Weekend's best nightlife: Bass Kleph, Fred Everything, James What, Two Fresh and more
The Hive kicks off Libation tonight with Bass Kleph.
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Aww yeah! It's the weekend! Y'all ready? Better grab your dance shoes. It's gonna be hotter than July in the Mile High City in the next couple of days. The Hive kicks off Libation tonight with Bass Kleph, plus Droog, James What and Fred Everything behind the decks and there's whole lot more on the dance card. Page down to get the full rundown on the weekend's best nightlife options.
The Hive presents Libation with Bass Kleph kicking off the party for the first time. Libation promises to be the best source for weekly electronic music, and this party will set the precedent for future shows. For this kick-off, you can text 69302 for free drinks, and the prices for entry change every hour, starting at $5 from 9pm to 10pm, then $10 before 11pm and $15 after 11 p.m.
NORAD kicks things off with a bang this weekend with James What, whose stripped-down tech-house sounds pound feet into dancefloors around the world on a regular basis. Traveling Shit Show will support. (9 p.m., 21+, $5 before 11 p.m., higher after)
Koan Sound and Two Fresh will be taking the reins at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom tonight at yet another Euphonic Conceptions Re:Creation event. As two rising names on Skrillex's OWSLA label, both Koan Sound and Two Fresh will have no problems fusing hip-hop drum lines with bangin' samples. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts around 9 p.m. with Vinnie Maniscalco, Freddy Todd, and Stratus priming the crowd.
Bassic Fridays, perhaps the go-to Friday night source for your dubstep beats, is bringing Ajapai to Beta to lay the bass on the epic sound system. AK1200 also happens to be on the lineup, which, ahem, is not to be missed. You'll also find drum'n'bass maestro Fury keeping things fast, and Ishe droppin' things slow and low. You can snag tickets for $12 at Beta's website, or pay the extra $10 or so when you arrive day of show.
Whomp Out is happening at the GuildWorks studios over on the north side of town. GuildWorks is a beautiful collective of artists and musicians (also where the heart of the Colorado Burning Man crew builds and designs their effigy), so it's only natural that Whomp Truck will be throwing a dope after hours party at the spot. You'll see Coult45, CacheFlowe, Noah Deep, RumbleJunkie and Ergo keeping things bass-heavy on the tables while you peruse around and mingle or dance with others late nighters. Cover for the show is $10 and all proceeds go straight to GuildWorks.