What's The Haps?

We're bringing the heat in January, literally (hot drinks) and figuratively (dope selectors). Read about it all in our monthly e-zine.

Nowadays is cover-free except for indoors on Thursdays after 7pm, Friday and Saturday nights after 10pm and Sundays after 3pm (it's always free to come hang out back). If you're interested in private rentals or reservations, email cyn.s1548208776yadaw1548208776on@st1548208776neve1548208776. If you ever have a question about how our plans might affect your plans, drop us a line at cyn.s1548208776yadaw1548208776on@ol1548208776leh1548208776. See you soon!


Thursday, January 24

Planetarium: Hypnotic Spa and Bryan Kasenic DJing and Løt.te Performing Live

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Our resident selectors and special guests play everything from ambient and electronic music to pre-war blues and psychedelic rock, and often live performances are woven throughout.

For this installment, Planetarium residents Hypnotic Spa (DJ Sofiia and Maxime Robillard) are joined behind the turntables by New York’s own Bryan Kasenic.

Bryan’s DJ resume includes hosting radio shows on WNYU and Red Bull Music Academy Radio and playing some of the best dance clubs around the globe. Oh, and then there’s that bit about creating a New York techno institution. Bryan founded The Bunker in 2003 and has since helped grow it into a staple of NYC’s electronic music scene. Given the Bunker’s longtime love affair with experimental tunes, we can’t wait to hear what Bryan pulls out at Planetarium.

Performing live is Turkish-born artist and Rote Productions co-founder Mehmet Irdel, aka Løt.te. For the better part of the last decade, Mehmet has trained his musical focus on industrial-flavored techno and ambient tracks — don’t be surprised if he explores the deeper, darker regions of space in this session.

Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable. Also, we’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

We look forward to getting lost in music with you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets / $15 at the door


Friday, January 25
Party: Anthony Naples and Huerco S.

On Friday nights at the ’days, we throw a party. The tunes are sweet, the sound is warm and the vibe is good.

Anthony Naples and Huerco S. are at it again. In addition to being a trusted resident selector here at Nowadays, Anthony is co-founder of the Incienso record label and a talented producer with tracks on Proibito, The Trilogy Tapes, Mister Saturday Night and City-2 St. Giga. Huerco S. is a fellow Brooklyn-based producer with a talent for crafting rich ambient soundscapes and heady house jams. They joined forces behind our decks once before and it was bonkers. Get ready for round two.

10p – 4a  / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry before midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Saturday, January 26
Rave: Seltzer (Bearcat & Precolumbian) and Akua

Precolumbian and Bearcat are back in the house for another edition of their fantastic QTPOC-centered experimental club night, Seltzer.

Precolumbian is Chaska Sofia, a DJ, musician and cultural creator whose work focuses on empowerment and decolonization. Pulling club tracks from around the globe, she approaches the dance floor not only as a place to let loose, but also to build community and transcend borders.

Bearcat is a London-born selector, producer, audio engineer, makeup artist and member of the Discwoman collective. Her club sets pull from diaspora roots and tend toward emotive, bass-heavy sounds.

Akua is a fellow Discwoman member, as well as a co-founder of the School of Hard Trax NYC and a skilled selector with a love of heady, psychedelic techno.

Expect slamming club tracks from start to finish.

10p – 6a / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Sunday, January 27
Sunday: Soul Summit

We love a Sunday dance, so every week we invite one of our favorite parties to light it up from 3pm ’til 9pm. We’ve got seasonal drinks at the bar, our full menu plus BBQ fare from the kitchen, fire pits blazing out back and selectors rocking on the indoor hi-fi all day long.

DJs Tabu, Sadiq and Jeff Mendoza return for another indoor edition of their beloved daytime get down. Soul Summit has been going down in Fort Greene Park every year for nearly two decades, making it a bonafide Brooklyn institution. It isn’t summer without Soul Summit, and we couldn’t be happier to have them host their winter series here at our house.

3pm – 9pm / $10 entry before 5pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets / $15 at the door


Thursday, January 31
Planetarium: Aurora Halal, 51717 and DJ Healthy

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Our resident selectors and special guests play everything from ambient and electronic music to pre-war blues and psychedelic rock, and often live performances are woven throughout.

For this installment, Nowadays Saturday night resident Aurora Halal will tuck away her techno party hat and switch gears from serenading the dance floor to the, uh, floor. She’ll explore the breadth and depth of her music collection alongside 51717 and DJ Healthy.

Lili Schulder, aka 51717, is a New York resident who crafts ominous, breathy ambient works. Check out her debut album, Paranoia Star, released last November on L.I.E.S, for a taste.

DJ Healthy is a Japan-born, Brooklyn-based DJ and curator who works to connect the underground scenes of Japan and NYC. He returned to Tokyo briefly, but he’s back in NYC now and we’re thrilled to have him grace the decks at Planetarium.

Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable. Also, we’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

We look forward to getting lost in music with you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Friday, February 1
Party: DJ Python and Baba Stiltz

Brian Piñeyro goes by many names (DJ Wey, DJ Xanax, Luis…). Under his DJ Python moniker, he blends dembow riddims with deep house and techno to create intoxicating club jams. He’s back at our house to helm another banger, this time with help from Stockholm-based producer, singer and DJ Baba Stiltz.

Baba’s music, released on Studio Barnhus, The Trilogy Tapes and XL Recordings, comes in many flavors, but one thing remains the same: be they house, downtempo or pop, his tunes are notably distinct, creatively unrestrained and, often, more than a little odd (it’s an approach we tend to like here at Nowadays). Expect the unexpected when he’s behind the decks.

10pm – 4am / bar until 4am, dance until it's done /  21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry before midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Saturday, February 2
Rave: Bill Converse, Josh Cheon and Rachel Noon

Every Saturday, we spark up the strobe lights, set the smoke machines to eleven and bang the box until the bodegas open again. Techno, electro, psycho — whatever. If you like it hard, you’ll probably love it here.

As boss of San Francisco’s Dark Entries Records, Josh Cheon is not only a fantastic selector, he’s a devoted excavator of obscure electronic artists from decades past. He’s also an avid supporter of present-day rule breakers. Enter Bill Converse.

Bill Converse is a Texas selector and producer with a flair for knocking, angular club tracks, as heard on his releases on Dark Entries and Fit Sound, and in his take-no-prisoners DJ sets.

Joining them behind the decks is native New Yorker Rachel Noon. Rachel is the founder of Large Marge, a resident of Unter Spinoff and a fellow lover of chugging outsider techno.

Count on these three to go hard, well past sunup.

10pm – 6am / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Sunday, February 3
Super Bowl Sunday

It’s time for the biggest football game of the year, and we’re doing it Nowadays style (big screen, couches, house plants), plus we’ve got chicken wings on the menu.

It’ll basically be like watching the Super Bowl at your friend’s place, if your friend had a full bar, eight craft brews on tap, a custom sound system and twenty bathrooms.

5:30 until the game ends / free


Thursday, February 7
Planetarium: Stud1nt, Debit and Kelman Duran

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Our resident selectors and special guests play everything from ambient and electronic music to pre-war blues and psychedelic rock, and often live performances are woven throughout.

For this edition, Planetarium resident Stud1nt is joined by Debit and Kelman Duran.

Debit is a New York DJ and producer who combines Latin rhythms, baroque synths and ambient textures to create both dance-floor jams and more ruminative offerings, as heard on her debut album, Animus, released last year on NAAFI.

Kelman is a resident selector at the Los Angeles–based soiree Rail Up, as well as a producer who layers reggaeton and rap vocals over airy, wistful soundscapes to create swirling, emotive tunes.

Both are known for exploring new aural frontiers, which is to say, they’ll fit right in at Planetarium.

Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable. Also, we’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

We look forward to getting lost in music with you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Friday, February 8
Party: Eamon Harkin and Joy Orbison

On Fridays, we party. The sounds can vary, but the vibe remains the same: good.

This go around, Nowadays’ own Eamon Harkin shares the hi-fi with the one and only Joy Orbison.

Eamon is a co-founder of Nowadays, one half of Mister Saturday Night, an accomplished producer and a skilled selector. He’s got a long dance-floor resume, which explains his laser-sharp ability to work a room into a frenzy.

Over the past decade, Joy Orbison, real name Peter O’Grady, has emerged as an icon of London’s electronic music scene. His releases on Hotflush, Aus Music and Hessle Audio, as well as those on his own imprints (Doldrums, SunkLo, Hinge Finger, Toss Portal), have destroyed so many dance floors they should come with insurance policies. He’s a master of subterranean bass and syncopated rhythms and you’ll be lucky if he lets you up for air before daybreak.

10pm – 4am / bar until 4am, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $15 and $20 advance tickets / $20 at the door


Saturday, February 9
Rave: Beta Librae and Noncompliant

Every Saturday, we spark up the strobe lights, set the smoke machines to eleven and bang the box until the bodegas open again. Techno, electro, psycho — whatever. If you like it hard, you’ll probably love it here.

Nowadays resident Bailey Hoffman is a Kansas-born, Brooklyn-based DJ and producer who creates bewitching house, ambient and downtempo tracks as Beta Librae. If you haven’t already, we highly recommend spending some time with her latest dubby EP, Subspecies, out now on Allergy Season.

Lisa Smith, aka DJ Shiva, has been a staple of the Midwest underground rave scene for over twenty years. She’s served up techno in barns, cornfields, bingo halls and, more recently, some of the best clubs known to humankind. For this gig, she’s performing under her hardware-based alias, Noncompliant.

Show up for innovative, forward-thinking techno — and some good ol’ fashioned stomping rave jams, too.

10pm – 6am / bar until 4am, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Sunday, February 10
Classic Album Sundays: Miles Davis’s In a Silent Way

Paul Raffaele and Barbie Bertisch return to host another Sunday afternoon listening on our hifi. Joining them this time is Jeff Mao (whom many will know by his DJ alias, Chairman Mao) to help them dig into Miles Davis’s In a Silent Way. As usual, they’ll give a proper introduction to the disc at noon, followed by a front-to-back listen at 1pm. Come sit back with a brew and dig into a pioneering work by one of the most influential musicians of all time.

noon – 3pm / $10 advance tickets / $12 at the door


Sunday, February 10
Sunday: Adventures in Flight with Douglas Sherman

We love a Sunday dance, so every week we invite one of our favorite parties to light it up from 3pm ’til 9pm. We’ve got seasonal drinks at the bar, our full menu available from the kitchen, fire pits blazing out back and selectors rocking on the indoor hi-fi all day long.

Douglas Sherman takes what you could call a holistic approach to parties. A longtime member of the Loft and Joy families, he carefully considers the entire experience of an event, from audio quality (he’s a true maestro with our hi-fi) to decor (balloons, balloons and more balloons). His bag is always loaded with incredible records, old and new, and the vibe is always on point. Come to hang, dance, connect and pretty much ensure you’ll have a good Monday.

3pm – 9pm / $10 before 5pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Thursday, February 14
Planetarium: Josh Dunn and Gunnar Haslam

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Our resident selectors and special guests play everything from ambient and electronic music to pre-war blues and psychedelic rock, and often live performances are woven throughout.

For this edition, we’ve got Planetarium resident Josh Dunn and special guest Gunnar Haslam lined up.

Josh Dunn was born in Flint, Michigan, but when it was time to leave the nest, he made a break for Detroit. Though he resides here in New York City now, his time in the D defines him. (That’s how it goes, we hear.) He’s designed records for the Motor City’s own J Dilla, Moodymann and Andrés, and his record collection oozes the tight but far-flung brilliance that can only come from the land of the Electrifying Mojo.

Gunnar Haslam is a physicist-turned-producer-and-selector with a rapidly growing — and yet consistently refreshing and dynamic — discography that spans ambient, techno and acid and includes releases on The Bunker New York, L.I.E.S and Mister Saturday Night. He’ll join Josh behind the decks for this one.

Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable. Also, we’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

We look forward to getting lost in music with you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Friday, February 15
Party: Analog Soul, Hieroglyphic Being and Entro Senestre

It’s party people in the house each and every Friday night. Strictly the cutest club vibes and the sickest sounds – from dusty, funk bombs to slamming, tribal screamers and back again. We’re out here from 10pm until the dance is done…

Twin sisters Jacky Sommer and DatKat moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to New York in the early aughts and within a few years launched their weekly Analog Soul show on East Village Radio. The show ended in 2009, but their allegiance to the deeper strains of house, Detroit techno, acid and electro hasn’t waned. Joining them behind the decks for the night are Mathematics Recordings label head Hieroglyphic Being and Bank Records NYC honcho Entro Senestre.

Hieroglyphic Being, born Jamal Moss, started making lo-fi dance tracks in the mid ’90s, long before it was the sound du jour. Over the past two decades he’s released music at a staggering pace — to the tune of several albums each year — amassing a catalogue that spans house, techno, noise, industrial and avant-jazz. In his sets, he blurs the line between DJing and live performance, resulting in a distinctive, at times otherworldly experience.

Entro Senestre is Jon Beall, a Brooklyn DJ and producer whose catalogue includes releases on L.I.E.S., W.T. Records, Dekmantel and his own Bank Records NYC. His work invokes elements of acid house, industrial, breakbeat, minimal techno and electro, sometimes all in a single record. He’s a markedly diverse producer; count on him to bring that same adventurous spirit to the dance floor.

10p – 4a  / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm ’til midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Saturday, February 16
Rave: Physical Therapy and LSDXOXO

Every Saturday night, we flip on the strobes, dial up the smoke machines and surrender the sound system to selectors we can count on to keep us dancing ’til Sunday.

Coming through this time is Nowadays resident and Allergy Season label honcho Daniel Fisher, aka Physical Therapy. Daniel is a New York–based DJ and producer whose vast arsenal of club tunes never fails to keep us on our toes (literally and figuratively).

Joining him behind the decks is ever-exciting, ever-subversive producer and selector LSDXOXO. Taking in sounds from pop to electroclash to hard techno and filtering them through a modern club lens, LSDXOXO’s sets are truly innovative things to behold. After years tearing up dance floors in the NYC underground, the now Berlin-based DJ returns home for a rare appearance. Come ready to sweat.

10p – 6a / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / RSVP for free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Sunday, February 17
Sunday: Mister Sunday Indoors with Justin Carter and a Special Guest

We love a Sunday dance, so every week we invite one of our favorite parties to light it up from 3pm ’til 9pm. We’ve got seasonal drinks at the bar, our full menu available from the kitchen, fire pits blazing out back and selectors rocking on the indoor hi-fi all day long.

The beloved Mister Sunday is back in the house for another indoor, all-day, wintertime jam. This time, Justin Carter and a special guest will deliver the musical heat from start to finish. Come on in from the cold for a dance.

3pm – 9pm / $15 before 5pm with RSVP / $15 and $20 advance tickets / $20 at the door


Thursday, February 21
Planetarium: Duane Harriott and Nite Jewel

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Our resident selectors and special guests play everything from ambient and electronic music to pre-war blues and psychedelic rock, and often live performances are woven throughout.

For this installment, Planetarium resident Duane Harriott and LA singer-songwriter-producer Ramona Gonzalez are at the helm. Ramona is best known for her retro-tinged R&B and pop offerings as Nite Jewel, but here she’ll join Duane behind the turntables to guide us deep into the sonic unknown.

Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable. Also, we’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

We look forward to getting lost in music with you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Friday, February 22
Party: Tony Humphries All Night

It’s party people in the house each and every Friday night. Strictly the cutest club vibes and the sickest sounds — from dusty, funk bombs to slamming, tribal screamers and back again. We’re out here from 10pm until the dance is done.

It’s difficult to overstate Tony Humphries’s impact on dance music. As Running Back honcho Gerd Janson put it in an interview with Bruce Tantum, when it comes to American house music records, Tony’s name is second only to God’s in its tendency to pop up in the thank-you section of the liner notes.

His long-running mix show on KISS FM and his residency at the famed New Jersey nightclub Zanzibar are both regarded, rightly, as key influences during house music’s formative years, and his subsequent residency at London’s Ministry of Sound ensured that the “Jersey sound” with which Tony has become synonymous expanded far beyond the Newark city limits.

We’re thrilled to have him bring the gospel to Nowadays for an all-night set of diverse, soulful dance tunes.

10p – 4a  / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm ’til midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Saturday, February 23
Rave: FNV and Tommy Cornelis

For this edition, the illustrious FNV duo, aka Michael Magnan and JT Almon, is back to tear the roof off the building once more, and this time they’ve got Washington DC’s Tommy Cornelis with them. Here’s what they have to say about the night:

For the February edition of FNV, we are psyched to welcome one of the most impressive young DJs to come out of our nation’s capital in a generation, Tommy Cornelis. Tommy is one of the four founding members of The NeedlExchange, the vanguard DJ collective driving an idiosyncratic vision of house and techno to dizzying heights. Expect a raw, relentless beat down from beginning to end.

10p – 6a / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Sunday, February 24
Sunday: Soul Summit

We love a Sunday dance, so every week we invite one of our favorite parties to light it up from 3pm ’til 9pm. We’ve got seasonal drinks at the bar, our full menu plus BBQ fare from the kitchen, fire pits blazing out back and selectors rocking on the indoor hi-fi all day long.

Soul Summit is back in the house for another daytime get down. It’s a showstopper every time the Brooklyn institution comes to our house, so advance tickets are definitely a good idea.

3pm – 9pm / $10 entry before 5pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Thursday, February 28
Planetarium: Hypnotic Spa DJing and Patricia Performing Live

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Our resident selectors and special guests play everything from ambient and electronic music to pre-war blues and psychedelic rock, and often live performances are woven throughout.

For this voyage into the sonic cosmos, Planetarium residents Maxime Robillard and DJ Sofiia, known collectively as Hypnotic Spa, will be behind the turntables and Max Ravitz will perform live. Max is a Brooklyn resident who, when he’s not working as part of a duo (he’s one half of Inhalants, one half of Masks, one half of Pulpo and one half of DSR.MR) crafts surreal, entrancing DIY techno and ambient tunes as Patricia. He’ll perform a live ambient set, with live analog video accompaniment by Josephine Ravitz.

Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable. Also, we’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

We look forward to getting lost in music with you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Friday, March 1
Party: Anthony Naples and Jay Daniel

It’s party people in the house each and every Friday night. Strictly the cutest club vibes and the sickest sounds — from dusty, funk bombs to slamming, tribal screamers and back again. We’re out here from 10pm until the dance is done.

Anthony Naples is a New York–based producer with releases on Proibito, Mister Saturday Night Records and City-2 St. Giga, a co-founder of the Incienso label and a killer DJ whom we’re proud to list among our resident selectors. Joining him for a night of untethered dance-floor jams is Detroit’s Jay Daniel.

Jay is a DJ and producer with deep Motor City roots (his mother, Naomi Daniel, sang on two Carl Craig–produced Planet E releases, “Stars” and “Feel the Fire”). His discography includes releases on Detroit staples (Theo Parrish’s Sound Signature, Kyle Hall’s Wild Oats), UK notables (Ninjatune’s Technicolour imprint, FunkinEven’s Apron Records) and his own Watusi High. He’s got a taste for cosmic, jazzy textures and a knack for coaxing dance floors deeper and deeper into the groove. Come down and get lost.

10p – 4a  / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm ’til midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Saturday, March 2
Rave: Aurora Halal, Bruce and Halal & Relaxer (Live)

Every Saturday, we fire up the strobe lights, set the smoke machines to eleven and bang the box until the bodegas open. Techno, electro, psycho — whatever. If you like it hard, you’ll probably love it here.

Nowadays resident Aurora Halal is back for another night of trippy techno, this time with help from UK producer Bruce, plus a set from her own collaborative live project, Halal & Relaxer.

Aurora is the person behind the Sustain-Release gathering and the Mutual Dreaming party and label. She’s also a spellbinding DJ and producer who’s circled the globe serving up dark, psychedelic techno. For this edition of our Saturday night series, she’ll serve vibes from behind the turntables, as well as live alongside Lovers Rock Recordings honcho Daniel Martin-McCormick, aka Relaxer.

Bruce is a Bristol-born producer and cohort of Hessle Audio and Timedance, which goes a long way toward explaining his forward-thinking approach to techno. His specialty is engrossing, constantly evolving tunes that’ll lure you onto the floor — and then pull the rug out from under you. Try to keep your footing. Or don’t, it’s all part of the fun.

10p – 6a / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $15 and $20 advance tickets


Sunday, March 3
Sunday: Adventures in Flight with Douglas Sherman

We love a Sunday dance, so every week we invite one of our favorite parties to light it up from 3pm ’til 9pm. We’ve got seasonal drinks at the bar, our full menu available from the kitchen, fire pits blazing out back and selectors rocking on the indoor hi-fi all day long.

Douglas Sherman and his Adventures in Flight crew are back to take us on another sonic trip. Douglas is a lifelong music lover, a longtime member of the Loft and Joy families and a truly dedicated host who pays careful attention to every detail of a party. His bag is always packed with incredible tunes, the balloons he and his team put up are next level and the vibe is always on point. Prepare for lift off.

3pm – 9pm / $10 entry before 5pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Thursday, March 7
Planetarium: Josh Dunn and Phubu (RAMZi) DJing and Will Shore Playing Live

Every Thursday evening, we clear the floor between our speakers and invite folks over for a hi-fi listening session. Feel free to bring pillows, blankets, sleeping bags — whatever you like to get comfortable.

For this installment, Planetarium resident Josh Dunn will be joined by Phubu (aka RAMZi) behind the turntables. Will Shore will perform live.

An important note:

We’ve found the night works best when everyone keeps their voice down, so please remain silent inside the main speaker area. Outside of that space, be sure to speak quietly enough that only the person you’re talking to can hear you.

7pm – midnight / $10 before 8pm with RSVP / $10 and $15 advance tickets


Friday, March 8
Party: Pearson Sound and Jack Murphy

It’s party people in the house each and every Friday night. Strictly the cutest club vibes and the sickest sounds — from dusty, funk bombs to slamming, tribal screamers and back again. We’re out here from 10pm until the dance is done.

Most of our parties’ musical direction is led by our resident DJs and their guests, but occasionally we’ll invite a favorite DJ or two of ours to rock. This time, Pearson Sound and Jack Murphy are at the helm from beginning to end.

10p – 4a  / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm ’til midnight / $15 and $20 advance tickets


Saturday, March 9
Rave: Seltzer and a Special Guest

Every Saturday, we fire up the strobe lights, set the smoke machines to eleven and bang the box until the bodegas open again. Techno, electro, psycho — whatever. If you like it hard, you’ll probably love it here.

A rotating cast of resident DJs sets the tone for our raves, usually in the company of a guest they’ve invited to share the decks. This time, residents Bearcat and Precolumbian (known collectively at Seltzer) are rocking alongside the Papi Juice crew.

10p – 6a / bar until 4a, dance until it's done / 21+ / an RSVP grants free entry before 11pm and $10 entry from 11pm to midnight / $10 and $15 advance tickets