Definition of warehouse party in English:

warehouse party


  • A large public party with dancing held in a warehouse or similar building, typically organized without official permission.

    • ‘The legendary venue revolutionized clubbing in the late '80s and spawned everything from acid house to warehouse parties to rave fests throughout the city until it was shut down amid scandal.’
    • ‘A cascade of treasured memories come flooding back; my own upbringing taking in Soul Weekenders, warehouse parties, and stints as a pirate radio broadcaster.’
    • ‘Union 2001 promises the best of the past and today in their huge warehouse party in Montreal's oldest iron factory.’
    • ‘That realism comes from Harrison himself, a longtime member of the San Francisco scene who conceived the film in 1996 after attending and planning break-in warehouse parties.’
    • ‘Then we started doing after-hours parties and things like that but they weren't really warehouse parties.’
    • ‘John said about five young people lived in the blue, two-storey bungalow, and that some were promoters of warehouse parties.’
    • ‘After several near-misses at the same warehouse parties, being from the same part of the country, the pair finally met at the Tuff Jam nightclub.’
    • ‘While on the Internet doing some research for Scott, I stumbled on an advertisement for one of those big warehouse parties.’
    • ‘Before long the twins had established themselves as instrumental and respected figures in the eighties illegal warehouse party scene.’
    • ‘As I recall it was at a warehouse party in Anzac Ave, Auckland, back in the 90s when acid was still our drug of choice.’
    • ‘About three years ago, a web designer saw me drawing portraits at a warehouse party and asked me if I'd like to draw’
    • ‘We were at a warehouse party organised by a bunch of my workmates.’
    • ‘The Rave scene grew out of warehouse parties playing House music and other forms of Underground music.’
    • ‘It was an invitation for a totally far-out after-hours warehouse party.’
    • ‘Jay and his cohorts, including Judge Jules and Joey Jay, discuss the rise of rare groove, illegal warehouse parties and the legendary pirate radio station Kiss FM.’
    • ‘In the late '80s he hosted a fair share of successful warehouse parties in his hometown Toronto.’
    • ‘Then once I got to Detroit and started to go to warehouse parties and experience DJ culture, I was able to make the connection between what I was trying to do and where it should be.’
    • ‘I got onto it through friends and because the police had stopped all the warehouse parties I was bored.’
    • ‘Coming up, will be Johnny Fiasco, a man they call a legend for throwing down Chicago underground warehouse parties in the 1980s.’
    • ‘For those into more industrial sounds or those searching for the sounds of a warehouse party gone wrong, this is a great place to start.’
    acid house party
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