|When :||Lounge Night 1st Monday,Gothic Night Tues, Various Weds (see listings below), Industrial/Synthpop/EBM /80's/electro/Dance etc.Thurs (see listing below), Synthpop/Electro/Dance Fri,Industrial/Synthpop/Noise Sat,Industrial/EBM/Electro Sun|
|Where :||1009 Lower E Union (entrance in the alley), Seattle, WA|
|Observations :||A beautiful club! This spacious subterranean hideout with its lush oxblood walls, ambient lighting and underlit bars and seating areas is a big departure from MachineWerks, this club's previous incarnation! We are 2006 NW People's Pick winner for Seattle's Best Nightclub and finalist for best djs, drink menu and bartenders!***THIS CLUB IS ENTIRELY STAFFED BY VOLUNTEERS. TIPPING IS GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!**** Current schedule: TUESDAYS- 'DIE' with djs Black Maru and Dangergirl spinning gothic/darkwave/synthpop. 'Member appreciation night' - no cover for members all night long! Guests $5.00.WEDNESDAYS-1st Deep Cuts w/ DJ Scorpio and guests often with live band-punk,glam,electro,indie $3 before 11,$5 after; 2nd-4th DJ Panix of sic.things brings you a myriad of really cool one off theme nights w/ featured guest DJs or live music (check our myspace page for details) $4-6 cover. THURSDAYS- Schizophrenia! 1st Psyop & Kaosqueen, 3rd Psyop & Prophet,4th Psyop & Brishan and 5th Psyop & MsDevilpuppy ebm,industrial,electro,gothic,80's,synthpop,futurepop and whatever else the djs can come up with to get you dancing! $4 from 9pm. FRIDAYS-'Disco Macabre' with JQ spinning synthpop/EBM/industrial/80's/electro. $5 for members after 10pm. SATURDAYS - 'The Machineries of Joy' with dj Hana Solo and guests spinning the newest in electro/industrial/EBM. $5 for members after 10pm. SUNDAYS- 1st & 3rd Kold War w/ DJ Krass Industrial, Experimental,Ambient & EBM; 2nd & 4th - Fifth Column with DJs Psyop and machine_logic industrial,ebm,electro,futurepop. $4 from 9pm. MONDAYS-1st Lucifer's Lounge (a very popular night!) Brishan breaks out lounge,swing,jazz,crooners and music from the 20's,30's,& 40's. Come get your swing dance on! Enjoy a refreshing Mojito! Dress to impress! $4.00 all night. Companion internet broadcast: http://www.live365.com/stations/djhanasolo. Check the Seattle Gothic events forum: http://forum.seattle-gothic.org/index.php the_mercury Live Journal community: http://www.livejournal.com/community/the_mercury/The Mercury myspace page: http://www.myspace.com/the_merc for current information.|
|DJs :||Tues-Dangergirl & BlackMaru;Weds (1st DJ Scorpio & Guests)2nd-4th various DJs or live music;Thurs-(1st,3rd,4th & 5th) Psyop,Kaosqueen,Prophet,Brishan,MsDevilpuppy;Fri-JQ,Ill & Brishan ;Sat-DJ Hana Solo; Sun 1st&3rd Krass 2nd & 4th Psyop & m|
|Cover :||On Fridays & Saturday Members are free before 10pm, $5.00 after 10;Tuesdays members are free,guests $5.00. All other nights are $4.00 from open.|
|Door Policy :||The Mercury is a private club. You must be a member or an invited guest (check promotional materials and online announcememnts for information on invites) to enter. Please check our myspace for details on how to acquire membership. You must be 21+ with valid state issued ID to enter. Dress code is in effect for Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Dress code is basic black, NO sport logo clothing,sportswear (ie. track suits) blue jeans,sneakers,baseball caps. Costume & period clothing is ok. Gothic & Industrial clothing is encouraged. Failure to meet dress code may result in increased cover charge or denial of entry. Dresscode is relaxed on all other nights.|
|Drinks :||Full bar. Average $3.50-$8.00.|
|Directions :||Located at 10th and Union. From downtown, take Pike,Pine, or Denny north up to Broadway, turn right on Broadway & head south to Union. Turn left at Broadway & Union and find parking.From points south, take I-5 to James St exit, take James to 12th make a left at James and 12th go to 12th & Union turn left again and look for parking. Also on the number 2,7,9,10,12 and 60 bus routes. An under $10 cab ride from downtown, under 5.00 from most of the hill.|
Information provided by dj Hana Solo, Cerberus < solo @ speakeasy.org, devilpuppy @ hotmail.com >
Last updated on 10/19/2006.
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