Den Atelier (Nightclub)
Best club in town with a non-stop event schedule and performers like Tom Jones. The Offspring and Dido..Rue de Hollerich, 54 in Luxembourg-City, 200m from main railway station. At our venue den Atelier, doors open for shows in general at 7.00pm and shows normally end around 11.00pm. There are, of course, exceptions to every rule. So please always check the precise timing of a show that has grabbed your attention. The idea to start up a live music club in Luxembourg first came up in the beginning of the 90’s. Why did all the international bands play Brussels, Paris or London? Regular short trips to the Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), the Botanique (Brussels), the Vooruit (Gent), the Bataclan (Paris), the E-Werk (Cologne) or the Paradiso in Amsterdam provided the inspiration. These venues, in a way, stand as the godfathers of the idea of building up den Atelier in Luxembourg as it stands today.
A suitable space was needed and they certainly do not come in dozens in case you unveil your plan to boost massive amounts of dB’s into a hangar in the middle of an inhabited neighbourhood… Eventually, the right spot had been found: a former Renault truck garage in the lively Luxembourg-City suburb of Hollerich, commonly called ‘Downtown’.
During the hot ‘n’ sweaty summer of 1995, the former workshop (‘atelier’ in French – ah, that’s where the name comes from… underwent a complete D.I.Y. restoration. den Atelier finally opened its doors on 23rd October 1995. The opening night had been heavily boosted by the national press (and turned out to be a huge success.