Kicking off this week’s DC House Grooves Top Picks with this week’s Top Picks links. Just tap the link for each day to see my list of picks over on the Facebooks. Click through and RSVP to everything you’re interested in.
Right, let’s take a look at the highlights for this week. Thursday night, you’re best bet for quality deep grooves is Playlist at Eighteenth Street Lounge with Jubilee & Ramirez. No cover, just top quality underground house music all night long.
Saturday night is a big night at Flash, with Nü Androids throwing a spectacular across three floors, featuring Ghostly International‘s Tycho joined by Sol Selectas‘ KMLN and locals DJ Meegs & Marko Peli on the club level, Uptown House Experience with local heavyweights DJ Nav and Chadwick in the Green Room, and down in the bar, there’s another edition of Vibe with DJ Kochi, yours truly Andy Grant and Katrina Mir. Advanced tickets have completely sold out for this one, but there’ll be a few tix on the door if you get there early. Of course, the bar is no cover all night long, so join us in the bar for serious grooves all night long. Oh, and it’s extended bar hours at 4am, too!
Also recommended for Saturday night, The NeedleXchange returns with Jason Kendig (Honey Soundsystem), along with TNX residents Bil Todd, Baronhawk and Tommy Cornelis. Serious underground vibes in a warehouse space in North East DC, this one’s gonna be special! Advanced tickets recommended: $15 first release still available at time of writing.
On Sunday, close out your weekend at Eighteenth Street Lounge with Sam Burns‘ weekly residency in the Gold Room, Keenan Orr working his magic in the Main Room & Hold Tight with Martín Miguel open to close out on the patio. Straight fire across three dance floors. Always the best way to squeeze the very last drop of vibe out of the weekend!
Alternatively, for some local go-go flavor, join U Street Music Hall kicking off their eight birthday celebrations with Trouble Funk, ably supported by TNX‘s Baronhawk & The Sol Power All Stars. Advanced tickets recommended:
One last thing before I let you go, episode #67 of the Meet the Locals Podcast, featuring Baltimore’s Confetti the First. Deep tech with latin flavors and a touch of progressive, this one takes you on a journey.
You can catch Confetti the First this Saturday at Mischief presents: Cross-Pollination et tu Bootay edition at Zeba Bar, along with burner favorites The Barber Streisand, Paul Geddes, Raptorstein & more. $5 on the door all night, or free admission to anyone in Roman attire, so grab that bed sheet and save yourself a few bucks!
That’s it for this week’s edition of DC House Grooves Top Picks. I’ll be back next week with all the usual info on the best underground parties in and around DC. Big things happening next weekend…Lil Louis, anyone? See you on the dance floor.