The New York Times reviews Lunch Beat in New York City, discusses the growing lunch rave scene
Back at the end of March, we reported Stockholm’s famous lunch time raves were finally making their way to New York City. The first event must have been quite the success and even The New York Times picked up the story, highlighting the buzz surrounding the unique event and bringing it to mainstream attention. Lunch Beat dance parties offer people of all types to enjoy letting loose over “lukewarm pasta” allowing for a strong community to unfold in the name of dance music culture in over 50 chapters around the world. With a line wrapping around 26th Street and even attracting attention of police in NYC, the event held 300 people moving and grooving in a sober setting. The best part of this story is, you can start a lunch beat event in your hometown quite easily with details here.
…a guy in Chuck Taylors moonwalked across the dance floor, a man in a hoodie threw up his hands to form the “W” that stands for the rap group Wu-Tang Clan. Strobe lights bounced off a giant disco ball. Sweat glistened on foreheads. “Gin and Juice” thumped. Cheers erupted. It was midday, but inside Marquee, it could have been 2 a.m.
Read the rest of the article here via The New York Times.