Entertainment & Event Venue in Lafayette, Colorado
Enjoy awesome food and live entertainment at our music venue in Lafayette, Colorado. Nissi’s owner, Marc Gitlin, has an extensive, 30-year history in the hospitality industry and brings this experience and savvy to our music venue. After graduating college, Marc became the general manager of Caroline’s Comedy Club in New York City. He worked with and booked many of today’s most successful comedians, such as Jon Stewart, Denis Leary, Chris Rock, Dennis Miller, David Spade, and Ray Romano.
At the age of 27, he opened up his first club, Nowhere Bar, just outside of New York City. This live music venue featured the ‘grunge’ influenced, early 90s sound and some of your favorite 80s hair metal bands. Artists ranging from Warrant to a young Gavin DeGraw, who used to perform with his older brothers, played the Nowhere Bar.
In 1995, Marc moved to Colorado and opened Fanatics Sports Cafe in Boulder. It was within a mile of the University of Colorado and was a hangout for the likes of former Bronco head coach, Mike Shanahan and former C.U. star quarterback, Koy Detmer. After he sold the café in 1999, he became the managing director of Trios Grille and Wine Bars in Boulder and Denver. Trios was an award winning nightlife mecca specializing in fine dining, live jazz, with an extensive wine selection. Trios was the venue of choice for local and national Jazz acts such as Nelson Rangell, Dotsero and Ron Miles, After a few years of exploring other business opportunities, Marc returned to his passion and took over Nissis in 2009. Marc’s goal is to provide a great night of fun, food, drinks, and dancing for adults in an upscale, safe, fun, and comfortable environment. Contact us in Lafayette, Colorado, for more information about our live entertainment venue.