Nadastrom Brewing at Rumor

It’s been an unusually warm winter here in Philadelphia. There were no snow clouds hanging over the city on Wednesday night but club Rumor (15th and Sansom streets) was still front and center on our EDM radar; there was Nadastrom brewing.

Normally reserved for the 21 and over crowd,  Rumor opened its doors last for the first time for those 18 and up. It was the first of many shows presented by Art of Electronica at the venue that will have relaxed age restrictions (the next being Lazy Rich on February 29th).

Wednesday’s bill featured opening sets by up-and-coming DJ’s BHB and Dubsef, and a headlining gig by Nadastrom (the duo of Dave Nada & Matt Nordstrom).

Housed in an old bank building, Rumor has quickly become one of the premier destinations for EDM fans. With crazy lights lining the walls, ceiling, and bars, and one of the best sound systems in the city, the only thing this place is lacking is decent cell-phone reception.

Patrons began entering the club slowly when the doors opened at 9pm but the crowd grew in size as the night went on. By the time Nadastrom took the decks around midnight, the dance-floor was filled with giddy EDM fans bobbing, swaying, and dancing to a barrage of beats.

The fun continued into the early morning hours before reality set in and it was time for the mid-week party to come to an end.

Up next, AOE and Drexel’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity present a night with Alesso at the Drexel Armory on February 18th. The event is a charity fundraiser for PUSH America. We suggest buying advanced tickets. We’ll see you there Philly!

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