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Weekend's best dance bets: Sebastian Ingrosso, Kraddy and more

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This weekend's Dance Card is stacked once again. As always, if you feel like dancing, there's no shortage of places for you to get your groove on: DJ Craze and Kraddy return to the area for all you bass-lovers, and Sebastian Ingrosso, one-third of the legendary Swedish House Mafia, comprise this weekend's best dance bets. Prepare to get your dance on! Page down for the full rundown. DJ Craze has been tearing up turntables for decades; he's a three-time DMC World Championship winner and can juggle beats (and genres) like there's no tomorrow. He'll surely test out Beta's superb sound system tonight; Sureshot and Thorazine will open for this bass-lover. (9 p.m., 18+, $10)

Full Flavor Fridays hosts Andrew Emil this round at Bar Standard; he'll bring the Chicago-house flavor to the Mile High City. Pnut and Seth Nichols will provide opening support. (9 p.m., 21+, $10)

Communikey and Inciting have teamed up to bring Berlin's own Sven Weisemann to Shine in Boulder tonight; Attentat, Pandemix and John Templeton will also take turns hitting the decks. (9 p.m., 21+)

Get some heat at Wasabi tonight with Orpheus, DMTree and Souljourn at the Millennium Harvest House Hotel in Boulder, a perfect place to get your dance on in the People's Republic. (9 p.m., all ages, $5 suggested donation)

Beauty Bar hosts an Evening With Treehouse Collective tonight; the crew promises to dig deep in the crates for your house-music fix. (9 p.m., 21+, no cover)

And Groove Colony will take over the Funky Buddha on Friday with live art, visuals and more. DJs Seth Nichols and Kevin Callison will provide the tunes; get your groove on. (21+)

Another DMC World Champion, DJ Qbert, will headline Casselman's on Saturday night; DJ Image, Kosha Dillz, Jane Bang, Sound Supreme and Dave Morris will do their best to keep up with the mix master. (7 p.m., 21+, $10-$18)

The former Glitch Mob member and glitch-hop favorite, Kraddy, returns to the area on Saturday -- to Boulder's Fox Theatre, this time -- with Paul Basic and Wick-It the Instigator. (8:30 p.m., all ages, $13-$18)

Sebastian Ingrosso, one-third of the legendary Swedish House Mafia, headlines Beta on Saturday night with Dragon and Tommy Michael. (9 p.m., 18+, $40)

Ejay and Ces of Spellbound fame will provide tunes at a Mixology Party at Ghost Plate & Tap on Saturday night; mixologist Anika Zappe of Linger will be serving up concoctions. (5 p.m., 21+, no cover)

The Whomp Truck is hosting JPOD for his first-ever Denver appearance on Saturday, in conjunction with Band Kitty; Willy Whompa, Coult 45, Citrus, Just Ben and Alert will also be dropping the basslines at a to-be-announced location (keep your eye on their Facebook page for info). (21+, 9 p.m., $10, BYOB)

Lumonics hosts Harmonic Convergence on Saturday night; not only will there be crystal bowls and yoga, but there will also be tunes by Hazy Meadow on the decks. (8 p.m., all ages, $12)

The Dirty Funk Squad returns to Opal on Saturday night; Dylan, the Shiva and Heather Suzanne will drop their beats. (9 p.m., 21+, no cover)

On Saturday, Roots and AAMP are bringing in half of Visionquest, Ryan Crosson and Lee Curtiss, to Cluster Studios; the two will spin an extended set together, and there will also be music by Halo, Angel Castro and Mikerobot. (21+, 10 p.m., $20)

And in true afterhours fashion, AAMP is hosting Blurred Vision on Sunday morning, a messy recovery party with John Templeton, Seth Nichols, Computer Tutor and more (including what will no doubt be some much-needed mimosas and PBR), all at 2200. (7 a.m., 21+)

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