Remember when all of our favorite pop mega stars were part of pop mega groups? When Timberlake was telling us “It’s gonna be me” and Beyonce was an independent woman even though she had two other women in her group? Go back in time to when you had to buy

Hipshaker MPLS is back at the VFW tonight with their heavy funk and rare soul dance party. DJs Brian Engel, George Rodriguez, and Greg Waletski give you something real to soak in as they bring the snap, crackle, and pop of the original vinyl 45s. You’ll be able to shake

Tonight’s Triple Play at ROK brings together drum & bass with hip-hop and funk, brought to you by DJ Anthony Kasper, Wissota Funk, and DJ Elsewhere. ROK has begun to host more live music and listening/dance nights like this. It’s a great chance to check out a venue on the

Curated by multidisciplinary artist, DJ, and curator Yasmeenah, What’s in Your Crate invites you to pack a blanket and meet fellow music lovers in the Wurtle Upper Garden at the Walker for an evening of vinyl and conversation. Part of the museum’s Summer Social 2023 series, local DJs will bring

Three queer dance party series that help us celebrate queerness year-round—here’s a bit about who they are and where you can dance next. WORDS BY ISABELLE WATTENBERG Daddy Issues Attend a Daddy Issues dance party (and you should!) and you’ll be welcomed into an inclusive, come-as-you-are, decked-out space with music

Love 105 sets off on a three-hour cruise down the Mississippi, taking you back to the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. Lucky’s 13 will provide a buffet dinner. SAT 5/20, 7 PM, $20, 21+

The Cedar Cultural Center and Tamu Arts present the spring edition of their popular dance night. Bringing the contemporary African sounds are local DJs Salif Keita of KFAI FM and King Swank, as well as performances by our beloved host Fanaka Nation with special guests including Beri. SAT 5/13, 7

For a night of big hair, MTV throwbacks, and a possible meet-cute á la John Hughes, go to the Uptown VFW for ’80s New Wave Prom. DJ Shane Kramer will spin all the ’80s classics from Talking Heads to Kate Bush to Duran Duran, and more. Don’t forget to take