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2 Mar 2023

Coroner’s Court – The Opening: Part 2

Coroner’s Court – A brand new, intimate venue from Lakota. 

We recently celebrated the official opening of Coroners Court, which we are proud to announce as a Grade II listed building designed with cutting edge programming for independent and underground shows. 

As a rough and ready former mortuary, rich with textures and history, Coroners is the ideal venue for underground parties with a cultural edge. Following some careful renovation to preserve the building, it has now been repurposed for curated parties with gritty installations and chest-rattling sound systems; a real hub for the music lovers and those who like it loud. In addition to this, this unique space also provides the benefit of extending Lakota by opening up both venues for even bigger shows. 

Opening Night

Having hosted some of the world’s most renowned underground artists over the last 8 years as a temporary venue, it only felt right to see in a new era of the venue with two of the most respected selectors in the techno sphere, Young Marco & Courtesy. There was a special vibe in the venue that night as Bristol house and techno heads were brought together under one roof and danced until the very end with the lights on. 

Our first headliner of the night; Courtesy, set the tone beautifully for the evening. Having come armed with her euphoric sound and thudding techno interlaced with nostalgic bangers, she had the room pumping to its full potential. Following this, Amsterdam hero, Young Marco kept the pace and energy high, closing out with his new single and one of the biggest track ID’s of the summer ‘What You Say?’ which saw the crowd erupt into a frenzy. The vibe was immaculate from start to finish which certainly set the tone for what’s to come this year.

What’s already gone down

Coroner’s is proud to be hosting a three part residency with recent DJ Mag UK Club Event of the year nominees, Club Blanco. 

Last week we saw the roll out of part one, which featured a packed out takeover across both rooms. Kicking things off, Italian cult favourite Francesco Del Garda was invited down to head up room 1, alongside Fabric residents and versatile crate diggers Bobby & Mariin. Over in room 2, Berlin based artist Fantastic Twins performed her mesmerising live show for her Bristol debut and Club Blanco head honcho, Chez De Milo continued the party into the early hours. Combined, they supplied the perfect remedy which kept the crowd marching all night.


What you can expect

Joining Club Blanco for the March edition of the residency, they have teamed up with one of the worlds most loved & respected festivals, Love International, to bring a slice of Tisno to Stokes Croft. Founded by Bristol’s own ‘Team Love’, Love International has hosted underground music lovers from around the world at its home in Tisno, Croatia for 9 years. We are looking forward to seeing this one unfold!

With lots of exciting plans in the works, keep an eye on our event listings page and we’ll see you in the dance!

Club Blanco tickets:




Danielle Dell 02.03.23