Between Ruby Skye’s 15 year anniversary weekend, the beautiful Erykah Badu, and the premier of The End Up’s Ibiza Dayclub, it’ll be hard to find time not to party this weekend. Check out SF’s best and brightest rolling through to satisfy the crowd.
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Thursday, May 7: Crizzly at Ruby Skye
This Texas-based producer knows how to make a crowd go wild. His background is in intense, crunchy dubstep, but over the years Crizzly has added in trap elements for an addictive clubstep sound that makes him one of the few dubstep producers still be keeping things fresh.
Thursday, May 7: TWRK at 1015
TWRK isn’t ambiguous about the intention behind his name and his music: making girls shake their booty. He has become an expert at 100 BPM, often using pitched up, bouncy vocals with big 808 bass to get the crowd dancing.
Friday, May 8: Erykah Badu DJ Set at 1015
This legendary diva, a modern queen of soul/R&B, will bring her crates to 1015 for a night of old school hip hop and some sultry live vocals. Erykah has been touring quite a bit recently, treating audiences around North America to her stunning voice and bodacious afro.
Friday, May 8: Fehrplay at Audio
This young Norwegian’s talent was validated when he was taken under the wing of Eric Prydz as a part of the Pryda family. He has since has moved on to release on Anjunadeep and Mau5trap. But his layered, progressive house tracks pulse with melodic synth stabs that create an energetic yet subdued vibe, taking listeners on his journey of sound.
Friday, May 8: Steve Angello at Ruby Skye
1/3 of the former Swedish House Mafia (RIP), Steve Angello is an ambitious Swede that has not only released huge tracks but manages his own label, Size, which fosters some of dance music’s brightest talent. He’ll headline Ruby Skye’s 15 year anniversary weekend with a show that’s sure to bring back some of the old Swedish House favorites and introduce some brand new progressive house bangers.
Saturday, May 9: Sultan + Ned Shepard at Temple
From Tiesto to Dillon Francis to David Guetta, everyone wants to collaborate with this powerhouse of a duo. They know their niche well, with an impressive list of progressive house hits featuring sexy vocalists under their belt. This Canadian team are house pioneers with a track record of well-executed big room carnage.
Saturday, May 9: Jack LNDN at Harlot
As his name suggests, this Londoner is a breath of fresh air to the dance music scene. His tracks have a deep vibe with bright, reverb-soaked synths that give an air of summertime to his funky house beats.
Saturday, May 9: Pete Tong at Public Works
BBC Radio 1 host Pete Tong touches down in SF to play some new and exclusive beats for the crowd at Public Works. The host of the infamous Essential Mix brings a flair of his own to his sets, mixing deep house and tech house, with an assortment of underground tracks.
Saturday, May 9: Ibiza Dayclub at The End Up
The End Up is premiering their new Saturday party, Ibiza Dayclub, this weekend. Blending Spanish social vibes with Las Vegas’ club energy, this Saturday fiesta promises big room, bass, and mashups provided by a host of local DJs for a unique experience they hope to build into one of SF’s premier EDM weeklies.