6811 N. US 129 & I-10
Live Oak, FL 32060
Phone: (386) 362-7459
Fax: (386) 364-6598
The University Avenue of Gainesville, FL, is home to a fine melange of bars, restaurant, and clubs, each full with a promise of a great night out. The Vault Nightclub is one of these venues along that busy avenue. But, this club does stand out from the crowd of clubs surrounding it. Spread over two floors, excluding the mezzanine level, with The Loft Lounge located on the second floor, The Vault is your quintessential venue for some nightly wanderings. On offer are live performances by popular artists and bands, entertaining theme nights, and scintillating drinks. See the website or call to know more.
If you are a country music fan, looking for those familiar tunes amid all the Rock, R&B, House, or Latin music that is found abundantly throughout most clubs Gainesville, then head to :08, or Eight Seconds, Gainesville. This nightclub prides itself on being a popular hot-spot for country music, and, perhaps, locals will back up these claims. Located in the heart of the city, along the ever-bustling University Avenue, this club features bands from all over the country on its stage. If you come for the music, then you might stay for the drink specials on beers, cocktails, and more. The club also offers entertaining club nights from Thursday to Saturday, and the venue cal be hired for private events from Monday to Wednesday.
One of the popular nightclubs in the city, Plasma Lounge has been around for several years. Their House night is especially popular, and is known to be one of the hottest party scenes in the city. Head here on a Friday night, and let Simon, who owns this club, take you away on a journey through the wonders churned out on the disc. The club also hosts live bands now and then, so do stop by on your night out on the town.
One of the popular venues for live music and great drinks in downtown Gainesville, The Atlantic beckons all seeking a great night out. A tastefully decorated venue, The Atlantic offers the comfort of a lounge, the liveliness of a nightclub, and the friendliness of a neighborhood bar to its customers, and the patrons here will confirm it. Open Wednesdays to Saturdays, the venue features theme nights like Motown Showdown on Wednesdays and DANG!! on Thursdays, which have come to be quite popular. Live music graces the stage on Saturdays. See the website or call to know more.
Club Shades is located along Wells Road and might not have have celebs frequenting them, but they sure do have the most essential things for survival: great beer and great music. And as long as we have got this, who cares for more. On a regular day, you will find a mix of people, all races, classes and backgrounds. With hi techno music flowing across the two floors and ample space to dance, you will surely not fall short of things to do here. In short, they ensure that you experience all the happy "shades" of life.
Meet the king of fun and excitement, the Monarch nightclub. As royal as the name, the place doesn't let you down with its stylish interiors and relaxed ambiance. This is the ideal place to see and be seen. And not to forget the hip crowd moving their body to the sound of the electrifying music. The DJ knows his job and keeps you entertained with the different genres of music. If music and dancing is not your scene, then you enjoy will a game of pool or sip on a cocktail while you enjoy watching the video screens. All in the spirit of fun, this one is sure to guarantee an exciting experience in its reign.
You will notice that Fat Kat club is the most happening place in town. This place is comfortably divided into three sections with the lounge, the DJ space and the disc. If electronica, drum and bass is your style then the music hall is just the right place for you. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays are a bit crowded due to special theme nights. Make sure you've got your dancing shoes on, the DJ is sure to keep you moving and grooving all night long.
Eclipse has one of the best old-wave nights in Jacksonville, with DJs spinning an endless assault of 80s hits. The dance floor, especially on Friday nights, becomes so packed with dancers that movement becomes limited. It draws a decidedly younger crowd, so expect a lot of kids with backward baseball caps. The establishment occasionally opens its doors to kids under 21. Drink specials vary, depending on the night.