6/8 - 6/11/17
Another weekend in San Francisco brings us disco, techno, and day parties galore.
Who: Sunset Soundsystem with Prins Thomas, Lovefingers, & Galen
Where: 6/8, Monarch
Sounds Like: Lindstrom, Todd Terje, Idjut Boys, DFA, Tensnake, Tiger & Woods, Tim Sweeney, DJ Harvey.
Recommended If: You like deep selections, spacey, synth-heavy modern disco.
Who: Robot Ears' 4th Anniversary with Len Faki, ft John Kaberna, Lindsey Herbert, Jean-Phillipe
Where: 6/9, Public Works (Main Room)
Sounds Like: Chris Liebing, Ben Klock, Alan Fitzpatrick, Sven Vath, Rødhåd, Etapp Kyle
Recommended If: Techno heavyweights are your scene (Faki hasn't been to SF since 2015).
Who: Expansion Festival Fundraiser with Emanate, Yaz, Alicia MR, Dmitry Medvedev, K-NOS
Where: 6/9, Public Works (Loft)
Sounds Like: Deep techno, tech house.
Recommended If: Combined experienced party crews coming together to throw their own festival is something you'd like to support.
Who: Sure Thing with Sleeparchive & Acronym
Where: 6/9, F8
Sounds Like: Lewis Fautzi, Planetary Assault Systems, Shifted, Perc, Silent Servant, Rrose, Abdulla Rashim
Recommended If: You want serious, dark techno, coming hot off an impressive set at Movement 2017 (Sleeparchive), enjoy the Northern Electronics crew (Dorisburg, Korridor.), Mord, Tresor.
Who: Volvox & Danny Daze
Where: 6/9, The Great Northern
Sounds Like: Acid, electro, techno, EBM (Volvox), Tale of Us, Maceo Plex, Art Department, Adriatique, KiNK, &Me (Danny Daze)
Recommended If: You're a Discwoman fangirl like us, or like the deeper, groovier side of techno in the case of Danny Daze.
Who: It's Day Party Time with DpeshMo & Cielux & Rose Auravide
Where: 6/10, Natoma Cabana
Sounds Like: Disco, Italodisco, House
Recommended If: You're into a day party with a laid-back attitude and a disco bent.
Who: Permission to Land with Blond:ish, ft Bo & Benjamin K
Where: 6/11, The Midway
Sounds Like: Audiofly, Lee Burridge, Yokoo, Maya Jane Coles, Bedouin, Rodriguez Jr.
Recommended If: You like Kompakt and Get Physical, deep house, quality sound, tasty food, good vibes. Our personal favorite well-curated day party in the city.
For a more comprehensive guide to upcoming dance music events, we recommend this calendar. Have we missed an event? Have something coming up we should know about? Corrections? Email us for consideration at firstname.lastname@example.org.