Light Group’s Latest Is Light

Everything old is new again. Or, at least, every old name is getting recycled for new clubs in old spots.

Look, what we’re trying to say is that the Light Group is bringing back The Bank’s original nom du nightlife—Light—when it partners with Cirque du Soleil in the old Rumjungle space at Mandalay Bay in March.

The space is 38,000 square feet and will blend performers, production and DJs. Cirque founder Guy Laliberte says the club will serve as a “laboratory,” which is frightening considering this is the man who came up with the idea of a giant, rolling pickled-in-a-jar baby for Zarkana.

All sorts of evil-genius machinations aside, the club will feature lighting and sound from Moment Factory, which previously worked on—wait for it—Light Group club/Cirque collabo spot Revolution Lounge. Swedish House Mafia manager Amy Thomson is on board for development and music.

As for a DJ lineup, there’s no official word yet, but the Light Group promises, “the list of DJs already on board rivals some of the world’s biggest festival lineups.” So, if you’re looking for a Cirque/Electric Daisy Carnival peanut-butter-in-my-chocolate situation, this would appear to be the venue to find it.

The lineup will be announced soon at HaveYouSeenTheLight.com, though early speculation based strictly on curious retweets from the site’s official channel includes Alesso, Axwell, Zedd, Sebastian Ingrosso and Thomas Gold.

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