|Location||5240, avenue du Parc |
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Owner||Neon Productions Inc.|
|Type||Nightclub, music venue|
|Seating type||Standing room, Cabaret|
|Capacity||500 (Standing), 300 (Cabaret)|
Théâtre Fairmount is a music venue in Montreal, Quebec, Canada located at 5240 Park Avenue in the Mile End district.
A music venue is any location used for a concert or musical performance. A music venue range in size and location, from an outdoor bandshell or bandstand or a concert hall to an indoor sports stadium. Typically, different types of venues host different genres of music. Opera houses, bandshells, and concert halls host classical music performances, whereas public houses, nightclubs, and discothèques offer music in contemporary genres, such as rock, dance, country and pop.
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Théâtre Fairmount (or Fairmount Theatre) opened in March 2015 under the ownership of Neon Productions, a local promoter with over 15 years of experience with live shows.Previously the venue was known under the names Cabaret Mile-End, Kola Note and was the location for the original Club Soda which operated from 1983 until 1999 when it moved to their present-day location in the Quartier des Spectacles on Saint Laurent Boulevard.
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