With a total venue capacity of 800 (550 Main, 250 Lounge) The Classic Grand is the perfect venue for gigs, club nights, conventions, festivals, weddings, corporate events and more. Located just 2 minutes walk from Central station the location is ideal. There is also a taxi rank located at the front door.
Dressing Room Facilities
There is a purpose built dressing room with a fitted toilet and shower room, which has private access to the stage.
By additional arrangement, if required for larger events or high profile artists, the level 1 venue can be reserved for extra dressing room space – **please note this may have implications on other events etc and must be negotiated separately**. This area and the main room are also ideal for VIP and after shows. For support artists there will be an area to store guitars etc but it is at the promoter’s discretion if the dressing room areas are shared.
Nearest multi-storey car park is located on Howard Street.
There is wireless access and a phone line in the production office, which can be utilised for production staff on request.
Bar & Separate Elevated VIP Bar
Stage (4.7m deep, 8M Wide, 0.5m High)
DJ plinth available for use on stage
Professional Lighting & Sound Equipment
Bar & Seating Areas
Stage (3.8m deep, 5.8m wide, 0.2m high)
Professional Sound Equipment
In-House Backline Available:
YAMAHA STAGE CUSTOM 5 PIECE DRUM KIT
AMPEG SVT81O CAB
AMPEG SVT450 HEAD
FENDER HOTROD DELUXE
MARSHALL AVT15O COMBO with MARSHALL AVT412 CAB
In-House DJ Equipment Available:
Pioneer DJM 2000nxs
Pioneer CDJ 2000nxs
Technics 1210 mk2
PA Specification – Main Room:
System is an EV X-Line XLD system, with full EV amps and processing, set up as five way, using the XLD-281 as a three way box.
There are two hangs (one either side of the stage) each comprising of five XLD281.
Beneath each hang are 2 EV XLC 215 sub units and an X-Sub.
1 x Digico S31 (24 inputs/12 outputs)
1 x Digico D2 Stage Rack (48 inputs/16 outputs)
4 x EV Rx 15/75 (Monitors)
1 x EV Phoenix PX2 152 (Drumfill)
Stage lighting consists of:
12 x FOH Parcans (CP62 Lamps)
4x x Robe ColorSpot 1200EAT
4 x Robe ColorWash 575AT Zoom
4 x Robe Spot 160XT
4 x Robe Wash 150XT
8 x Showtec Sunstrips
1 x Martin Atomic Strobe
1 x Chamsys MagicQ PC Wing & Touchscreen.
Read more about the original lighting installation here.