The best parties in NYC this week

The best parties in New York's nightlife scene, from club nights and residencies to globally-renowned label takeovers

Got the urge to party, but don't know where? Put on our collection of the 20 best house tracks of all time, and browse through this list of our favorite dance-worthy events, with house, techno, minimal, acid, hip-hop and more all on the bill. Don't miss out on all the secret parties (we recommend bookmarking this page so you're the first to know!), and make sure to satisfy that after-party (or pre-party) appetite on weekends by checking out the 50 best brunch places in NYC.

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The best parties in NYC this week

Might Get Weird: Memorial Day Party

Our favorite Brooklyn-based party and DJ collective, the Deep, always knows how to throw a poppin' shindig, whether at Chinatown's Le Baron or at Bushwick restaurant, music venue and local hangout, Tutu's. The confirmed lineup features the Deep's rockstar resident DJs, as well as a live performance by The Cole Ramstad Band. Bonus: Early open bar will be provided by Owney's. RSVP for specific location by emailing mightgetweird@gmail.com.

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Location TBA Until Mon May 25

Deep Space

Dance-music deity François K's weekly Deep Space soiree focuses on dub in all its glorious, echo-drenched forms but extends its reach to all types of underground dance music. The only dress code is "an open mind." If that's a stretch, the evening's futuristic vibes will set the tone.

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Cielo Monday June 1 2015 - Monday December 28 2015

Mobile Mondays! 45s

Start your week with funk, soul, rock, punk, new wave, pop, salsa, calypso, reggae, rhythm & blues, disco and anything else that's danceable, spun (on 45rpm vinyl) by Just Blaze, Misbehaviour, $$$ Mike, Operator EMZ, Joey Carvello, Natasha Diggs and guests.

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The Bowery Electric Monday June 1 2015 - Tuesday December 29 2015

Night Secrets

If there's anyone to keep on your radar in the electronic-music scene, it's native New Yorker Justin Schumacher. The Bronx-born Brooklyn DJ/producer has done numerous podcasts and mixes for notable blogs, as well as released several top-notch productions of his own. For this second edition of Night Secrets at Bossa, Schumacher is joined by House on Mute's Adam Collins, very special German guest Stassy, Darelectric, Me&Gio, Shy Eyez and, of course, Secret Guests' own Myroslaw Bytz.

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Bossa Nova Civic Club Tue May 26 - Wed May 27 Free

Roots

House heroes Louie Vega (of Masters at Work) and Kevin Hedge (of Blaze) have kept New York dance music alive and kicking for more than 10 years with their long-running midweek dance party. Show up before 11pm for free admission, plus an open vodka bar from 10 to 11pm!

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Cielo Wednesday June 3 2015 - Thursday December 31 2015

Blkmarket Presents Трип Party: Nina Kraviz + Exos + Bjarki

International techno goddess Nina Kraviz returns to Brooklyn, but this time for even more special of an occasion than usual. The latest Blkmarket Membership party celebrates the Russian DJ and producer's new label трип (Russian for "TRIP"). For her NYC трип premiere, Kraviz brings along talented Icelandic dub-techno DJ Exos and debuts a live PA set from Bjarki. R.S.V.P. to trip2blkmarket@gmail.com for exact location info.

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Location TBA Thu May 28 - Fri May 29

Hudson Mohawke

Aside from crafting his own dynamic and emotive solo tunes, Glasgow producer Hudson Mohawke a.k.a. Ross Birchard garnered a fair bit of recognition with TNGHT, his booming trap project with Montreal beatsmith Lunice, not to mention his work producing for Kanye West and Drake. The young Scot plays here behind the second release under his own (stage) name, Lantern.

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Irving Plaza 28 May 2015

Air à Danser

Sharegroove's Steve ShakeWell curates this postwork outdoor Brooklyn gathering filled with mellow Balearic vibes and summer harmonies, no matter the weather. Past guests have included Toby Tobias, Waxist and Phenomenal Handclap Band's Sean Marquand, while upcoming guests include Love on the Run, Greg Caz and Balaeric Social's Andy Pye from the U.K.Come, snack on some food and vibe out.

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Battery Harris Thursday June 4 2015 - Thursday September 10 2015 Free

Red Bull Music Academy: Master Mix: Red Hot + Russell

Celebrate the short life and long résumé of the legendary Arthur Russell over two nights as the Red Hot Organization hosts a “wild combination” of musicians (many of whom appeared on the tribute album of the same name) including members of Arcade Fire, Scissor Sisters, Cults and Blood Orange breathing new life into his compositions at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Until Sunday May 31 2015 Free

Red Bull Music Academy: Sleeping Bag Records: Go Bang!

Acting as an after-party of sorts to the BAM show earlier in the evening, the Red Bull Music Academy festival closes itself out by memorializing Sleeping Bag Records, the groundbreaking, genre-free imprint started by Arthur Russell, (with Will Socolov and Juggy Gales), and its sister label, Fresh Records. Tighten up your loose joints for DJ sets from hip-hop OG Kurtis Mantronik and disco superstars of today (Metro Area's Morgan Geist) and yesteryear (The Gallery's Nicky Siano).

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Good Room Until Sunday May 31 2015

Mister Sunday

Hometown heroes Mister Saturday Night (Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin) have released a mix CD, founded a label, played Beats in Space and toured the world. Now they blend the seasons of their parties for another Sunday Funday daytime dance jam at Shea Stadium, spinning their array of underground house, disco and techno rhythms for your dancing pleasure.

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Industry City Sunday May 31 2015 - Sunday August 23 2015
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Kathryn M
Kathryn M

Techno legend and co-founder of the illustrious Cadenza label, QUENUM, will be spinning an intimate, up-close-and-personal set at the303 below Louie and Chan this Thursday, May 21. 

303 Broome St. New York, NY


$7 early bird tix available via Resident Advisor: http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?717136

Illustrious B
Illustrious B

(((This Sunday, March 22nd)))


ASTRO DISCO (The Afro-futuristic Intergelectrosoul Soiree) w/THE ILLUSTRIOUS BLACKS at Meridian 23! Hosted by André D. Singleton & Ricky TheJones + live performances by Monstah Black & Audra Isadora and beats by Manchildblack! 6pm-Midnight.




https://www.facebook.com/events/408619855973304/

Christina A
Christina A

Very much eager for the party-time in New York, from there to the party city Vegas! Already in my favorite http://www.travoline.com to book my hotels….. Can't wait.

John C
John C

Hi, I host at many different venues in the city, if you have any question regarding a guest list or table reservation, need any recommendation where to go, hit me up 347.605.8187

Nomad
Nomad

Those in the know know this list is mostly childs play - the real parties can't be found here you gotta dig deeper friends. Use your imagination the underground is thriving - nyc 's still got it if you can get it.

nv
nv

WHERE DID ALL THE PARTIES GO? THE PAGE IS BLANK! FIX IT!!!

Ariel
Ariel

If you are looking for good parties in NYC, with a local NYC crowd, spots in the Meatpacking district, Chelsea. and other hot parts in the city. Places like: KISS&FLY, AENUE, TENJUNE, 1OAK, LAVO, Riff Raff's, Gansevoort Park, WIP, RdV, and many more. I host few different spots every night and always have a VIP table or a table on the dance floor. Celebrating birthday, bachelorette/ bachelor party? I can get you the best deals. Table reservation? Bottle service? I can make a table reservations in almost every spot in the city, getting the best tables in the club and best prices. I meet my guests outside the club and personally walk them in for a smoothly entry making sure they are having a great night TEXT ME: 347.822.2175 EMAIL ME: NYclubing@gmail.com and I will get you on the GUEST LIST. you can also add me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arielpamir. Twitter: @ArielPAmir

Ariel
Ariel

If you are looking for good parties in NYC, with a local NYC crowd, spots in the Meatpacking district, Chelsea. and other hot parts in the city. Places like: KISS&FLY, AENUE, TENJUNE, 1OAK, LAVO, Riff Raff's, Gansevoort Park, WIP, RdV, and many more. I host few different spots every night and always have a VIP table or a table on the dance floor. Celebrating birthday, bachelorette/ bachelor party? I can get you the best deals. Table reservation? Bottle service? I can make a table reservations in almost every spot in the city, getting the best tables in the club and best prices. I meet my guests outside the club and personally walk them in for a smoothly entry making sure they are having a great night TEXT ME: 347.822.2175 EMAIL ME: NYclubing@gmail.com and I will get you on the GUEST LIST. you can also add me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arielpamir. Twitter: @ArielPAmir

Tumisang
Tumisang

Wish i could be in NYC rolling in the deep.