It’s no secret that Gotham has a rich history of legendary clubs and parties that transformed the city into a destination spot for creatures of the night. The steady influx of new clubs in New York has only added to this appeal from across the world. And for the financially responsible party animals out there (they do exist), you’re in luck! Believe it or not, experiencing the best parties in New York City isn’t always synonymous with breaking the bank. Check out these free parties and soirees, specializing in everything from house to punk.
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Free parties and club nights in NYC
The Bushwick Owners and Organizers Movement, a.k.a. BOOM, takes over the diverse Brooklyn neighborhood for four days beginning Thursday, September 29. The new community-based event series will host a variety of free music performances and art installations—including Saturday's 12-hour BOOM Rave, organized by local techno diplomats Seva Granik (Unter) and Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson (Discwoman). New York's key ambassadors of the underground electronic music scene are billed for DJ sets: Discwoman co-founder and 1080p artist Umfang, robotic acid sensation Volvox, ex-Hercules & Love Affair member Kim Ann Foxman, Brooklyn's Octo Octa, Analog Soul's Jacky Sommer and LSDXOXO (GHE20G0TH1K). Suzi Analogue performs live. R.S.V.P. for free entry.Read more