The best EDM in Denver this weekend

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.


Mark Farina plays mushroom jazz, and that's just the way it is. Seamlessly fusing funk, soul, jazz, and hip-hop into a fluid soundtrack, Farina has grown into a household name at Bar Standard where he regularly plays sets in what could be called his home away from home. Denver Disco prides itself on bringing nu-disco to the masses, but when Mark Farina gets behind the decks. disco goes rogue and turns into a nostalgic funk fest where nothing is safe from the remixing skills of one of the best in the game. Catch him with Uriah West at Bar Standard (9 p.m., 21+, $10 and up) -- Britt Chester

SAT | HUXLEY at VINYL | 3/22/14

House music can usually be identified by region, whether it's the sassy, soulful Chicago house sound that was so prevalent in the mid-'90s or the slightly slower, smoother tunes produced in San Francisco in the early '00s. Lately, the scene revolving around underground warehouse parties in the United Kingdom has produced some of the most interesting, playful house you'll ever hear. Huxley has emerged from that crowded field as perhaps its singular talent. No easy feat, that -- but Huxley has done it, releasing tracks on an enviable roster of labels (including Fear of Flying and 20:20 Vision) and establishing himself as a master of bass-heavy melodic music. His style is fast-paced and eclectic; he pulls samples from a variety of sources and blends them together beautifully, creating a quixotic patchwork sound that hangs together like it was made to be played that way. (9 p.m., 18+, $5-$20)


Soul Clap headlines HOME at NORAD with Keepers and Uncle Buck also in attendance. (9 p.m., 21+, $10-$15)

Beta hosts Funtcase with Fury and Subliminal for some Friday night bass flavorings. (9 p.m., 18+, $10)


Thomas Gold takes over the main floor at Beta with Cognition + T-Rav and Jaceo + Vedic. (9 p.m., 18+, $20)

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.