DC House Grooves Top Picks Halloween 2017 Edition October 26 to October 29

Welcome to a very special Halloween edition of DC House Grooves Top Picks! Why so special, you ask? Well, it’s special because I’m filing this week’s edition from Cluj-Napoca, capital of Transylvania, which I’m visiting on day job biz. The fact that I’ve even found the time to do it when I’m not even going to be around for any of these events makes it kinda special! I’ve just got a few minutes for a quick post before I head out into the Transylvanian night (a lot less exciting than it sounds), so let’s make this count. If you read last week’s DC House Grooves Top Picks Halloween Preview 2017, then you already know about all the good stuff and have no doubt already bought your tickets, but this post right here also includes full details of all the other good stuff happening over Halloween weekend. Sadly, the planned Church of Freaks party on Friday night has been canceled due to events outside of the promoter’s control, but there’s still plenty more events to choose from to get your freak on this weekend. On Friday, I recommend checking out Foundation Fridays at Flash, then sticking around for Detroit Swindle with Martín Miguel, with The Ghost in the Green Room and Silicon Based Lifeform featuring Discwoman‘s Juana, Ron Jackson, Doctor D & Darius Twin in the Flash Bar. For afters, head to Nomads Only DC‘s warehouse event featuring Maxi Stores, Navbox, Edo & Taiga. Early bird tix are still available for just $10 if you move fast.

Nomads Only DC RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1878547965794447
Advanced Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1029586

Nomads Only DC Halloween with Maxi Stores, Navbox, Edo & Taiga at Warehouse Location

Also on Friday, for all you heads needing your Deep Sugar fix after last week’s Haunted Beach House event, there’s a Deep Sugar pop up after hours at Factory 17 in Baltimore on Friday with the girl squad Ultra Naté Lisa Moody. You know it makes sense!

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/130375854387122/

Deep Sugar Pop Up Luscious Decks After House with Ultra Naté & Lisa Moody at Factory 17, Baltimore

Saturday night, my Top Pick for a freaky fun time is to head to Jimmy Valentine’s Annual Halloween Bash with Kochi, DJ Ramirez, Lyssa, Katrina Mir, Tim Jackson & Jandro at Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts Club. This annual costume mandatory party is always a crazy night… just make sure you’ve got your costume sorted! Advanced tickets are just $15, or if you’re up for a boozy do, it’s just $70 for top shelf open bar all night long! Best deal in town if you’re planning on really going for it!

Jimmy V’s Halloween RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/121577798530892/
Advanced Tickets: https://jvlhcllc.ticketspice.com/halloween-2017-jimmy-valentines

jimmy valentines halloween

If you’re up for a full on warehouse experience Saturday night, DC has you covered!  Flash Loop are celebrating Halloween with two of Detroit’s finest, Delano Smith  Stacey Pullen, with some of DC’s finest in support: NavboxSolomon SanchezAlex Eljaiek Mina. Anyone who’s been to one of Flash Loop‘s Halloween extravangazas knows that they pull out all the stops for a fully themed experience. Proper sound, great vibes. If that sounds like your cup of tea, grab your tix using the link below.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1756369054664012/
Advanced Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1025651

Flesh off with Stacey Pullen, Delano Smith, Navbox, Solomon Sanchez, Mina & Alex Eljaiek at Warehouse Location

Sequence are also celebrating Halloween on Saturday with Sequence.666 featuring Phase Fatale, Arthur Kimskii, Lyceum & Juana at a warehouse location. You know you’re in for a spooky good time with the Sequence crew, with all the true heads assembled. Advanced tickets strongly recommended…check the link below.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/355026568271748/
Advanced Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1019690

SEQUENCE.666_Phase Fatale with Phase Fatale, Arthur Kimskii, Lyceum & Juana at Secret Location

Another great option for a freaky good time on Saturday is the TNX Occult Acid Freakout with Justin Cudmore (The Bunker, NY) & TNX Residents at DC9 Nightclub. Details and tix using the link below.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/118761505469516
Advanced Tickets: http://bit.do/TNXJCFRKOUT

TNX Occult Acid Freakout with Justin Cudmore (The Bunker, NY) & TNX Residents at DC9 Nightclub

My last highlight for Saturday night is for those of you who can’t face the warehouse party crowds and want to get away from it all with some proper house party vibes. If that sounds like you, then seek out off the record Halloween with Luv Jam, Dj Nav & Samantha Francesca. I’d like to tell you more, but it’s, ya know, off the record. Seriously, though, Luv Jam! Nippy vibes until the sun comes up.

Sunday’s highlights include Sundays Rooftop with Detroit’s PunisherBenoit, on the patio at Eighteenth Street Lounge, while Sam Burns and Baltimore legend Teddy Douglas hold things down in the gold room, and the second edition of Saeed Younan‘s new party at Public BarSintimate Rooftop Sessions Halloween Edition with Cocodrills, Bell & J Tek Sami%Suyung at Public Bar. Both great options for closing out an incredible Halloween weekend!

Below you’ll find my full list of DC House Grooves Top Picks for Halloween weekend, along with event flyers, event links and ticket links where appropriate. Before getting into that, though, here’s the full recording from last Saturday’s Resident Nights at Flash with  Charles MartinAndy GrantAlex Eljaiek and Oliver Caine, which had to be one of the best nights I’ve ever had at Flash Huge thanks to everyone who came out, to Navid for inviting us to play, and to everyone on the team at Flash for making everything run smoothly on the night. You guys rock! Already looking forward to next time 🙂

OK, here’s all my Top Picks for the weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Time to make some tough choices! Come back next week, same time, same place, for full info on all the best underground house and electronic music events Thursday through Sunday. DC House Grooves has all the good stuff!

Thursday October 26

ESL Thursday with John Jazz & Playlist with Lyssa, Ramirez & Kaylasoul at Eighteenth Street Lounge

ESL Thursday with John Jazz & Playlist with Lyssa, Ramirez & Kaylasoul at Eighteenth Street Lounge

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/360730171047913/

Preview Happy Hour with Just Sea & DJ Symmetrical at Flash

Preview Happy Hour with Just Sea & DJ Symmetrical at Flash

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/159425147985234/

Hot Since 82 with Enamour at U Street Music Hall

Hot Since 82 with Enamour at U Street Music Hall

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/278510145888403/

House Music Happy Hour with DJ Curtis Lee & Earnest Fountain Jr at Mythology Restaurant & Lounge

House Music Happy Hour with DJ Curtis Lee & Earnest Fountain Jr at Mythology Restaurant & Lounge

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1404366212943930/

Friday October 27

Foundation Fridays feat. Yola (Grand Ancestor) at Flash

Foundation Fridays feat. Yola (Grand Ancestor) at Flash

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/283253245524912/

Detroit Swindle with Martín Miguel at Flash, with The Ghost in the Green Room and Silicon Based Lifeform with Juana, Ron Jackson, Doctor D & Darius Twin in the Flash Bar

Detroit Swindle with Martín Miguel at Flash, with The Ghost in the Green Room and Silicon Based Lifeform with Juana, Ron Jackson, Doctor D & Darius Twin in the Flash Bar

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/328130224300642/

Nomads Only DC Halloween with Maxi Stores, Navbox, Edo & Taiga at Warehouse Location

Nomads Only DC Halloween with Maxi Stores, Navbox, Edo & Taiga at Warehouse Location

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1878547965794447
Advanced Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1029586

ESL Friday with Michael the Lion, Jarett Tebbets, Trev-ski, Stylus Chris & Mr Bonkerz at Eighteenth Street Lounge

ESL Friday with Michael the Lion, Jarett Tebbets, Trev-ski, Stylus Chris & Mr Bonkerz at Eighteenth Street Lounge

Info: https://www.facebook.com/18thStLounge/

ArtLure Halloween Pop Up Art Show with Symmetrical & Jaime Amaya at Mellow Mushroom

ArtLure Halloween Pop Up Art Show with Symmetrical & Jaime Amaya at Mellow Mushroom

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/322512668213449

BZZT! With Mike Harvey, Arthur Loves Plastic & Ruby Superfuntime at Studio Ga Ga

BZZT! With Mike Harvey, Arthur Loves Plastic & Ruby Superfuntime at Studio Ga Ga

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/118846032144231

The Speakeasy Disco with Dee Clark & Sparse Cholesky at Backbar

The Speakeasy Disco with Dee Clark & Sparse Cholesky at Backbar

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/150877455516064

Deep Tech XV Halloween Edition with Das Bruno, Alex Noize, Koty, Mr Wright & Pershan at Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts Club

Deep Tech XV Halloween Edition with Das Bruno, Alex Noize, Koty, Mr Wright & Pershan at Jimmy Valentine's Lonely Hearts Club

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1765563520409557/
Advanced Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deep-tech-xv-das-bruno-halloween-edition-1027-tickets-38979810663

Synthesis presents: Stranger Synth Costume Party with Christopher Lawrence at U Street Music Hall

Synthesis presents: Stranger Synth Costume Party with Christopher Lawrence at U Street Music Hall

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/352485025181313
Advanced Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1557448

Deep Sugar Pop Up Luscious Decks After House with Ultra Naté & Lisa Moody at Factory 17, Baltimore

Deep Sugar Pop Up Luscious Decks After House with Ultra Naté & Lisa Moody at Factory 17, Baltimore

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/130375854387122/

4 Hours of Funk Halloween Costume Party with Graham Hatke & Fleg at The Windup Space, Baltimore

4 Hours of Funk Halloween Costume Party with Graham Hatke & Fleg at The Windup Space, Baltimore

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/856278044525147

Saturday October 28

Jimmy Valentine’s Annual Halloween Bash with Kochi, DJ Ramirez, Lyssa, Katrina Mir, Tim Jackson & Jandro at Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts Club

jimmy valentines halloween

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/121577798530892/
Advanced Tickets: https://jvlhcllc.ticketspice.com/halloween-2017-jimmy-valentines

Flesh off with Stacey Pullen, Delano Smith, Navbox, Solomon Sanchez, Mina & Alex Eljaiek at Warehouse Location

Flesh off with Stacey Pullen, Delano Smith, Navbox, Solomon Sanchez, Mina & Alex Eljaiek at Warehouse Location

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1756369054664012/
Advanced Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1025651

off the record. Halloween with Luv Jam, Dj Nav &Samantha Francesca at Secret Location

off the record. Halloween with Luv Jam, Dj Nav & Samantha F at Secret Location

Advanced Tickets: TBD

SEQUENCE.666_Phase Fatale with Phase Fatale, Arthur Kimskii, Lyceum & Juana at Secret Location

SEQUENCE.666_Phase Fatale with Phase Fatale, Arthur Kimskii, Lyceum & Juana at Secret Location

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/355026568271748/
Advanced Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1019690

TNX Occult Acid Freakout with Justin Cudmore (The Bunker, NY) & TNX Residents at DC9 Nightclub

TNX Occult Acid Freakout with Justin Cudmore (The Bunker, NY) & TNX Residents at DC9 Nightclub

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/118761505469516
Advanced Tickets: http://bit.do/TNXJCFRKOUT

A Meso Creso Halloween: Carnaval of Curiosities with Soohan, Illexxandra, Anandroid, Beatrix, Mettabbana, Raha Wala & v:shal Kanwar at Warehouse Location

A Meso Creso Halloween: Carnaval of Curiosities with Soohan, Illexxandra, Anandroid, Beatrix, Mettabbana, Raha Wala & v:shal Kanwar at Warehouse Location

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1796819063946136/
Advanced Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-meso-creso-halloween-carnaval-of-curiosities-tickets-37981276019

U Hell with Amtrac & Will Eastman at U Street Music Hall

U Hell with Amtrac & Will Eastman at U Street Music Hall

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/123805838269291
Advanced Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1553101

ESL Saturday with Aaron DRM, Bastard Jazz, DJ Budman, John Bowen & Thomas Blondet at Eighteenth Street Lounge

ESL Saturday with Aaron DRM, Bastard Jazz, DJ Budman, John Bowen & Thomas Blondet at Eighteenth Street Lounge

Info: https://www.facebook.com/18thStLounge/

Androids-o-Ween: Gryffin & Autograf at Flash with Hearts Collective featuring Fort Fairmont, District & Circle, Tezrah, Sarasbrodir & Zacheser in the Green Room at Dusk with DJ Soul in the Flash Bar

Androids-o-Ween: Gryffin & Autograf at Flash with Hearts Collective featuring Fort Fairmont, District & Circle, Tezrah, Sarasbrodir & Zacheser in the Green Room at Dusk with DJ Soul in the Flash Bar

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1469924683096644/

SubDistrick with J.A.N., Paturn, Rogue State & Julez at Backbar

SubDistrick with J.A.N., Paturn, Rogue State & Julez at Backbar

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/433088683753754/

Sunday October 29

Younan Music presents Sintimate Rooftop Sessions Halloween Edition with Cocodrills, Bell & J Tek & Sami%Suyung at Public Bar

Younan Music presents Sintimate Rooftop Sessions Halloween Edition with Cocodrills, Bell & J Tek & Sami%Suyung at Public Bar

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/124780421518485/

ESL Mujeres Para Puerto Rico Fundraiser with DJ Kool Flash, Cyd, DJ M Dot & Fancy at Eigheenth Street Lounge

ESL Mujeres Para Puerto Rico Fundraiser with DJ Kool Flash, Cyd, DJ M Dot & Fancy at Eigheenth Street Lounge

Info: https://www.facebook.com/18thStLounge/

ESL Sunday with Sam “The Man” Burns, Teddy Douglas, DJ M Dot and Sundays Rooftop with Punisher & Benoit at Eighteenth Street Lounge

sundays rooftop punisher

ESL Sunday with Sam "The Man" Burns, Teddy Douglas, DJ M Dot and Sundays Rooftop with Punisher & Benoit at Eighteenth Street Lounge

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/147827785831267/

DC House Grooves Top Picks September 21 to September 24

Super fun musical shennanigans last Saturday as the DC House Grooves crew broadcast our first live stream to YouTube on the new Underground Quality Live channel. The first of many shows to come from our crew and other quality underground DJs the world over. Head over and subscribe so you don’t miss a beat, and check out the archive of Satutrday night’s show while you’re there. Three hours of quality underground grooves from Andy Grant, Ramirez and Katrina Mir. Our next show is on September 30 at 10pm ET. Hope you can tune in!

DC House Grooves Show episode #09: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfr_TfTVw-I
Episode #10 info: https://www.facebook.com/events/325205207942435/