Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

The Dancefloor is Family

Every week we will share with you where the best "Music-First" dance parties will be held across New York City. 

We believe that one night on the dancefloor can change your life. The right DJ, the right club, and the right people can lead to a transcendental experience that will alter the course of your life. Next minute, you’re spending every weekend under a disco ball. 

Whether you become a disco freak, a house head, or a techno raver, we are lucky to live in a city that supports all these styles and more. There is a sense of community in the NYC music scene that is unlike any other city in the world. It could be because of the history of dance music, you know, with club culture starting here, or the fact that a lot of people living in New York are transplants, so your dancefloor friends become your family. And families support each other.

In our listings below we have featured a party in support of a DJ’s mother who needs medical treatment. These sorts of parties are not uncommon in Brooklyn. When Bossa Nova Civic Club flooded in 2022, a number of clubs held fundraisers to help the pivotal club recover and eventually reopen. Monthly queer party The Carry Nation has a donation box at the entrance where they encourage party goers to donate, if they can, with the cash to be donated to a member of their community in need. The Carry Nation matches every dollar raised with proceeds from the party. 

Being able to help people at a time when they need it most while celebrating life on the dancefloor is something we as New Yorkers can be very proud of.


NYC Nightlife 6/7-6/11

7.20 - House of Paurro Fundraiser at Good Room

Joyous house music, bad ass breaks, loopy techno and mind-melting acid in the name of community, this is what it’s all about. Paurro is bringing together some of Brooklyn’s best at Good Room this Thursday with proceeds of the party going towards medical costs for her mother, who needs treatment for various tumors in her body. The night will include sets from JubileeJADALAREIGNLove InjectionEscaFlowne b2b fleet.dreams and Paurro herself.

7.21 - The Illustrious Blacks at House of Yes

The Illustrious Blacks are afro, electro, space disco punks on a mission to change the world one beat at a time. At least, according to their bio they are. The reality is, Manchildblack and Monstah Black exist on their own planet. Taking their cues from bands like Parliament Funkadelic, the married couple marry futuristic funk, hypnotic house, and cosmic pop. It’s not specified whether the duo will be doing a live set or DJ set at House of Yes this Friday but regardless, it’s worth a trip to outer space with them.

7.22 - Classixx - 10 Years of Hanging Gardens at Elsewhere

If the words indie sleaze, bloghaus, or nu disco bring back all the feels of the 2010s, then Elsewhere has the party for you this Saturday. LA duo Classixx is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their album Hanging Gardens and they’ve invited fellow heroes of the scene Alan Braxe & DJ FalconWashed Out, and Touch Sensitive to celebrate. The line up of support DJs features some of Brooklyn’s finest with sets from Planet BFundido, Lauren Goulet and Ale at the day-to-night party.

7.22 - Razor-N-Tape Takeover at Good Room

It’s been almost 11 years since Razor-N-Tape put out their first record and in the time since they’ve become one of the most important disco and house labels in the world. Their 100+ catalog includes releases by the likes of Late Night Tuff GuyDimitri From Brooklyn (aka Dimitri From Paris), Midnight MagicEli Escobar, and Yuksek, just to name a few. Lucky for us, they’re based in Brooklyn and the crew is taking over Good Room this Saturday where label founders JKriv and Aaron Dae will be joined by Jacques RenaultDuane Harriott and Sunny Cheeba.

Follow the links for mixes and playlists from the DJs and Musical Hosts who will be playing at these venues.
Stay Mellow and High friends - don't forget to have fun.

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