A weekly ode to the classic club beats.
EAST ATLANTA — Union, the club that reopened last month in the old Eastside Lounge is going retro on Saturday nights. The club is starting a House Music night every Saturday, kicking it off this weekend with an all-vinyl house night. It’s also the 10th year reunion of the Rare Form DJ Crew. The Purveyors, Originators, Godfathers, Founders, Initiators, Innovators, Masterminds and other pioneers of House Music in Atlanta are back together for one night only. No cover from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.; $5 cover charge after. As they said in 1989. . ."House Music All Night Long.."
New owners want to evoke a cool, relaxed atmosphere to showcase Atlanta's underground scene.
EAST ATLANTA — After a brief closure, the former East Side Lounge has reopened as Union. The two principals who are majority owners in the club said their vision for Union, which has its grand opening this weekend, is to be a hub for Atlanta's underground scene — without the pretentiousness and attitude. Union becomes the third concept in the space at 485 Flat Shoals Ave. Before East Side Lounge, it had been the Fountainhead Lounge. "This very 'not pretentious,' " said Josh Peacock, who is the club's general manager and is better known in the underground world as "Scott Freeze." "This is very for the people, hence the name, Union." Peacock and his business partner, Jason Posey — AKA "DJ J.Sol" — also own Atlast Clothing, a streetwear shop …