Thanks in part to college students returning to Denver for the holidays, Thanksgiving Eve, this Wednesday, November 23, 2016, aka Drinksgiving aka Black (Out) Wednesday, is the biggest bar night of the year. We've rounded up a number of EDM events as well as concerts happening the night before Thanksgiving. See the full list below, and check back on this post, as we will update it as we hear about other events.
Tensnake, $10, 9 p.m., Club Vinyl German DJ and producer Marco Niemerski, who performs under the name Tensnake, knows a thing or two about house music and disco, as evidenced on his 2014 album, Glow. Niemerski also heads up his True Romance imprint.
Paris: 3rd Annual All Black Attire Party, $30/$50, 9 p.m., Exdo
This Paris-themed soiree, organized by Kevin Kain and Numerous Productions, features a birthday celebration for Yazz (from the television show Empire) as well as DJ Hollywood Cook, DJ Squizzy Taylor, KDJ Above, DJ Topshelf, DJ Ktone, Simes Carter and more.
Late Night Radio, $19.99-$25, 8 p.m., Ogden Theatre Alex Medellin's Late Night Radio is a project that has been creating a buzz lately, using samples to create hip-hop-styled electronic tracks. Russ Liquid Test, Flamingosis and Statik are also on the bill.
Bassted: Kill the Noise, $20, 9 p.m., Beta
Bassted is part of the three-night Bassgiving celebration that features New York-based EDM producer Kill the Noise on Wednesday, Ephwurd on Thanksgiving and a Pendulum DJ set on Friday, November 25.
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