This weekend is packed with hot dance events including a few Neptunes-related, a 6am afterparty, and sweaty Latin sounds!

Friday, July 8

Chad Hugo @ Vessel

Continue the Neptunes love with a DJ set from on of the main men himself, Chad Hugo during the “Everybody’s Doing It” launch event. While he is known for his skills with hip hop, he plays diverse sets that get music lovers of all types on the dancefloor. If you miss this show – no worries, next time he’s in town is this fall for the epic electronic music Identity Festival. More info.

Graffiti6 @ Rickshaw Stop

UK duo Graffiti6 will be performing their deliciously dancey tunes at Popscene for their first SF show also featuring DJ Aaron Axelsen. $12 advance tickets are a steal for the huge amount of talent and enjoyable tunes that will be pumping out of the speakers starting at 9pm.


Saturday, July 9

Tormenta Tropical @ Elbo Room

This monthly party featuring residents Shawn Reynaldo and ORO11 is always a solid bet, as they are known for bringing in amazing guests who keep the dancefloor packed and sweaty and this one is no different. Oakland-Panamanian hip hop group Los Rakas return to Tormenta Tropical with their unique latin flavor as well as Trouble & Bass’s Samo Sound Boy. More info.

Check out Samo Sound Boy’s recent Smashcast full of summertime stylings.

Sunny Side Up @ 222 Hyde

LA’s Sunny Side Up travels north to SF to bring a groove-filled afterparty from your Friday night adventures. Starting at 6am, DJs Junior and Dewey Chan will link up with locals Solar, Conor, and Anthony Mansfield for guaranteed good times and vibes in the early hours and throughout the day. More info.


Sunday, July 10

Stamina @ 1192 Folsom

Drum and bass heads will be thrilled to know that there’s a new weekly party for their musical tastes and best of all, it’s free! Every Sunday night starting at 9pm two rooms will be bringing the bass-heavy jams with resident DJs Mal, b2b, and Lukeino.