Savoy's live electro stylings will light up the Fillmore Auditorium tonight; the New York-based (by-way-of-Denver) band returns to the Mile High City tonight for its first headlining show at the Fillmore. (7 p.m., all ages, $25 and up)
The Whomp Truck has something special planned for 11/11/11, including a countdown at 11:11:11 p.m., and the first-ever Denver appearance by DCarls, a dubstep sensation who'll be joined by local favorites Just Ben, Noah Deep, Ishe, Coult 45 and Alert at 238 Santa Fe Drive. Synchronicity, indeed! (9 p.m., 21+, $10, BYOB) And there's a lot more on our Dance Card this week:
There'll be more bass at Beta tonight when MRK1 ("Mark One") hits the decks with Sub.Mission and Reload residents; in the Beatport Lounge, P.U.N.C.H.I.S. presents the Spase Invaderz crew: Danny Martin and Smyl-E with P.U.N.C.H.I.S. resident Diizel. (9 p.m., 18+, $10)
Six of the eight members of Thievery Corporation comprise See-I, a dance-influenced funk/soul/reggae band you can find tonight at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom. Afrobeat band Atomga Groove Alliance is also on the lineup. (9 p.m., all ages, $15)
The Funky Buddha will host its Friday Fling tonight with DJs Shake 1 and Avid. TGIF! (8 p.m., 21+) The Church hosts the Global Fifteen Minutes of Fame DJ Competition tonight, presented by Triad Dragons; on the main floor, it's business as usual, with Hycloud, Skye, Floorbangrs, Twenty42, Phunke Elements, plus Klutch Beat Boutique in the mashup basement and Peter Elzi in the retro room. (9 p.m., 18+, no cover for ladies 21+)
Bar Standard is launching a new monthly event, Pornstar Fridays, which will run the second Friday of each month with DJs Tatiana and Manhunt, Jaxx and special guests. House beats, drink specials, dancers and more -- and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Center. (9 p.m., 21+)
Still going late at night? Soundpharmacy Afterhours at Two a.m. Afterhours have you covered; the party doesn't start until late, and DJ Kaya and guests will have you dancing till the sun rises. (1 a.m., 18+)
Beta presents Chicago house DJ Green Velvet on Saturday night, with Cognition + T-Rav and Sergio Santana supporting and Electric Beat Syndicate (featuring Kendall Bee, Johnny Gear, Phabric8 and Rex Buchanan in the Beatport Lounge), hosted by Awesome Factory. (9 p.m, 18+, $10)
If you haven't been by the Lotus Dream Emporium, you'll find this clothing-and-accessories store is aptly named; Saturday night brings Cooling Down, with Rob Gray, Dylan, Brick Lee, BeeKay and Mike L., plus live vocals by Chris Fleming. Shop. Browse. Dance. (7 p.m., 21+, free before 9 p.m, $3 afterward)
You can get free fried chicken -- you read that right -- with your dance fix at Bender's on Saturday night; it's Porn & Chicken Denver: Skanksgiving, featuring Paul Anthony, boyhollow, Orville Kline, MC Dom Brown and special guests spinning the best in house, dubstep, electro, tech-house, nu disco and anything that'll make you want to dance your ass off. (9 p.m., 21+, $5)
Lazer Sword's live electronic act is coming to Cervantes on Saturday night, with support by Dam Funk, Sugarpill, Gladkill, Stephan Jacobs, Russ Liquid, Phidelity, Dailon and Hoot + Morbidly-O-Beats. (9 p.m., all ages, $20).
Funky Buddha is bringing back House Revival again for its second-Saturday run; the house DJs will play in-the-round. This month, Sean Michaels and Luke Jonathan will trade off with resident Brett Starr. Get funky on the rooftop! (9 p.m., 21+)
And the Playground is hosting Beaner, aka Pablo Roman, tomorrow night at 738 Santa Fe Drive (the former Theory + Practice space); the Berlin native has held down a residence at Bar25 and has released tracks on Butane, We Are and many more. (And he won an award for being the best-dressed DJ at the International Gnome awards.) He'll be joined by Roger That and John Tyler. (11:30 p.m., 21+, $15)
And Vinyl hosts Chrizz Luvli on Saturday, along with Jontron, Kevin Alvez, Max Klaw, Jah Rocker and Kent Dub, plus Altered Egos, DJ Danny, DJ True and Dave Peacock. (9 p.m., 18+, $10)
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