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The Venue Brings Back the 70s and 80s

The Venue Scottsdale, the premiere special events venue in Old Town Scottsdale, is launching Boogie Nights – a recurring party that will merge 70s and 80s dance music spinning from DJ Pauly. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their best attire from that era and dance the nights away to a state of the art sound system, lighting and more. EVA 95.5 FM, “the Valley’s old school station” has partnered with The Venue to create a party filled with your favorite groovy dance music.

The event will run from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and reoccur every 6 weeks beginning April 20. There will be a $15 cover for each night which will include costume contests, drink specials and a really funky time. Tickets can be purchased at www.boogienightsscottsdale.eventbrite.com/ or at the door.

The Venue Scottsdale is located at 7117 E. 3rd Avenue in Old Town, Scottsdale.

“This is our opportunity to bring back some of the great events The Venue has a history of hosting,” says Director of Marketing David Twigger. “We’ve had the idea to host a themed dance party and Boogie Nights will allow guests the chance to let loose, dance to their favorite tunes and dress up in their outrageous retro threads costumes if they choose.”

The Venue Scottsdale has reinvested in the 29,000 square foot event space to upgrade the facility to a sleek upscale look. The roughly $1 million remodel includes Israeli limestone work throughout the venue, granite countertops, a re-inspired entry way, new doors and flooring, a new HVAC system, grass roof covering, an upgraded audio visual system and more.

The Venue Scottsdale has also announced plans to open a new concept, V&V. The two story lounge will be complete with a beautiful spiral staircase leading to a third floor roof top experience. V&V is slated to open to the public in fall 2013.

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The Venue Scottsdale Undergoes $1 Million Upgrade

Beginning as a nightclub, The Venue Scottsdale transformed into a concert hall, then expanded into a special events site — and it only continues to grow. In response to the vision of ownership and to appeal to a wider range of clientele, the venue has undergone a $1 million design upgrade, and additions have been made to the property as well.

“We wanted to have a wider reach to our clients,” says David Twigger, director of sales and marketing for The Venue Scottsdale.

The 29,000-square-foot building did away with the New Orleans style décor, for which it was known, and upgraded to a classy, modern look.

“Our vision was to bring the outdoors indoors,” Twigger says. “With the retractable roof and stonework contrasted by soft fabrics, it gives you an outdoor feel.”

According to Twigger, the New Orleans style décor was outdated and too dressed up.

“If you have a signature theme, you can only cater to certain clients,” Twigger adds. “The new design is a clean palette and can be used for a variety of themes and decorated to match your vision.”

After 17 years of owning the property, Victor Perillo decided to reinvest in the building due to his attachment to Old Town Scottsdale. Perillo’s ultimate goal is to expand into other cities, and Twigger believes remodeling the venue is a step in the right direction.

The Venue Scottsdale“This sets us up for more clientele and is a stepping stone for expansion,” Twigger says.

The design was decided upon based on both ownership request and a designer in southern California who deemed it appropriate.

“The Israeli limestone and earthy tones are going to keep us attractive to our higher-end clientele,” Twigger says.

Not only did The Venue Scottsdale undergo remodeling, an eatery was also formed as an extension of the venue.

The Chicago-style restaurant, Keep It Simple Stupid (K.I.S.S.) will also be in tune with the modern look of the venue. Designs include sharp lines, large windows and menus featured on television screens.

“It is definitely high energy,” Twigger says. “After K.I.S.S., we will focus on another extension ― V&V, a lounge (not a nightclub), which will be open to the public..

“We will offer small plates with bites to eat, and there will be a martini bar and mixology,” Twigger says.

For more information about The Venue Scottsdale, visit thevenuescottsdale.com.

The Venue Scottsdale
7117 E. 3rd Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 945-5551