June Itinerary

June is bustin’ out all over and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for street fests and more techno park parties. Feel free to DM me with any events I’m missing. I update this throughout the month.

June 1st

SALON – A West Philly Drag Revue

Wicked Women- June First Friday Event

Industrial 6/1 Xentrifuge PT Grimm Chmcl Str8jckt +DJ XrisSMack!

Modern Blood This Friday w/ Mike Saga,ElijvhVrms & Richard Reich

Philly Loves The Soulquarians w DJ’s Mike Nyce + 9th Wonder

Tantrum Tonic

Goodie no.96 w. MANIK at Liaison Room

SFM Philly presents: TIME Travel w/ Be Svendsen.

June 2nd

Sex Dwarf Depeche Mode Pregame

Bangarang Presents: Party Animals a FUNdraiser for PAWS

Breakfast Club – New Wave + Post Punk Brunch

Casey has stageiv cancer, what‚Äôs your excuse ūüôā

Da Wobble: A Dance Flashmob – Disrupting Displacement

West Philly Porchfest with LEFT RITE 2.0

Ambient Church: Suzanne Ciani in Quadraphonic Sound

Midge Ure of Ultravox Acoustic 

PEX Magic Garden Party 7

Lower Tar : J. De Sosa : Lady Shame : Gabo Rio

Spacer Women with DJs Rana Ransom and Skip-Stop

CyberProm: Cybertron Goth Prom [Free Before 11pm]

A Black Celebration

Labyrinth One Year Anniversary

June 3rd

Producer Social – Rooftop Party

Philly Dyke Ride – 2018 edition

Dark Thoughts & Cult Objects Matinee BBQ

Depeche Mode With Special Guest – Global Spirit Tour

June 4th

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

June 7th

Wet Dream [A Drag Show + Dance Party]

Mad World – a new wave party

All Natural Sessions – Left Rite Takeover

June 8th

Rudy Kardos vs Tantrum Tonic

Making Time with Carla dal Forno

Pop-Up at Maingate

Svmmon: A Dark Dance Night

Control Freak with Magglezzz at The Dolphin

June 9th

Riot Nerd Flea Market

Juice: A Summer Fest for QTWOC

Special Treetment Art Show

Pretty In Pink Prom Night – 80s New Wave/90s Alternative Dance

DJ Firmeza (Portugal) / :3Lon / TBA

Subsurface 005: Phil Moffa, Damon Bradley, M//R

The Shakedown: Thomas Blondet + Mr. Falcon Upstairs

1694 + Great Circles present Curious Dream

DJ Firmeza (Portugal) / :3Lon / DJ Delish/ Stateschoolgirl/TBA

Summer of Summer w/ TSOT DJ Kai Fentross at The Trestle Inn

Subsurface 005: Phil Moffa, Damon Bradley, M//R

Yolo Ono & Osagie at The Dolphin

Bangarang Presents: Party Animals a FUNdraiser for PAWS

The Perfect World of Partying w/ Greg D & Zillas On Acid !

June 10th

Ask A Sex Abuse Survivor in Philadelphia

The Soul Pickle Loves Philly w/DEL

Cleopatra’s Secrets 02

2018 Philly LGBT Pride Parade and Festival

Echo Flex: a 2000s Era Hip Hop Party!

goodie social at Foto Club

June 11th

Ginabeats III: Special Edition Tigerbeats Birthdaypalooza!

June 13th

Deep Space Brooklyn | DJ Spooky/ François K. at Output

June 14th

BUM BUM TRA TRA: Latinx & Tropical Club Sounds at The Dolphin

Miami Vice Tropical 80s Night

The Horrors with Remote/Control at Underground Arts

June 15h

Vampyrty ~ 2018

Night Moves – Extended Roofdeck Party at South Bowl

Cold Cave / Black Marble / Choir Boy at Union Transfer

Vortex – Dark Music for a Distraught Life Form

Say Less presents: Onur Ozman

June 16th

SunFunToo : Song of the Siren

Zi√ļr/Precolumbian/Besharam/Teknacolor Ninja/Wolf Dem

Club Congress

June 17th

Dauwd [] pres. by [sic]

June 18th

Slenko & McKeys / Alpha_Alpha / Tapes & Tubes / Les Iris

June 19th

Alexis Taylor (of Hot Chip) / Moon Diagrams / Night Drive at JBs

June 20th

Post-punk / New Wave / Goth ( Unknown Pleasures) at The Dolphin

June 21st

Nitty Gritty: Rock & Roll w/the Ramones!

Out Come The Wolves[Punk Rock/Ska Party]

June 22nd

Return to Vacation Beach

Resonate presents: Dom & Roland + Robert Manos

DJSC at Kung Fu Necktie

June 23rd

Mushroom Growing 101: Beyond Low-Tech

Lehigh Valley Pagan Pride Day 2018

Muslim City Fest- Philadelphia

Celtic Fling

The Wonder Bars w/ Double D and DigitalDavy

Daybreaker PHL // A Journey Through Time

SummerJam ‚Äė18. FREE! w/ DJ ICEY

Boat Trippin’ // Doc Martin, Byron The Aquarius, More!

Transmission – A Dark Danse Party

No Boyfriends: 1YR Anniversary

Kill Frenzy & Worthy at Warehouse on Watts

June 24th

I Love Industrial w/ DAS ICH & DistortedRetrospect

Philly SOUL Picnic a Summer 2018 House Reunion

Summer Forever w/ special guest Ed Christof

June 27th

SYNTHICIDE x Fleisch Present: Zanias, Multiple Man x Neud Photo + More

Tribe: Beach Party Theme

June 28th

Thursday Night Fever [A Disco Party]

June 29th

PEX Summer Festival X

Smells Like Children – a dark 90’s dance party

goodie no. 97 w. Waajeed, Matthew Law, Leo & Hadida

June 30th

Moondog II

Kate Ferencz Tape Release w/ Height Keech and Kevin Wynd

Next Up: Cold Cave / Black Marble / Choir Boy

Wonderlust w/ Mr. Falcon, Aziz, and The Wonder Bars (DJ Set)

Sociable Witch I may be, but it’s not often I find myself going out on a weeknight. However, I had to make an exception for this event. The Wonder Bars have a special place in my heart, as does Mr. Falcon. Transparency is key and I am happy to say I have been good friends with The Wonder Bars frontman, Tom Scott since high school (we old). Bird duo, Mr. Falcon, are my close friends too. Pro-Tip, they aren’t actually twins.

Wonderlust w/ Mr. Falcon, Aziz, and The Wonder Bars (DJ Set)

The¬†Liaison Room at Front Street Cafe has become another favorite spot of mine. Location aside, it feels like a safe venue to attend. I got there just as Mr. Falcon went on, so I missed the first set from Aziz. The energy was high and vibes were good, and DJ’s play a major role in creating that kind of environment, ayy.

Mr. Falcon is always a treat to see. The music they play consistently¬†stays with there sound, but you’re bound to hear new and interesting choices when they are on. Though they are passionate about the art of DJing and often play big gigs, they remain without ego. It’s refreshing to go out and see DJ’s who are excellent at the craft, but at with a genuine love of music and not strictly business.

This time The Wonder Bars were DJing, but even DJing is a performance. Some of the band members added live electronics on top of the set. This created a unique and versatile sound to an already choice set.

Every time they perform, whether as a live¬†band or live performance, it’s always so much fun. In fact, the entire night was perfect. So perfect that I stayed out on a school night until 2 a.m. Worth it tho.

Next Up:¬†The Soft Moon / Boy Harsher at Johnny Brenda’s

March Itinerary

Hey hey it’s Aries month! I’m here with your March itinerary. As usual, let me know if I’m missing any events on here. There are a lot of goth nights happening, must be in celebration of my big 30 coming up!

March 2nd

Infrared w. Joe Pompeo, Who’s Who, BeeTee Beats

Martial Canterel, INTERVAL, The Wants

Excision

Dave P……ALL NITE LONG.

Select Sounds Feat. Weiss (21+)

goodie no.94 : w Rob Paine & Francisco Collazo

Black Coffee at Coda

March 3rd

Changing Death: Culture and Acceptance: a Panel + Exhibition

Strictly HOUSE | Deep Beats & Cocktails

Carpe Noctem

Club Congress

A Black Celebration

Dark Tower v2 Electric Boogaloo

March 6th

GOTH NIGHT w/ Distorted Retrospect!

March Synth Night

March 7th

Spaced Out!

Mad World – a New Wave Party

Cult Objects / Washer / Bethlehem Steel / Yazan – Everybody Hits

OMD – Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

March 8th

24HrPHL Dialogues – Berlin Clubcommission’s Lutz Leichsenring

Solidarity is Sweet! IWS Celebration & Fundraiser

R A D A R 3) a party for queer femmes

CVLT with Dave Ghoul and DJ Poe at Asylum 13

Queer Qrush – An All-inclusive Dance Party!

Issa UK Ting: Garage Grime UK Funky Bruk DnB + at The Dolphin ~ Free!

Thursdaze w/s/g Bummer’s End at Backyard Ale House

March 9th

Tantrum Tonic

Dreams of You: Soft Touches and Fiber Futures

Foundation, Philadelphia’s Premier Goth Industrial Dance Party

Transmission – A Dark Danse Party

LATE NIGHT SHOW: Automelodi, Bootblacks at Saint Vitus

Retro Friday- Ed Wood

March 10th

Myles Sergé aka Translate

Watchout!

The Shakedown 16 YEAR Anniversary!

The Red Party: Welcome to the Reptile House: A Night of Sisters!

Automelodi / IXVLF / Lunacy – plus DJs

The Labyrinth No.6

Output Grayscale | R√łdh√•d/ Kobosil/ Monoloc at Output and Sven Weisemann (Open to Close) in The Panther Room

March 11th

Plan 9 from Outer Space- featuring Rifftrax!

The Barbary Presents: Drag-aoke !

610 Underground: Pop Up in Allentown

March 14th

Mad World – a New Wave Party

March 15th

Wonderlust w/ Mr. Falcon, Aziz + The Wonder Bars (DJ SET)

Night Sins, Remote Control, Cheeky at Ortlieb’s

Feels Good: Groovy Dance Jams w/ Maggs Bruchez

WET DREAM [DRAG SHOW + DANCE PARTY]

March 16th

Nightmares On Wax with Attic Tapes at Underground Arts

The Magic Message presents: Paradise at The Dolphin

Resonate presents: Robert Manos + Adred & Ray Uptown

Say Less x Most Excellent

March 17th

Martial Canterel // Void Vision // Plastic Ivy

March 31st

Shadowland Lancaster with Guest DJ Diesel

DNCE w. Francisco Collazo at Liaison Room

Next Up: Infrared w. Joe Pompeo, Who’s Who, BeeTee Beats

Rizumu 15yrs/27hrs

Rizumu is a 15 year running (which is HUGE in a city where most things that are cool do not last very long or do not stay cool for very long‚Ķ sorry Mad Decent Block Party¬†¬Į\_(„ÉĄ)_/¬Į), after hours party that, up until recently, was held at 52hz in West Philly. Rizumu is known for bringing in local DJ‚Äôs and Producers, as well as the big name DJ‚Äôs who come with that proper techno.¬†Adam X¬†and¬†Andrey Pushkarev¬†are just two of the many huge talents that have come through.

Rizumu 15yrs/27hrs

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Here is another party that I believe has been so successful in the underground scene because of the crew who runs it and the people it draws in. Promotors and DJ’s Sean Thomas, Jacob Herschel, and Rudy Kardos have cultivated one of the safest and highly music based techno after hours party in Philadelphia, with some incredible visual art collaborations. to boot. Rizumu is adamant about providing a welcoming space for everyone. Women, people of color, the LGBQT community, this crew knows techno can bring us all together and they do an amazing job facilitating that truth.

When you think of the term ‚Äúrave‚ÄĚ the first thing you may think of is images of glo-sticks and kandi. This is not the case here. Rizumu is a crew so focused on music that the demographic you will see at a party are true techno heads, young and old, who passionately will dance until the morning light.

I have fond memories of the anniversary last year, and I was not disappointed (though I had no doubts) about this year being a banger. The start of the party was on Saturday night, which I unfortunately did not get out to this year. I was bummed about missing a performance from Cienfuegos, but ayyyy. The continuing festivities the next day at Glendinning Rock Garden were perfect though. The weather was incredible and nothing beats listening to techno in nature. Everyone seemed relaxed and happy, just the vibe I would expect from this party. My only wish is that Rizumu would throw more park parties. Luckily, a lot of crews utilize that space too, and we are entering park party season again.

Happy Anniversary Rizumu!

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Next Up: Soft Leather Philadelphia 5.24.17