The History of Dance, Good Fridays: Double Deuce, The Twelves and more
The sun has been shining, cherry blossoms are peeping out – could this be the end of winter? Wiarton Willie groundhog has predicted an early spring this year so you might as well get out there and enjoy all that's going on in Vancouver this weekend. And if it's still cold and wet, we've got some ideas that will get you all heated up.
Feb 4 10 pm | Waldorf Hotel A great new monthly multi-room party series begins this Friday at the Waldorf. Do the words Graceland, Luv-a-Fair, Red Lounge, Twilight Zone, Chameleon Urban Lounge, Sugar Refinery, Starfish Room, Ms T's and Town Pump mean anything to you? To this Bee they do. Back in the days when Vancouver's independent nightlife flourished, you could find me dancing the night away at these clubs. Now the Waldorf has an event for all those memories, featuring an eclectic and timeless array of dance music—from UK indie rock to American R&B, funk, Jamaican reggae, world-beat, 1960's garage, 1970's pop, black disco, and European electronic—decades and genres will blur together. Songs - some well loved, others, long forgotten - will open your mind to new dimensions. Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes.
Feb 4 | 9 PM | Greedy Pig | Free
A monthly party in Gastown. This one is for all of the people who want to come out for a bit of boogie but don't want to deal with the cheap beer, college or gang banger crowds. The party covers a wide range of music from disco to boogie (both new and old), house to techno, jazz, funk, soul, country, polka, folk punk and everything in between.
THE TWELVES live (Brazil)! w/ GO GO BIZKITT (uk) + Dubstep room + DJ Pat Lok
Feb 4 10-3am | Club 560 | $35+ or Bee special $25
Our dear DJ friend, Pat Lok is playing alongside mash-up and indie dance stars, THE TWELVES (Brazil), this Friday at Vancouver's hottest club, 560. It will be the most banging party of the month (or year). Grab their AMAZING BBC Essential Mix to find out why The Twelves are so spicy hot.
**BEE SPECIAL** DJ Pat Lok is a good friend of ours and is offering a limited number of $25 DJ Pat Pollen Special tix. Shoot us an email and we'll hook you up.
Epic Dance Party II: Hot Frocks (Hotter Pants)
Feb 5 | 8 PM | 45West Studios | $10 - $15