Weekend's best dance bets: Sebastian Ingrosso, Kraddy and more

DJ Craze has been tearing up turntables for decades; he's a three-time DMC World Championship winner and can juggle beats (and genres) like there's no tomorrow. He'll surely test out Beta's superb sound system tonight; Sureshot and Thorazine will open for this bass-lover. (9 p.m., 18+, $10)

Full Flavor Fridays hosts Andrew Emil this round at Bar Standard; he'll bring the Chicago-house flavor to the Mile High City. Pnut and Seth Nichols will provide opening support. (9 p.m., 21+, $10)

Communikey and Inciting have teamed up to bring Berlin's own Sven Weisemann to Shine in Boulder tonight; Attentat, Pandemix and John Templeton will also take turns hitting the decks. (9 p.m., 21+)

Get some heat at Wasabi tonight with Orpheus, DMTree and Souljourn at the Millennium Harvest House Hotel in Boulder, a perfect place to get your dance on in the People's Republic. (9 p.m., all ages, $5 suggested donation)

Beauty Bar hosts an Evening With Treehouse Collective tonight; the crew promises to dig deep in the crates for your house-music fix. (9 p.m., 21+, no cover)

And Groove Colony will take over the Funky Buddha on Friday with live art, visuals and more. DJs Seth Nichols and Kevin Callison will provide the tunes; get your groove on. (21+)

Another DMC World Champion, DJ Qbert, will headline Casselman's on Saturday night; DJ Image, Kosha Dillz, Jane Bang, Sound Supreme and Dave Morris will do their best to keep up with the mix master. (7 p.m., 21+, $10-$18)

The former Glitch Mob member and glitch-hop favorite, Kraddy, returns to the area on Saturday -- to Boulder's Fox Theatre, this time -- with Paul Basic and Wick-It the Instigator. (8:30 p.m., all ages, $13-$18)

Sebastian Ingrosso, one-third of the legendary Swedish House Mafia, headlines Beta on Saturday night with Dragon and Tommy Michael. (9 p.m., 18+, $40)

Ejay and Ces of Spellbound fame will provide tunes at a Mixology Party at Ghost Plate & Tap on Saturday night; mixologist Anika Zappe of Linger will be serving up concoctions. (5 p.m., 21+, no cover)

The Whomp Truck is hosting JPOD for his first-ever Denver appearance on Saturday, in conjunction with Band Kitty; Willy Whompa, Coult 45, Citrus, Just Ben and Alert will also be dropping the basslines at a to-be-announced location (keep your eye on their Facebook page for info). (21+, 9 p.m., $10, BYOB)

Lumonics hosts Harmonic Convergence on Saturday night; not only will there be crystal bowls and yoga, but there will also be tunes by Hazy Meadow on the decks. (8 p.m., all ages, $12)

The Dirty Funk Squad returns to Opal on Saturday night; Dylan, the Shiva and Heather Suzanne will drop their beats. (9 p.m., 21+, no cover)

On Saturday, Roots and AAMP are bringing in half of Visionquest, Ryan Crosson and Lee Curtiss, to Cluster Studios; the two will spin an extended set together, and there will also be music by Halo, Angel Castro and Mikerobot. (21+, 10 p.m., $20)

And in true afterhours fashion, AAMP is hosting Blurred Vision on Sunday morning, a messy recovery party with John Templeton, Seth Nichols, Computer Tutor and more (including what will no doubt be some much-needed mimosas and PBR), all at 2200. (7 a.m., 21+)

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