Weekend Dance Card: Mother Earth Sound System, Frivolous and Manufactured Superstars

Mother Earth Sound System and CrowdPleaser's NYE 2010 at the Werks features up-and-coming techno DJ Patrick Russell. Hailing from Detroit, Russell also has a few original productions and remixes under his belt. CrowdPleaser and MESS DJs Tess, Deciprocal and Scott Everett warm up the main floor. Chill out room hosted by Bones, Technic 9, Just Ben, Cardinal and Shaggz. A portion of the proceeds goes to Mission Wear, a non-profit group that promotes women's rehabilitation and environmental sustainability. (9pm-5am, $15-$20, 21+)

Vancouver's Frivolous headlines CMKY NYE at Apex Movement in Boulder. Also known as Daniel Gardner, Frivolous laid down a genre defying set at the 2009 Communikey Festival. His forthcoming album, Meteorology, will be released February 11th on Cadenza Records. Opening support provided by CMKY DJs Brandon Brown, Patty Hertz and Papyrus, and local acts Fuck and Play and James Reagent. (10pm-6am, $10-$20, 21+)

Beta's New Year's Eve line-up features P.U.N.C.H.I.S. in the Beatport Lounge. As a special New Year's Eve treat, the club has booked Denver-expats Little Mike (now living in Berlin) and Wyatt Earp (New York City) of the Casa Del Soul collective. P.U.N.C.H.I.S. DJs Angel Castro and Jens Irish start the evening off upstairs, while the main floor downstairs features Manufactured Superstars, DJ Shares and VJ Basquez. (8pm-2am, $20, 21+)