Landon Wingerson, a Kansas State alumnus and DJ for a number of Johnny Kaw’s bars, stated prospects can anticipate a rustic really feel from The Barn.
“The Barn is your nation rock bar. If you happen to’ve ever been to Soiled Dawgs, that’s form of the vibe they’re going for,” Wingerson stated. “Towards the later nights, they’re going to play extra of the celebration staples.”
Wingerson stated Home Bar, which formally opened Jan. 27, feels completely totally different from The Barn.
“Home Bar, it’s been within the works for even longer [than The Barn]. It was known as Home Occasion after which closed down throughout Covid. They revamped it and put in new lighting, new speaker methods and simply up to date it a bit of,” Wingerson stated. “That one’s extra of your crazier music. You’re gonna have loads of hip hop, rap, EDM — the craziest music within the ‘Ville, I might say.”
Tommy Lengthy, a safety guard for The Barn and Home Bar, stated because the reopening of Home Bar, many college students have in contrast it to its predecessor, Home Occasion.
“I’ve been listening to lots of people saying that they’ve older siblings or they have been sufficiently old to go to Home Occasion again when it was open,” Lengthy stated. “They have been excited to see it again open and excited to see how a lot the identical it felt, however nonetheless new and renovated.”
Annie Wehling, senior in human growth and household sciences, stated when she was a freshman, she received to expertise Home Occasion.
“I actually just like the vibe of Home Bar as an entire,” Wehling stated. “I feel it’s actually enjoyable and really nostalgic, in a method. It jogs my memory of freshman 12 months — lots of people I haven’t seen since freshman 12 months are sometimes there.”
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Wingerson stated he has beforehand DJed at Yard Bar and Shot Cease however was nonetheless nervous about DJing Home Bar on opening night time.
“I used to be fairly nervous and a bit of harassed opening the primary night time,” Wingerson stated. “The crowds are listening a bit of nearer than regular, so that they’re anticipating new music or new remixes. I’ve been attempting to throw out newer stuff. Home Bar is unquestionably the craziest of ones that I’ve DJed in.”
Wingerson and Lengthy each stated they’ve solely heard good issues concerning the pair of recent bars.
“For essentially the most half, I feel it’s been principally optimistic suggestions. Then once more, I work there, so I won’t hear the adverse stuff,” Wingerson stated. “Lots of people have been saying how large they’re.”
Those that should not but 21 will nonetheless have the chance to expertise Home Bar. Just like Home Occasion, youthful adults will quickly be allowed in.
“After spring break, I do know they’re introducing 18 and up, which I feel is a good suggestion,” Wingerson stated. “It’s going to convey an entire new crowd to the ‘Ville.”
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