New Year’s Eve at Studio 54, 1978. Photo by Tod Papageorge.
Wednesday, May 14
Opening of Tender in the Sanctuary Hotel (130 West 47th Street) with a birthday celebration for Fabien Beretta at 8 p.m.
Opening of nightclub guru Stuart Braunstein’s film Don Peyote at Tribeca Cinemas (54 Varick Street) at 8 p.m. with afterparty at the theatre.
Dorian Gray’s Fast Fashion at Bowery Electric (327 Bowery). Kayvon Zand and Anna Evans channel Depeche Mode at 11 p.m.
Thursday, May 15
Heart Beats at Hotel Chantelle (92 Ludlow Street). Rock and roll with DJs Alana Raben and me (Steve Lewis) with presenters Demetra (SFX), Danielle Cardona Graff (Vvynl), Roc-elle Records, Monique Renee, Sam Valentine, and many more.
Jonathan Schwartz’a birthday bash LAVOpalooza with DJs Vice and Politik and surprise guests at Lavo (39 West 58 Street) at 11 p.m.
Input at Output (74 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn) with Nadastrom, Sabo and Ape Drums at 10 p.m.
Friday, May 16
STEVE’S PICK OF THE WEEK: The 2nd Annual Asian Burlesque Spectacular hosted by Yuhua!
with burlesque performances by The Shanghai Pearl (Seattle), Orchid Mei (Denver), Cherry Typhoon (Tokyo/Montreal), Sukki Singapora (Singapore), Calamity Chang (NYC), Wrong Note Rusty (Toronto CA), Miyuki Divine (Calgary, CA), Bunny Pistol (SF), D’ Lovely (San Diego), Cheeky Lane (NYC) and Violet Eva (Japan) at Drom (85 Avenue A) at 7 p.m.
Cherrybomb at The Flat (308 Hooper Street, Brooklyn) with DJs Smurfo, NIRE
HARUKA SALT, Will Gates, and Chad Dubz, and a performance by Tiombe Lockhart and MC Cakes da Killa at 10 p.m.
Rockabilly X at Otto’s Shrunken Head (539 East 14th Street) with Barry Ryan, Joey D, Mike Larocka, and many surprise guests at 11 p.m.
AdHoc Late Night with Black Marble and Future Punx at Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway, Brooklyn) at 11:55 p.m.
Saturday, May 17
BangOn! presents Danger Zone at 10 p.m. at a secret warehouse location. Lots of visuals and surprises…
NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin and DJ Shannon Funchess of Light Asylum doing the 1 a.m. dance contest at Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn) at 11:30 p.m.
Superstar DJ Erick Morillo, at Pacha NYC (618 West 46th Street) at 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 18
Opening of Sunset Discotheque with the legendary Tony Humphries, Eli Escobar and Midnight Magic at Rooftop 48 (605 West 48th Street) from 1 p.m. ‘til 10 p.m.
Monday, May 19
Opening of Miss Lily’s second location 7A Cafe in the former 7A space (109 Avenue A) at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 20
Private listening party for Steve Aoki’s new album, Neon Future, at Cielo (18 Little West 12th Street). RSVP a must.
Frankie Sharp presents Westgay at Westway (75 Clarkson Street) at 11 p.m.