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Welcome to Gold, where you can enjoy a unique and intimate listening experience. Our carefully curated selection of music and drinks takes you to another world.

PAUSE AND LISTEN

The story of the Gold Listening Bar begins with Rob Visser, his passion for music and his extraordinary record collection. The idea grew to make not only that collection, but that of many others, available to a wider audience.

 

For our intimate bar, we were inspired by the Jazz Kissa's of Japan. All music is carefully selected from our extensive vinyl collection and played on a vintage high-end audio system.

 

Gold was born out of the desire to create a unique bar in Ghent, a music-centric living space for deep listening, coming together and sharing. We also want to provide a platform for presentations by creatives, labels and musicians. Vinyl and a superior sound are the connecting factors, the music is paramount and covers the whole spectrum of jazz, rock, avant-garde, electronic, brazil, soul... Vibe & atmosphere, that's what it's all about.

 

We serve an exquisite selection of (natural) wines, spirits, local craft beers and non-alcoholic beverages.

MUSICAL PROGRAMME
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MUSICAL PROGRAMME

Luistersessies

EVERY WEDNESDAY AT P.M.

A rare or special LP played on a top-notch system. The session is introduced by a musician, collector or enthusiast.

For an ideal listening experience silence is requested while listening to both sides of the main record. 

Free admission - limited capacity - seating only - no reservations.
Come early to save you seat in the sweet spot!

Doors closed between 8 & 9 p.m.

Record release / Label Night / Theme Night / Outlier Session

EVERY THURSDAY FROM 8 P.M.

A stage for musicians/bands and their new record. A record label presents its catalog on vinyl. An evening of music around a specific theme. A selector spins adventurous music, that’s a little more “out there”.

 

Proposals welcome by email.

Selectors

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY FROM 8 P.M.

Selectors spin records from their own collection to share with the community. Music not immediately made for the dance floor: unusual, personal, atmospheric, eccentric or anachronistic music that you rarely or never hear in a bar.

You

EVERY DAY BETWEEN 5 & 8 P.M.

In addition to requesting music from the extensive house collection, you can bring a record you would like to share.

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CADEAUBON

GIFT CARD

The gift of music

Cool gift for your musical friends.

Gift cards available at the Bar!

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OPENING HOURS

OPENING HOURS

Pause and listen

WED - THU - FRI - SAT

5 PM - 1 AM

WO - DO - VR - ZA

17:00 - 01:00

CONTACT

CONTACT

Join the Gold family and stay up to date with our latest events and specials!

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To preserve the listening experience in this small venue, our capacity is limited, so come early and save your seat in the sweet spot. 

 

Want to come and play some records? Questions and/or suggestions?

-> info@goldbar.gent

 

You can rent our space for a private event.

Goudstraat 2, 9000 Gent

WHO WE ARE

WHO WE ARE

Rob Visser – Host

Stefaan De Ruyck – Administrator

Prosse – Food & Beverage advisor

Steven Michiels – Audio advisor

Pieterjan – Interior Design

Klara De Buck – Visual communication

AUDIO SET UP

AUDIO SET UP

LINN Sondek LP12 record player

with a LINN Ittok LV2 arm and an ORTOFON MC Nr. 2 cartridge

GRAHAM SLEE step-up

LEBEN RS30EQ tube phono pre amp

MCINTOSH C45 pre amp

PASS LABS 150.5 power amp

KLIPSCH Cornwall III Speakers

For our DJ booth we have:

VARIA INSTRUMENTS RDM20 Rotary mixer

2 TECHNICS 1210 Mk II with ORTOFON Concorde cartridges

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