HOUSEPITALITY feat. ARDALAN | Open Champagne 9pm-10pm


Wed Sep 10
F8 | 1192 Folsom
City, Clubs, Music, City Events, Venues


( ( (HOUSEPITALITY) ) ) proudly presents an underground rising (risen?) star from SF's infamous Dirtybird crew along with a DEBUT live PA set by a burgeoning local talent

::ARDALAN (Dirtybird | SF)::
::MENAGE A MOI *live* (3AM Devices | SF)::
::SEAN MURRAY (Housepitality | SF)::

Backroom grooves by

::CHRIS ORR (Madrone|SF)::

There's nary a soul in the international tech house underground who hasn't heard the name Ardalan—or at least HEARD one of his tracks. He rose to international notoriety on the strength of one of the catchiest, panty-droppin-est tracks that he co-produced along with fellow Dirtybird Justin Martin: Mr. Spock, and has release a whole bunch of slappin' tracks ever since.

Not just a talented producer, but a bit of a whiz behind the decks, Ardy (as his friends call him) has proven to be an in-demand DJ on the international circuit, causing massive infusions of bass and a whole ton of panties left behind on the dance floor. No joke.

We're excited to host this talent in our booth for a long-overdue headlining set. No gabbing allowed.

Playing before Ardy, we're proud to host the debut LIVE PA set from a local talent known as Ménage ŕ Moi. Generally known as a production moniker for local producer Lawrence Stone, the live sets from Ménage ŕ Moi incorporate another person who just so happens to be a great friend of ours and talented producer/DJ in his own right: Andy Kershaw.

This night will mark the debut of the live PA set from these two gentlemen who are also the label owners of local label 3AM DEVICES, an up-and-coming label featuring the music from a host of amazing local producers. We're proud to help spring these folks on an unsuspecting public.

Opening up, a veteran DJ and Housepitality resident: Sean Murray. Sean's been DJing for damn long time, and his talents have been a big part of our party's success over the last year, ever since we were smart enough to incorporate him into our stable of residents. He plays a funky, warehouse ready sound, equally at home in the forest, the beach, and of course in our little club. His opening sets are always a treat as he weaves his way from empty dance floor to popping party. Arrive early.

Finally, the Groove Lounge will be serenaded with the sounds from local groove merchant Chris Orr. He’s been collecting vinyl since 1980 and started djing in 1986. He was a writer and editor for magazines such as URB, XLR8R, and US Mixmag from ’95 til the mid 2000s, and was the first journalist in the US to write about Daniel Wang and Swayzak.

The details:

FREE before 11pm with RSVP
otherwise $5 before 10pm, $10 after
FREE champagne from 9pm-10pm
$5 Jameson (with mention of Housepitality discount)
Streaming LIVE at



Range, appeal and a massive dose of nasty, gritty bass are the three chief weapons every Dirtybird artist has in his quiver, but Ardalan seems to be the peak culmination of all those assets in one wieldy point. This young archer has had the incomprehensible luck to fall into crew with his idols, be reared by their best and given some of their most guarded musical secrets, then hoisted to a platform to blare his prodigious beats from places where most creators can only dream of being.

Born in Tehran, Iran, Ardalan Noghre-Kar possesses a peculiar, fresh perspective on music genesis without even trying. His mixes, remixes and dubs are known for their sass, energy and wickedly wry samples that snap like a wet towel to the face, but his original tracks are where his efforts shine, like those released with Justin Martin-“Mr. Spock,” a 2010 party anthem charted by Diplo and Jesse Rose, and “Lezgo,” charted by Dog Blood (Skrillex and Boyz Noise)-and those soon-to-be-released on his own EP with Dirtybird. It's no wonder he's been given the nod by everyone from Papa Dirtybird himself (Claude Von Stroke) and A-Trak to those who are charting his remixes, like Maya Jane Coles, Audiojack, and Riva Starr, the last of whom he has an upcoming remix for to be released on Snatch.

The greatest strength in Ardy's music is his ability to whip out hits that work equally well from the dankest basements to the most opulent dancefloors; sounds that satisfy those with diverse tastes who can unite under his single agenda of having a good time.


Ménage ŕ Moi


Sean Murray

Our newest Housepitality resident and one of the few SF bay area originals still lurking in the underground. Raised on the SF bay area Wicked, Gathering, and Sunset parties he's now in his prime, influencing new generations with his particular sound and style. Starting with a base of house, he has infused Detroit, Stockholm, minimal, acid, and other sounds to create a deep, almost techno soul music with focus on basslines and vocals. This is epic storytelling at its best. Just ask around... folks know.


Chris Orr


Enjoy handcrafted cocktails by our very own groove lounge mixologist.

World class acts, world class music, every Wednesday night..

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1192 Folsom
Folsom St. at 8th St., SF

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