Did you know that today is the 2017 Summer Solstice? That means it’s totally acceptable to push those late night boundaries to the next level. It’s what the sun would want, after all. Now that the summer season is officially underway, it’s time to start amping up your party schedule, and the weekend’s upcoming NYC Pride festivities should put that in the bag. Brooklyn is delivering on all fronts this week with cat-lady inspired raves, rare club sets and much more. Check out our top picks in this week’s Club Crush.
1.) Deep Space Brooklyn Pride feat. Francois K, Eli Escobar and The Illustrious Blacks @ Output (Wednesday, June 21st) – It’s the longest day of the year, so you’ll have plenty of time to add a club outing to today’s scheduled activities. French legend, Francois K, joins forces with Tiki Disco’s Eli Escobar and The Illustrious Blacks (Monstah Black and Manchild Black) for an intergalactic party like no other. There’s a lot on the Pride roster this weekend, so you’ll have to get started early to fit it all in. Get tickets HERE.
2.) PRIDE feat. Horse Meat Disco and Ron Like Hell @ Output (Friday, June 23rd) – The UK’s infamous “Disco Daddies” return to Brooklyn this Friday, for what’s sure to be one of the sexiest unofficial Pride parties of the weekend. The collective takes their residency to Output’s main room this Friday, with support from local producer and half of WRECKEDnyc, Ron Like Hell. House diva, Octo Octa and dreamy duo BUTCHED are taking over the Panther Room with heart-pumping tech house. Dust off your leather gear, AND LIVE, honey! Tickets at door. Get more info HERE.
3.) MK @ Schimanski NYC (Friday, June 23rd) – World-renowned DJ and producer Marc Kinchen aka MK stops off at Schimanski NYC for a house-heavy homecoming this Friday. The former Bedstuy resident has wowed us every time we’ve had the pleasure of seeing him spin sets at Output, Sugar Hill Disco and festivals across the country. His talents are sure to shine bright at the intimate, immersive venue on N. 11th Street. Get tickets HERE.
4.) Space Cats with Chrissy @ House of Yes (Friday, June 23rd) – Blast off into MEOW-ter space this Saturday when House of Yes hosts a cat-themed party of cosmic proportions! Chrissy, Ryan Clover, Fabi Jugo and more provide the purrfect playlist for you to show off your sequin cat suits and all-over feline prints on the furrocious dance floor. Bonus points if you pre-game with your kitties over catnip. Embrace your inner cat-lady, and get tickets HERE.
5.) Prok & Fitch @ Analog (Saturday, June 24th) – Hot off the release of their new EP The Noddling Dog, acclaimed UK tech-house duo Prok & Fitch are making Analog the first stop on their 2017 North American Tour. We’ve also got some tips that the powerhouse producers be unveiling their highly anticipated, Sweet Sixteen remix of Green Velvet‘s La La Land during upcoming sets. We saw these guys throw down at Martina Beach Club during The BPM Festival in January, and can attest that this rare NYC appearance is not to be missed! Get tickets HERE.