I have never understood bars within which it's too loud to talk but one is not intended to dance... at least not in any organized way. Give me a quiet bar with good cocktails any day, or a loud bar with a good show, or a club where dancing is the agenda.
See LJ? I am updating you twice in one day after a month of silence. It's just...After I turned 25 I refused to shout to be heard. Hm, that's as good a place to end it as any I suppose.