THE LEGENDARY EL MOCAMBO ANNOUNCES PRODIGIOUS COLLABORATION WITH LONGSTANDING BELOVED TORONTO VENUE HUGH’S ROOM TO BRING “HUGH’S ROOM LIVE” TO THE EL MOCAMBO UNDER THE NEON PALMS
DIONE TAYLOR OCTOBER 27TH & PAUL JAMES’ BOB DYLAN TRIBUTE SHOW NOVEMBER 6TH ANNOUNCED AS FIRST MONTHLY EVENTS
Toronto, ON (October 7, 2021) – El Mocambo Entertainment Inc. along with Michael Wekerle, owner of the beloved El Mocambo announced today that the legendary venue will welcome the long standing and institutionalized “Hugh’s Room” and their fiercely beloved Hugh’s Room Live to the newly revolutionized venue’s stages via monthly event programming.
“We are beyond thrilled to collaborate with another iconic venue, such as Hugh’s Room,” states Michael Wekerle. “We are all part of a larger and more meaningful community and its incredibly important to work together to keep live alive while forging ahead as a viable music and entertainment family.”
“Hugh’s Room Live is elated to be collaborating with another iconic venue in Toronto, we love the amazing partnerships that we have formed with other venues since the onset of the pandemic and are honoured with the sense of community that is being fostered in the music industry. We look forward to bringing some of our favourite Hugh’s Room artists to the El Mocambo stage!” – Mary Stewart General Manager.
On October 27Th, Dione Taylor will grace the stage under the neon palms followed by Paul James’ Bob Dylan tribute show on November 6TH. Tickets for both events are available HERE.
On October 30th, the iconic El Mocambo will celebrate their grand re-opening following the closure of the historic Toronto entertainment venue announced in October 2014. In 2015, the El Mocambo began extensive renovations to repair the aging building and create a fully modernized performance and event space. The intimate ground-floor stage and the second-floor mainstage remain in the same locations, but both now offer improved sightlines and exceptional lighting, video, and acoustics.
The iconic venue – wired to deliver music to fans and audiences globally, boasts three acoustically tuned performance areas, state of the art video, audio, lighting, and production capabilities in addition to the highest safety standards in terms of building construction. New additions include a third storey soaring mezzanine, and mobility friendly access, along with the largest studio floor on the eastern seaboard.
ABOUT THE EL MOCAMBO:
One of North America’s longest running and most iconic music venues, the El Mocambo was founded as a fine dining and dancing establishment in 1948, but since then evolved into something of a rock ‘n’ roll mecca, hosting many of the biggest names in music including: The Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello, Blondie, Ramones, Meatloaf, Stevie Ray Vaughan, U2 and many more. Following an extensive 5+ year renovation and rebuild, the El Mocambo officially reopened in the Summer of 2020 and placed itself in a position to revolutionize the live music and entertainment business by blending cutting-edge technology with unparalleled access – offering audiences, fans and music/entertainment lovers the ultimate live experience across three separate venues all under the same roof in addition to delivering supreme virtual content straight to the comfort of homes around the world. This dynamic venue is not only a state-of-the-art concert space but also plays host to a colourful array of distinctive private events and is available for hosting corporate events, product launches, fundraisers, private concerts, social gatherings and more.
Visit www.elmocambo.com for additional details and more information.