Wigan, casino, club - at Amazon This first painting of Wigan Casino by David Barrow, proves to be an eternal favourite. It captures the exterior of the club perfectly, set on a rainy evening in Wigan, the Casino Club shinesWigan, casino, club - at Amazon This first painting of Wigan Casino by David Barrow, proves to be an eternal favourite. It captures the exterior of the club perfectly, set on a rainy evening in Wigan, the Casino Club shines out like a beacon in the night sky. Wigan Casino was a northern soul club that ran alnight dance sessions. At the former Empress Ballroom, in Station Road Wigan Lancashire England. Wigan, casino - Wikipedia Wigan, casino, wigan - Bar Facebook Of the infamous and iconic Wigan Casino Club. Depicting Images from the Best Known Northern Soul Venue in history. And synonymous with the best music in the world. Protection Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve. Packaging All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging.
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Among the dancers on the mighty floor of the Casino there was a pecking order. After 8 years the club finally closed in December 1981. At the height of its popularity the Wigan Casino had over 100,000 members indeed by April 1975, Mike Walker had to temporarily suspend the membership because of complaints about overcrowding. Major Lances Decmeber 1972 gig was captured for posterity of the Major Lance Live at The Torch album. Some from around the Wigan area and more from a diverse range of subjects. Therefore the Casino created its own records, a wider variety of Northern Soul than youd hear elsewhere. The dancing had a code of its own that was impenetrable to outsiders. The Highland Rooms of the Blackpool Mecca had developed a passionate following under DJs such as Ian Levine and Tony Jebb, but as the Mecca existed in normal club hours, the scene was still in search of a favoured all-nighter venue.
Many Casino classics, such as R Dean Taylors Theres A Ghost In My House, were first played at the Mecca. Wigan is best remembered for its dancers those spinning youths throwing themselves around the dancefloor in 32-inch wide Spencers and vests adorned with the badges of their favourite nighters, slogans like keep the faith, the heart of soul and the night owl. Its ill-advised involvement with manufactured soul records by the likes of Wigans Ovation (Ski-ing In the Snow) and Wigans Chosen Few (Footsee) might have brought chart hits and thousands of new soul fans to diamant spiele kostenlos the Casino, but they seriously damaged the credibility of the club. OSV136, tobi Legend - Time Will Pass You. Extending the name of the Casino into other genres, at times the club also provided a regular Thursday punk night and Saturday rock session, featuring many of the big touring bands of the day. Wigan Scenes, go to Wigan Scenes, more paintings by Chris. THE golden torch, the Golden Torch was the first truly great all-nighter venue of the Northern Soul era.