Théâtre Fairmount

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Théâtre Fairmount
Location5240, avenue du Parc
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H2V 4G7
Coordinates 45°31′14″N73°35′54″W / 45.52055°N 73.598464°W / 45.52055; -73.598464 Coordinates: 45°31′14″N73°35′54″W / 45.52055°N 73.598464°W / 45.52055; -73.598464
OwnerNeon Productions Inc.
Type Nightclub, music venue
Seating typeStanding room, Cabaret
Capacity 500 (Standing), 300 (Cabaret)
Opened2015
Website
www.theatrefairmount.com

Théâtre Fairmount is a music venue in Montreal, Quebec, Canada located at 5240 Park Avenue in the Mile End district.

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History

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. [1] [2] Previously the venue was known under the names Cabaret Mile-End, Kola Note [3] 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. [4]

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References

  1. Eric Leijon, Cabaret Du Mile End Will Be Born Again. Cult MTL , October 10, 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
  2. Marc-André Mongrain, Le Cabaret du Mile-End deviendra le Théâtre Fairmount dès mars 2015. Sors-Tu, December 13, 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
  3. Leah Concepcion-Vanderbyl, HISTORY LESSON: THE CABARET DU MILE-END. The Main MTL, December 5, 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
  4. Eric Leijon, Club Soda: A (partial) oral history. Cult MTL , December 7, 2012. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
  5. Jamie O'Meara, Illustrious past sets the stage for Fairmount Theatre. Montreal Gazette , March 12, 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  6. http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/ben-harper-and-the-innocent-criminals/1995/club-soda-montreal-qc-canada-63ddeeb7.html