JOSH WINK @ NORAD | SAT, 7/6/13 Before the days of CDJs and beat-matching software, mix masters spun sets on vinyl turntables for packed warehouse parties filled with dancers. Those were the days when Josh Wink first rose to prominence. The legend's Philadelphia roots have been well documented elsew ... More >>
GREEN VELVET @ BETA | SAT, 4/13/13 Curtis Alan Jones created the Green Velvet persona to head up his deejaying gigs, and in the early 1990s, his productions (including "The Stalker" and "Preacher Man") gained the attention of dance fiends all over the world. The Chicago house legend has been refinin ... More >>
FUR COAT @ NORAD | SAT, 3/9/13 Fur Coat hit the international scene hard last year after Damian Lazarus signed the act to his illustrious Crosstown Rebels label. Riding that wave of exposure, tracks like "Fall's Out," "You and I" and "Space Ballad" garnered hundreds of thousands of spins on dance fl ... More >>
TINI @ NORAD | SAT, 2/23/13 tINI holds down residencies in Ibiza, London and other high-profile cities all over the world as well as in her native Germany; despite her name, she's clearly a force to be reckoned with. Then again, her moniker is just as likely a nod to her minimalist techno vibe as it ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Feel like dancing? You've come to the right place. Regardless of your taste, we've got your covered, whether you have the gumption to lost in a Traversable Wormhole or simply lose your inhibitions on the dancefloor at Beta with the likes of Gabriel & Dresden providing the sou ... More >>
Greetings, weekend warriors! Ready to get your groove on? Good. The Dance Card is stacked again this weekend with Skylab 2012: Mission Blackout at the Denver Coliseum with Gareth Emery, Porter Robinson and more, the Crystal Method hits Beta, Sammy Bananas drops by TheHundred party at Beauty Bar, the ... More >>
Another full dance card this weekend: Sub.mission celebrates its fifth anniversary with a big blowout at City Hall on Saturday, Connie (in her first-ever Denver set) and Ana Sia are both bringing the girl power in different genres this weekend, and they're balanced out by duo Thugfucker in that act' ... More >>
The last thing you want to do is start out 2012 in debt, right? We feel your pain -- and believe it or not, you can have a fun (and affordable!) night out on New Year's Eve. Keep reading for the top ten events that prove our point...
Lexi Fey.Looking for somewhere to shake your ass this weekend? We've got you covered with events in both the mainstream and underground dance worlds. Tonight, several old-schoolers -- including LL Bishop, Smyl:E, Om, Lexi Fey and Chris Irvin -- man the DJ decks at Chances Grill. Late night f ... More >>
This Friday, Afterhours Anonymous brings you its Spring Social featuring DJ Foxx, Ben A, Joey B, Bones and Quinn at miniBAR in Cherry Creek. The oh-so-cleverly-named crew threw one of Denver's best and most exclusive New Year's Eve parties this year by reuniting the entire Casa del Soul Col ... More >>
Warm is the new Thursday night house music weekly at Gallery 22 (formerly the Loft at 821 22nd Street). This week, special guest Kurt Yates joins Warm residents Joey M, Louis Marr and Brandon Bass on DJ duty. Yates was a former resident at Soma during the Boulder nightclub's heyday in the e ... More >>
This past February, when we started putting together the 2010 Westword Music Showcase, we posted an item asking you how we could improve our annual music festival, this year set for Saturday, June 19, in the Golden Triangle (if you haven't already purchased your tickets, you can still buy d ... More >>
What Silvana likes, Silvana gets
From the week of March 1, 2001
Promoters hurry to get their acts together -- before parents, police and the courts decide the party's over.
DJ Aztec has climbed to the top of Denver dance by doing things his way.