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Hoochie Coochie

54-56 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SF, England
+44 191 222 0130
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Booked a booth well in advance, didn’t fancy standing Never been before but would go back The act... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
borosmed
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Great night with Jocyln Brown

Went to see Jocyln Brown last night with Alan Gowland,John Higham and Ian Heighton and was not... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Bill R
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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An city centre venue dedicated to Soul & Funk music exclusively. Regularly features high quality artists in an intimate environment, both national & International. Widest selection of spirits in Newcastle. Hoochie Coochie is a "not for profit" business.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“northern soul” (12 reviews)
“great night” (17 reviews)
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54-56 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SF, England
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Booked a booth well in advance, didn’t fancy standing Never been before but would go back The act Strictly Smokin were a 19 piece jazz band who really couldn’t have been better and the female singer Amy has a voice as good as any I’ve...More

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you Steve for your kind reviews. Our drinks prices are average in Newcastle city centre . We do however subsidise our tickets for live music. The business operates as a not for profit venture . Glad you enjoyed your evening.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Went to see Jocyln Brown last night with Alan Gowland,John Higham and Ian Heighton and was not disappointed.What a voice and had a great backing group, she had the place bouncing for over one and a half hours.Excellent venue and great drinks on offer.Roll on...More

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you Bill for your generous review, we look forward to welcoming you back for The Heavies if not before !

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Love this place. One of the few places in town which is soul/funk/jazz centred. Civilised but lively, this is a smart, intimate and friendly venue for enjoying great music and a dance. The live music events are great as the performers are virtually within touching...More

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review & appreciate your words. We do try to control the door to ensure a comfortable mix of people . My number one priority is that women feel safe. When we get over-loaded with men on match days we have...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Full of over 50s having fun fun fun. We loved the music and danced our feet off. Been here before and will come again for the vibe.

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review. The crowd changes dependant on the event. Our aim is to have a mix of people who seriously love music whether they are 18 or 58.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

After living in Barcelona and spending a lot of time in New York, Hoochie Coochie is my holy place of worship. I recently renewed my yearly membership with urgency and will do so again next year. Whichever day you go, it's all good; the friendliest...More

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thank you Lloyd for your very kind review, it is much appreciated.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

A warm and inviting venue that boasts regular performer line ups that would blow the socks off any music lover! Smart and stylish decor and two of the best doorman in town.

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you Sandy D for your very kind words, great to know that you enjoy coming.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Just recently spent a night there while visiting friends in Newcastle. Show was great and met a lot of new friends

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you Rengar22017, we really appreciate your comments & hope you will return

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This has got to be the most wonderful little jazz/ funk/ R&B club in the country ( look to see what the likes of Jazzie B and Norman Jay say ! ). The calibre of DJ’s and bands who play live are always incredible ,...More

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your very kind words Nicola & for a word in support of our doormen. As you will see most of our poor reviews are from people who have been refused entry for a variety of reasons.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Venue is inviting and friendly. Gigs and events are always amazing and priced fairly. A great night our all round if your in Newcastle

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks very must for your positive words & kind review

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic venue, classy, clean and a perfect mix of clientele. It’s refreshing to find a central location that plays such a variety of Soul music. Myself and my friends have never had a bad night at Hoochie Coochie, the staff are welcoming and...More

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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review.

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