It's July already -- do you know where you're getting your dance on this weekend? If you're not planning on visiting the Whomp Truck's monthly First Friday bash -- featuringThorazine
this month on 7th and Santa Fe, starting at 6 p.m. -- well, we've got plenty more options for your Friday night. And Saturday. And heck, Sunday, too! Keep reading to see what's on our Dance Card.
The Meadowlark hosts another session of the Blend with resident Sami Tee and special guest Joshua Heath, melding funk with grit in his house stylings. (9 p.m., $10 cover)
It's Cancer's turn on Zodiac Nights at Beta with DJ Petey vs. DJ Shares rocking the dance floor with pop hits and dance mixes. (9 p.m., 21+, no cover for ladies)
Coming off their one year anniversary, Beauty Bar is presenting its fourth installment of Get Whipped tonight. As usual, amazing drinks will be available, along with London Dungeon and Lust to keep you moving on the dance floor. (10 p.m., 21+, no cover)
Check out Bar Standard's newest Friday night special, Genie and a Bottle on the rooftop. Enjoy hookahs and bellydancers with Arabic, Persian and Far East beats mixed with your favorite Top 40 and dance tracks. (9 p.m., 21+)
EMP Audio presents "Obey the Duck" at the Church tonight; ADDIKT, NeviN, Entropy and Seth Orin will all be spinning sets. (9 p.m., 18+, no cover for ladies)
Not ready to quit at closing time? Have no fear. 2am always offers an after-hours retreat on Fridays with resident DJs Scott C and Smyl:e spinning the best underground. Get $5 off entry when you show your SoCO wristband from one of their other venues. (1:30 a.m., 18+)
Afterhours Anonymous/Mahesh Presents are doing it up Saturday night with Spectrum at Cluster Studios, featuring Tony Rodelli, Jimmy Maheras, Sean Michaels vs. Tommy Gray and DJ Sense vs. Ty Tek. (9:30 p.m, 21+, $10-$15)
On Saturday, Young Nightlife presents their fourth annual Fire & Ice event at Sutra with ice sculptures, a fashion show and much more, including music by DJs Bedz and Slavik. (9 p.m., 21+)
Sub.mission is invading Pete's Monkey Bar on Saturday night with the bass-heavy whomp the residents are known for. (9 p.m., $5 cover)
Milk is doing the holiday weekend right with Denver-based Synapse performing live with DJs Roland and Mike Rich on Saturday. They are returning from headlining a festival and concert appearances across the mid-west. Promising new material and other surprises. Who knows what that means? But it's worth checking out. (9 p.m., $5 cover after 10 p.m., no cover for ladies)
Funky Buddha welcome Fred Everything at House of Buddha on Saturday, while Jacqueline & Swank aka In2Deep support him to keep the crowd moving. (9 p.m., 21+)
Beta welcomes the return of Moguai on Saturday after his big debut in January. He is accompanied by Cognition, T-Rav and Marshall Monica, who will bring his "Gumbo Techno" to Denver. (7 p.m., 18+)
Once again on Saturday, 2am opens its doors late for those who don't want to stop. Soundpharmacy Saturdays offer rotating residents Kaya and Dorian Gray keeping you going till the sun comes up. (1:30 a.m., 18+)
House Heads Anonymous are keeping things rolling on Sunday on the Bar Standard patio for its anniversary party; Brandon Bass, Brett Starr, Devious D, Digital Disko, Ejay, Foster, Isaac H, Ivy, Joey M, Khalib, Shaggz and Travis Press are all slated to throw down sets. (2 p.m., 21+, no cover)
And the Blend is throwing down another party on Sunday, Love & Liberty, featuring Joshua Heath, DJ Sense, Jimmy Maheras, Brick Lee, Hoang, Sami Tee, Uriah West and Tommy Gray at Quixotes True Blue. (2 p.m., 21+, $10 cover)
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Vinyl is welcoming DJ Shane Stiel at Climax on the Roof Sunday. (4 p.m., 18+)
DJ Hype and MC Daddy Earl return from a decade long absence for a bass takeover at Beta. They are joined with Fury and Mystical Influence. A drum-and-bass night to blow your mind. (18+)
SIN Sundays at the Church for Denver's longest running service industry night. Resident DJs SlaveOne and Roland K rotating in the goth room with goth, industrial, dark indie, electro, '80s and more. Drink special all night and free entry for service industry folk with pay stub or work ID. (10 p.m., 18+)
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