Did your lofty bet on Always Dreaming pay off this weekend? Well, it’s time to trade in that real big hat and your Kentucky Derby winnings for club clothes and show tickets, because New York City is hopping this week. Set your sights on different tracks with these club sets where you’ve got nothing to lose and unlimited cool points to gain:
1.) Claude VonStroke @ Output (Thursday, May 11) – Dirtybird Records founder, Claude VonStroke, is sure to make that booty go Barrump this Thursday when he headlines this week’s house-heavy INPUT party, built by MeanRed. Get tickets HERE.
2.) LIGHTSOUT: 001 featuring EPROM @ The Knitting Factory (Friday, May 12). – Shit gets dark at The Knitting Factory this Friday when Good Looks Collective premieres their debut sensory deprivation experiment, LIGHTSOUT. Music is the focus of this event, as guests will be required to lock up their phones in one of Yondr’s customized cell-phone lock boxes before lights go out at 10 PM sharp. Brooklyn’s Massada Rock Sound System is bringing their high-powered reggae/dub sound system and rising DJ, EPROM, takes a backlit stage at this unique, distraction-free show. Get tickets HERE.
3.) Theo Kottis @ Schimanski (Friday, May 12). – Touting tracks on revered labels including Moda Black, Anjunadeep and Sasha’s Last Night on Earth, Scottish producer Theo Kottis has released more chart topping hits in his fledgling career than most have achieved over decades. He takes a break from his legendary residency at Glasgow’s Sub Club for a rare appearance at Schimanski New York this Friday. Get tickets HERE.
4.) Pink Mammoth and DJ Three @ House of Yes (Saturday, May 13) – Didn’t score tickets to this year’s Burning Man event? You can still get your kicks (sans dust storms) at House of Yes this Saturday when San Francisco-based collective, Pink Mammoth, and tech-house visionary, DJ Three, bring the Playa Vibes right to the heart of Bushwick for a radical, community-focused night of music, art and entertainment. Get tickets HERE.
5.) Tiga & Danny Daze: All Night Long @ Output (Saturday, May 13). – On Saturday, I wanna go dancing with you, dancing with you, all night dancing. Thankfully, two of Europe’s most celebrated tech-house producers, Tiga and Danny Daze, are joining forces to keep you grooving ’til daybreak. Meanwhile, Noir will be keeping the Panther Room dimly LIT with deliciously dark techno. *Bonus points if you pregame on The Roof during Thomas Jack‘s sun drenched, tropical house party and manage to make it through the rest of the night. Get tickets HERE.