Originally opening as JukeBox back in 1982, the basement was home to the hottest nightclub in Boston at that time. Open 7 nights a week with a line down the street to fill one of the longest running clubs in Boston history which stated open until 2001.
After a serious renovation in February 2001, a new venue called Matrix opened as a mainstream top 30 and house music club doing very successful with one of the most recognized and well known names in Boston DJ Adilson every Friday night. Matrix remained operating as one of the most popular and consistent venues in the city until closing in 2006.
The most recent incarnation as of late was Pearl which opened in 2–6. This was the first time in which the venues downstairs split and Underbar opened and separated from Pearl. Taking on the mainstream open format genre. Pearl operated until January of 2-11 for its current renovation.
Guilt is defined as a cognitive or an emotional experience that occurs when a person realizes or believes accurately or not that he or she has violated a moral standard, and bears significant responsibility for that violation.
Guilt intends on giving you this emotional experience on a nightly basis? Who will you meet? What will you do? How far will you go?
Guilt will let you decide.
Beautiful and dark maroons adorn the room with occasional glimpses of gold to add to the old Hollywood feel with a contemporary twist of an already sultry and sexy room.
With over 5000 square feet, multiple bars, 2 VIP areas and a state of the art sound and lighting system. Guilt will truly be one of Bostons sexiest new rooms located at tone of the hottest locations in New England.
- Guilt is formerly Pearl, Matrix and JukeBox; the venue has been a nightlife institution for over a century.
- Street parking will be limited but valet is expensive.
- A pat down required before entering.
Where is Guilt located?
Guilt is located next to the Eliot Norton Park at Seaver Pl.
How much is cover charge at Guilt?
Guilt charges a cover of $20 on most days.
How long will I have to wait at Guilt?
Expect to wait anywhere from 10-30 min depending on when you arrive.
When is Guilt open?
Guilt is open on Thursdays through Sundays.
What are the best nights to go to Guilt?
Saturdays are the best.
What is the dress code at Guilt?
Dress to impress! Collared shirt / jeans / dress shoes for guys. Avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sneakers, hats, etc). Unless you’re a celebrity – in that case you can dress however you please.
How much do drinks cost at Guilt?
Expect to pay $10-15 for cocktails. Bottles start at $300.
What kind of music do they play at Guilt?
Guilt features mostly top 40 and open format.
Where can I find a list of upcoming events / DJs at Guilt?
You can download the Discotech app to see upcoming events, and book tables for Guilt.