It’s back to Playa this weekend with parties to celebrate Burning Man Decompression, while Snoop and Animal Collective show off their DJ skills at local venues.

For more listings, visit SF Station’s events calendar.

Thursday, October 9: Snoop Dogg at Public Works
Snoop Dogg starts the weekend early with an intimate DJ set at Public works as DJ Snoopadelic.  Expect this one to fill up quick.

Thursday, October 9: Animal Collective (DJ Set) at 1015 Folsom
Meanwhile, Animal Collective members Avey Tare, Geologist and Deakin bring abstract sounds and beats to 1015 Folsom for a DJ set with Teebs and Taylor McFerrin.


Friday, October 10th: Nadia Ali at Ruby Skye
Once crowned the “enduring empresses” of dance music, vocalist Nadia Ali blends influences from her Middle Eastern background with a street-savvy New York upbringing for a sound that fits perfectly with the anthemic beats on Ruby Skye’s dance floor. Her resume includes work with big names in the EDM world like Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Afrojack and Hardwell and breakout singles in the UK with her former group iiO.


Saturday, October 11th: Distrikt’s Dusty Dance Party at Public Works
Dust off those Playa dancing shoes. For those who want to make a weekend out of the Burning Man Decompression street party in SF this weekend,  the Distrikt Camp starts the party early on Saturday at Public Works with a full lineup of camp regulars.


Saturday, October 11th: Lange at Vessel
UK-based trance master DJ Lange is back in the Bay for a set at Vessel. On the cusp of releasing remix collection of “We Are Lucky People,” Lange is known for playing international events such as Tomorrowland, EDC and Global Gathering. Opening DJs will be Erika K and Daun Giventi.


Saturday, October 11th: Lo IQ? at F8
Miami-based DJ Lo IQ? makes his San Francisco debut with special guest, Dynasty. Lo IQ?  just released a free download of his remix of “Take U There” feat. Kiesza and also remixed tracks like CJ Bolland’s “Sugar is Sweeter” and Daft Punk’s “Doin It Right.” Be ready for big room breakbeats.