artistic risk-taking is feasible.”
SILO additionally affords fairly the drink menu. Their mixologist Daniel shares, “our opening season cocktail menu options intelligent and scrumptious twists on widespread classics and there might be themed cocktails paired with numerous occasions.” For instance, their upcoming social gathering CIRCE options hypnotic deep home tracks and legendary Greek vibes, and might be paired with the “Immortal Potion”, an entrancing fizzy cocktail – a twist on a spicy margarita topped with strawberries and champagne.
No element has been spared within the creation of SILO, with the founders giving the utmost care to the caliber of the artists, the bodily design of the area, and sound high quality. The membership strives to advertise gender equality and options neighborhood programming to make SILO a welcoming addition to its neighborhood. Alex provides “we wish to be a house for a scene. We wish to be the spot that 20 years from now, individuals say ‘I used to be there and noticed so and so spin their first set within the entrance room of SILO.”
SILO is bound to produce your new 12 months with loads of unbelievable reveals and timeless recollections. Dates and tickets are included beneath and take a look at the official SILO playlist when you’re at it!
2/11: CIRCE: Cassy, Tara Brooks – Tickets on sale Right here
2/18: Francois Okay, Toribio – Tickets on sale Right here
2/24: Nervous Data Birthday Occasion: Josh Wink, Sasha Carassi – Tickets on sale Right here
2/25: Eli Escobar All Night time – Tickets on sale Right here
3/10 Bespoke Musik: Kollektiv Turmstrasse