New Night Club in Cape Coral

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An additional hot spot will soon occupy the South Cape Entertainment district when the Dixie Roadhouse opens its doors in late August.

Because the closing of the Hired Hand Saloon far more than 13 years ago, numerous have anxiously awaited for the county scene to come back to Cape Coral.

Opening its doors on August 26, the Dixie Roadhouse will probably be a 10,000 square foot country and western nightclub located inside the heart of the city’s entertainment district. Coincidentally occupying exactly the same address as the Hired Hand Saloon as soon as did, the club can hold as much as 900 folks and promises to be new and distinctive option at the same time as a reason to get up off the couch and hit Cape Coral’s budding nightlife scene, “This will likely be one thing different than other clubs and restaurants. This is an actual nightclub,” says Dixie Roadhouse co-owner Lynn Pippinger.

The nightclub will probably be open its doors Wednesday via Saturday beginning at 5pm.

Looking to attract all ages, the club will offer line dance lessons nightly beginning at 7pm. At 10pm, music to pack the dance floors will start and play via the rest of the night, “The earlier entertainment and line dancing lessons will attract the older crowd. Once 10pm hits, the music shifts mixing country with classic rock, dance, retro and Best 40. That is when the younger crowd will come in and hit the dance floor,” says club co-owner David Townsend.

Whilst this may be the first club Townsend has opened in Cape Coral, he can be a veteran with the night club scene, having owned approximately a dozen clubs nationwide. He and Lynn also currently own Saddle Up in Chicago.
Cape Coral Nightclub
Townsend and Pippenger said they researched close to 200 properties across the nation when they decided to open up yet another club. Following narrowing their choices down to 25 properties, the duo hit the road and began visiting various places and buildings. When they drove into Southwest Florida, they knew they were on to one thing, “We came here and saw a marketplace with over 700,000 individuals, 3 country stations and no country nightclub,” mentioned Townsend.

The developing that Townsend and Pippinger had their eye on was the developing situated on SE 47th Terrace and SE 11th Place. The building was once the property of the Hired Hand Saloon and later the Bamboo Club, “We have really been seeking at the creating for the last year plus a half. It was built for a country and western nightclub. It had the bars in the precise locations we would have put them. Every thing was pretty significantly here. It’s far less costly to remodel than to construct. It was a ideal fit,” says Townsend.

Even though the creating may have as soon as been a country night club, do not anticipate the familiar appear that when was. The club is currently undergoing major renovations that consist of expanding the two,500 square foot dance floor, adding an additional bar, producing 3 bars total, two enormous fans over the dance floor and a new lighting system, at the same time as much much more.

Together with the new look, Townsend says they are also making innovative ways to make certain everybody will have an excellent time at a moderate cost. Drink costs, he says will probably be on par with other clubs and there is going to be methods to make the most of the $5 cover charge to obtain inside the doors. The club will supply poker chips with a $1 value to several of its customers. For example, if you come towards the club among 5pm and 8pm, if you pay the $5 cover charge, you are going to obtain five $1 poker chips to utilize toward drinks in the club during your go to. An additional way is if you want to reserve a table for the night, you pay the $100 fee for reservation and you are going to obtain 100 $1 poker chips to utilize toward drinks.

The club will also begin highlighting drink specials and hope to attract national music acts for particular events.

Townsend also says he considers the August opening phase one. He hopes to launch phase two within the next couple of months that can, l if all goes in accordance with program, a brand new deck on the back with the club, a patio on the front and utilize the roof best location with the constructing for patrons. He also hopes to hold a “Battle of the Bands” for local bands using the grand prize getting the chance to attend and play live in the Country Music Awards held later this year.

The club opening has also positively impacted the job marketplace, as it plans to hire roughly 60 local residents to function at the club with positions ranging from security, to bar staff, to advertising and marketing and much more.

Excitement for the club opening has raced across the city with the club’s Facebook page already garnering over 1,500 fans, “People are so excited we’re coming. We can’t wait to jump in and open the doors. It’s going to be exciting,” says Pippenger.

The club will open its doors August 26 and then have their grand opening September 25. To discover far more information concerning employment in the club you can pay a visit to their Facebook page where they also have VIP passes available for download.

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