Dare to Club

Private membership / adult entertainment venue with occasional club events for Bristol non


Maybe you already know Dare To Swing as a clubhouse for all kinds of fetish and adult-based activities? Like a lot of sex clubs and strip bars in the Old Market area, recently it's opened up it's 250 capacity Victorian doors to the wider music communities - so you don't have to swing to find out whats on.

The main room, dungeon and roof terrace combine to make it one of the more interesting venues for techno/experimental in Bristol. Most known as the main venue for the forward thinking Dialogue nights - it's hosted Siren DJs, Universe of Tang and also DJ October and Banoffee Pies for the Restless Nights x Set It Out collaboration.

What's On At Dare to Club

FIST at Dare to Club
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techno lgbtq+ lgbtq+
Distant Audio Presents: House & Garage Day Party at Dare to Club
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house tech house uk garage speed garage bassline
NO STRINGS 4TH BIRTHDAY at Dare to Club
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house techno lgbtq+ lgbtq+ drag
LUCID Club Series : Part One at Dare to Club
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house tech house deep house speed garage
FIST : BANK HOLIDAY THURSDAY SPECIAL at Dare to Club
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techno lgbtq+ lgbtq+ drag
Master Ravers Rebooted at Dare to Club
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breakbeat trance jungle hardstyle happy hardcore
Dare to drag at Dare to Club
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pop lgbtq+ drag comedy cabaret
Vinyl Destination 9 - Spring Vibrations at Dare to Club
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techno drum and bass jungle
The Exhale Day Rave w/Bladerunner, Ben Snow, Jappa at Dare to Club
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drum and bass jungle jump up 140
Trifecta Audio Presents: Posk at Dare to Club
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uk garage drum and bass
Sober Sundayz at Dare to Club
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breakbeat drum and bass jungle jump up
Vinyl Destination Cloak at Dare to Club
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techno breakbeat drum and bass jungle happy hardcore
FullyGassed Summer Day Party at Dare to Club
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bassline drum and bass jungle jump up 140
Watch. Terrace Party at Dare to Club
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house disco deep house uk garage afrobeat
Vinyl Destination 10 at Dare to Club
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acid house techno jungle happy hardcore
VINYL DESTINATION 11 at Dare to Club
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acid house hardcore techno techno jungle

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Our recent recommendations for Dare to Club

Poppers-grade hard house and queer techno from new play-friendly miscreants FIST, for a NYD no-phones exploration into the dark corners of Dare2’s dungeons. HARD HOUSE . TECHNO . DARK ROOMS . QUEER

Before the flood of multi-genre DJs and NTS shows, there was only Debonair. Commanding dancefloors on a escapist romp through smudged slammers, EBM electronics, post-punk floor-shakers and all things dark and daring. She’s the perfect maiden for your 2023 adieu alongside 2 rooms of trusted Bitch Please queerdos. Bitch, Please! X Dare 2, NYE.... are you ready?

Omg it’s Dance Mums! Expect sassy high-glam, indulgent pop bangers and gloriously trashy club classics from the Queer House Party affiliated duo as they bring hedonistic pop pleasure for No Strings’ final party of the year. HEDONISM : PLEASURE : EXPRESSION

Hardcore will never die as long as Vinyl Destination continues this home run of OG hardcore/jungle/dnb Dare2 parties beamed through time to save all dedicated ravers. Top of the bill’s the infamous DJ Sy aka Scratchmaster aka half of power force Sy & Unknown bringing those Dreamscape / Fantasia vibes with an old skool special. Back in the club back to the 90s old skool

Of the OG UK techno gods who remain, Luke Slater stands immortal with Surgeon and Regis - still shocking and wrecking ears with blistering acid, big room Berghain belters or cerebral squelchy IDM. Huge booking for Dare2’s neu Berlin style dance/body-positive playful techno dungeon VIRTUALSEX+. Techno royalty Luke Slater joins A Sagittariun and Surgeons Girl for an intimate set at VIRTUALSEX+ in Bristol.