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Capriccio + Juan Atkins + DUST (live) + Reade Truth + DJ Spun + Escape Art + Alex from Queens

Capriccio is back with another banger at Greenpoint's Good Room. "Strictly for the freaks," the party collective promises "something beyond the dance, mystical, raw, dirty, romantic, futuristic…" Detroit's legendary Juan Atkins (1/4th of Detroit supergroup Model 500), Sci-Fi & Fantasy's DUST, Sonic Groove's Reade Truth and Capriccio's own Alex from Queens are billed for the main room. Rong Music label founder and MoMA PS1 Warm Up curator DJ Spun and Air Texture's Escape Art take on the Bad Room.

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Dassara July 4 Pig Roast and Seafood Boil

Dassara Ramen hosts another summer pig roast, complete with musical guests, Korean delicacies and fresh-made honeydew melon tea, courtesy of A.B. Tea. Enjoy plates of Dassara whole-roasted pig and blue crabs, as well as cheap drinks—$5 draughts and $3 PBRs—and 100% vinyl DJ sets from Kroba (Archie Pelago, Styles Upon Styles) and Ctrl (Basement Floor Records).

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Sublimate & Ruse Labs present: Chez Damier

Sublimate teams up with Ruse Laboratories for a special late-afternoon-into-early-morning Fourth of July extravaganza. Starting on the roof with sunset jams, live performances and "good ol' American BBQ," the party then moves inside an intimate TBA location for a night of nonstop dancing. Chez Damier—considered a godfather of house music—headlines, with support from Basement Floor duo Soul 2 Seoul, Faso, Ephraim, Sagotsky and Gattis. RSVP for specific location by emailing nycsublimate@gmail.com.

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Be Yourself: Danny Tenaglia + Anthony Parasole + DJ Spinna + Frankie Feliciano

Celebrate Independence Day with some world-class house and techno at Output! Beloved thump-house technician Danny Tenaglia and New York's own Anthony Parasole (Output, the Corner, Ostgut Ton) headline in the main room. Tenaglia is a veteran in the electronic music scene, and a man who can swing between tough-as-nails prog-tech and sentimental Garage classics in the blink of an eye. Parasole splits his time between Brooklyn and Berlin, where he has a long-running residency at one of the world's greatest techno clubs, Berghain. Wonderwax's DJ Spinna and Ricanstruction's Frankie Feliciano take over the Panther Room for a well-rounded night of techno fireworks!

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