Rave Report: NYC Hot Sheet To This Weekend’s Parties
July 9, 2014 - 1:57 pm
Thursday, July 10
Who: Ashley Wallbridge Where: Lavo When: 11:00 p.m. Price: $40 (Presale)
Why: Start off your weekend right with luxury by heading to Lavo where the latest British invasion – akak Ashely Wallbridge – will be spinning the tracks that got him noticed by Avicii’s label Le7els and beyond.
Who: Hot Chip, Klangkarussell Where: Verboten When: 10:00 p.m. Price: $15-$25
Why: The up-and-coming venue is already sporting some of the hottest acts in EDM including synthpop pioneers Hot Chip as well as the dynamic duo Klangkarussell (aka Tobias Rieser and Adrian Held) who’s larger-than-life live performance alone will blow your mind.
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Friday, July 11
Who: Claptone Where: Marquee When: 11 p.m. Price: $20
Why: A legend in his own right, this Berlin-based establishment has stunned audiences since his 2012 hit ‘Cream’ and has not backed down since. When an artist plays at Marquee, there’s a guarantee they’ll put on a headlining show.
Who: Ripperton, Tone of Arc, Michael Gracioppo, Crazy Larry Where: Output When: 10 p.m. Price: $10 (Early Bird) $20 (Door)
Why: Hands down one of the best club venues in New York, Output hosts the best acoustic system along with the best in underground dance acts and you don’t even have to deal with the velvet rope d-bag to boot.
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Saturday, July 12
Who: Joachim Garraud Where: Haus When: 11 p.m. Price: TBD
Why: The new kid in town, Haus has already made itself prominent among the New York night scene by offering diverse mixology-contrived concoctions along with an international selection of ‘haus’ DJs. Sporting dance diehards along with Manhattan’s upscale society, it has become the place to see and be seen since it’s opening on June 27.
Who: Hyte Park Festival Where: Governor’s Island When: 4 p.m. Price: $76
Why: If your looking for an event to satiate your Electric Zoo craving till Labor Day weekend, then the Hyte Park Festival can offer the cure. Hosting talent such as Loco Dice, tINI, Paul Ritch and Radio Slave, patrons can rave along the harbor on the edge of Governor’s Island as they take in breathtaking views of the Financial District skyline.
Photo credit: Governors Beach Club Facebook
Sunday, July 13
Who: Cevin Fisher, Zenbi Where: Cielo When: 10 p.m. Price: TBD
Why: Three words: Open vodka bar. If you’re going to end your party-planned weekend, you better end it right. Classic club venue Cielo is offering free vodka-based drinks from 10 to 11 p.m. before class acts Cevin Fisher and Zenbi take the stage.
Photo credit: Lexi Lambros