9 Great Jones St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 212-539-3909. MON: KONKRETE JUNGLE: NY's longest running drum 'n' bass party?regular DJs incl. Cassien, del Mar, SoulSlinger, Swingsett, Odi & guests, 604-4224 for info.; 10:30, $10.
104 Ave. C (7th St.), 212-780-0202. WEDS: BARONESS' FETISH RETINUE: Mistress Crimson performs while The Baroness takes advantage of willing victims, 946-1776 for more info; $12 street clothes, $5 fetish attire. FRI: URBAN ROOTS: Soulful grooves spun by Mario Roberto & La Loka; 10.
174 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-780-0313. No cover. THURS: ETHER: DJs Courage, Saskai, Ruido, Malik, FFlood & Keinyo spin dub, ambient & electro blipperings; 10. FRI: COMBUSTIBLE: DJ Scratch Famous from Chicago's seminal Deadly Dragon Soundsystem spins old school hiphop, Latin beats & dancehall; 10. SAT: EXCURSIONS: DJ Language presents a mix of rare grooves, old school/underground hiphop, breakbeats & dub; 10. MON: DOSAGE: Smoking hiphop, funk & dub spun by DJ Crackmouse & his posse; 10, free.
119 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 212-686-5500. SUN: SUR-BETTE: The restaurant crowd is loyal to itself?all the bartenders, waiters & maitre d's know each other & grumble collectively at the end of a long night's work. Where do they grumble? At Murray Hill's young & sassy French spot Aubette?funk, soul, r&b & Latin; 10-4, free. MON: STOLEN MOMENTS: With WFMU's DJ Small Change; 9, free. TUES: LA MERDE: DJ Cosi spins acid jazz, funk, soul & r&b to a chattering after-work crowd hopped up on Stoli flavored vodka drinks. Cigars & hors d'oeuvres available. Don't come in jeans or "dressed down" or the eagle-eyed door man won't let you in, 971-9445 for info; 6, free.
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 212-982-BABY. See also "Rock 'n' Roll." TUES: CLARK GAYTON'S EPICENTER: LES's weekly Buena Vista Social Club? feat. weekly guests?you never who may turn up?Q-tip or members from the Lenny Kravtz band; 10-1, $5.
29 Bedford St. (Downing St.), 212-627-1580. WEDS: GET SLEAZY!: DJ Frank O spins his usual, go-go shows at 11, 12 & 1; 10, $5. THURS: IN HI-FI: DJ Jack Fetterman's weekly party dabbles between 70s go-go, soundtrack blips & drum 'n' bass; 7, free.
133 Ave. C (betw. 8th & 9th Sts.), 212-539-0811. WEDS: THIAROYE: DJs Dakar & Ken play roots reggae & drum 'n' bass; 10, free. THURS: BARAZA THURSDAY: Infectious Latin rhythms, provided by Laz; 10, free. MON: DIGGS 2000: House, r&b, dance from Dmitri or Stephan; 10, free. TUES: EMBASSY: Night of breakbeats, triphop, illbient, ambient, slambient, jungle & minimal intelligent ecclectika with DJs Philter & Elrod; 10, free.
538 E. 14th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 212-228-2240. WEDS: REAGAN DEATH WATCH: Night dedicated to everything 80s with scantily-dressed dancers shakin' their things to tunes spun by DJs Mike Rx & Mike M.D.; 10, free. THURS: ROCK 'n' ROLL DRUGSTORE: That Guy Tom explores the sonic universe between pre-punk & punk proper, spinning Iggy, MC5, the NY Dolls, Dead Boys, Sonics, etc.; 10, free. FRI: SQUARESVILLE: Dr. Ringding & Slim Chance play anything from "guitar & sax grind" to punk, soul & metal; 10, free. SAT: STRANGE CARGO: DJ Blind Chilly Stingray spins hillbilly swing, jump blues, 60s r&b & Brit-rock; 10, free. SUN: CHURCH: Start the week right?praise the Lord than throw back a few with Gabe (DJ PoorBorn) & Solana (DJ Salami) as they spin real rock 'n' roll (music with a sneer!)?The Rolling Stones, MC5, PIL, The Criminals, Dead Moon & gospel on the hour, every hour; 10, free. TUES: GLITTERATI: Legal exposure & gyration, courtesy of the generous Miss Eliesha, Lady Ace & (occasionally) Loverboy; 10, $5 men, free for women.
231 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-539-1389. Half priced drinks 'til 9. WEDS: SOUL GLO: Funk, soul & blues to drive the troubles home, & booze in which to drown them?hosted by DJ K.L. Diablo; 10, free. THURS: FAT THURSDAY: New Orleans r&b, Mardi Gras style, with the Professor; 10, free. FRI: MEDIUM RARE: WBAI's DJ Monk1 spins deep 60s & 70s groove, city soul, & Jamaican r&b; 10, free. SUN: THE SUNDAY NIGHT DRIVE-IN: You know you're having a good time if you can smack your own ass?60s garage, glam & 70 rock with Redskull; 10, free. MON: FLYING JINNY: Shecky Wrek spins it all; 10, free. TUES: TRUCK STOP TUESDAY: The Professor gives the truckers in the house the country they've been looking for. Bring your CB radio & favorite Wrangler shirt; 10, free.
117 E. 15th St. (betw. Irving Pl. & Union Sq. E.), 212-533-0009. FRI: AFROLICIOUS: DJ K.L. Diablo spins hiphop, funk & soul for the weekenders; 9:30, $5.
366 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), 718-599-0243, Williamsburg, 718-599-0243. THURS: DUBOLOGY: DJ Soothsayer of Trumystic Sound System unleashes roots reggae; 10, free. SAT: THE SKINNY: Jambalaya of funk, bad-ass old rock, soul & more by DJ James Spooner; 10, free.
BLACK STAR BAR
92 2nd Ave. (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 212-254-4747. THURS: Chris & Dave spin favorites from the past three decades from the Beastie Boys to the Doors; 10, free. FRI: CHAISE LOUNGE: Bruce Tantum spins loungy to tech house; 10, free. SAT: BLACK STAR LOUNGE: Lemuel spins disco to Massive Attack; 10, free. SUN: JETSET: DJ Paul & John spins 80s classics; 9, free. MON: GETTIN' LUCKY: DJ Jolene spins deep house & soul; 10, free. TUES: EASY STAR REGGAE TUESDAYS: King Crown International spins roots, dub & dancehall, all with a conscious/positive angle. Bo! Jamaican eats are available; 10, free.
235 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-777-0588. TUES: MAMACITA: DJ Lola & Nappy G mix Latin jazz, house & soul w/performances by sit-in musicians & vocalists; 10, free.
47 E. Houston St. (betw. Mulberry & Mott Sts.), 212-343-7251. WEDS: SOUL PARTY: DJ Mr. Fine Wine spins classic soul 45's; 10, free. FRI: COOL HAND LUKE: Saint Luke spins whatever he feels like, but it's mostly rock, jungle & triphop; 10, free. SUN: SURF SUNDAYS: Sport your beach-wear cuz it's DJ surfin' Dan; 8, free. MON: POWERLOUNGE!: DJ Shakey spins just about everything from rock to jazz, order take-out straight to the bar; 8-1, free. TUES: BOTANICA TUESDAYS: DJs Jes Grew & DJ Sol spin reggae, hiphop, jungle & blues; 9, free.
110 University Pl. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-255-8188. MON: NIGHT STRIKE: Glow-in-the-dark bowling to a soundtrack of techno & jungle. An NYU crowd gets drunk & rolls a ball down a lane, trying to knock over stationary objects. Brilliant?your parents are paying $100,000 for this?; 10-3, $14 (incl. shoes & unlimited bowling).
brooklyn ale house
103 Berry St. (N. 8th St.), Williamsburg, 718-302-9811. WEDS: ECO LAB WEDNESDAYS: 12Step & Lush spin trip hop, trance, deep funk, hiphop, etc., making the trip across the East River worth every redolent odor encountered; 9, free.
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-420-8392. See also "Rock 'n' Roll." WEDS: INVISIBLE CITIES: Carpark Records hosts weirdest of the weird in abstract & left-field electronics & video projections party, brought to you by resident DJs Stripcentre, Rich, Don Rainwater & Mr. Impossible. The second to last ever Invisible Cities feat. boys from the record store, Safety in Numbers; 11, free. THURS: THREE STARS: Weekly hiphop, jungle & soul party, feat. a wide variety of acts & DJs, like Selly & Kathy, with host Ruvane?$3 drinks 11:30-12:30; 11, $5, ladies free before 12.
196 Orchard St. (Houston St.), 212-477-6282. THURS: GODDESSES: It's expanding...the party for the large & in charge, open mci from 9-10. Tonight, bathing contest for men & women, call to enter; 8, $10.
45-51 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-627-7770. FRI: SUONO LIBERO: Free sounds in dance music hosted by DJ Fabrizio & Tommy "Smokes" To-Disco; 10, $10.
330 W. 38th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-244-7101. 18 & over. THURS: ASTROTECH: DJs Parish, Bashar & Gaby Dershin hosts new weekly techno, trance party; 9, $10. FRI: CLASSIX: Old, new school, classic hiphop spun by DJs DaBlenda & Bloch La Rock; 10, $10.
12 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-206-7770. FRI: GBH: Cor blimey, it's Great British House with Anthony Macaroni & Lil' Roma; 10, $20. SAT: TROUBLE: House upstairs & hiphop, soul & r&b downstairs for a Hampton-centric crowd; 10, $20. SUN: BOYS LIFE: Rob & Mark Nelson pres. Cheetah's weekly gay night; 10, $10. MON: PURR: Belinda, Bonnie & Taquana's long-going hiphop party draws a well-dressed, well-connected downtown crowd. DJ Jules spins; 11, women $7, men $15. TUES: 12 WEST: Disco legend Nicky Siano (Studio 54) hosts new party, 877-TWELVEWEST for info; 7-1, $10.
154 W. 26th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-246-5985. WEDS: TONIC: Weekly after-work party with Joey Cassanova, Ruben Araneta & Vanessa Pino feat. Perry from Blast at 6?2-hour open bar (7-9 p.m.) & free finger food; At 10 p.m., the after-work social turns into an underground house party; $20. THURS: COSMOPOLITAN THURSDAYS: Night returns?jazz, r&b, funk; 6, free.
110 John St. (betw. Cliff & Pearl Sts.), 718-456-9119. SAT: GODDESSES: Parties for big beautiful women & men & their admirers. Tonight's theme: Lingerie Show; 9-3:30, $20, incl. 2 drinks.
268 W. 47th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-398-3800 or www.ChinaClubNYC.com. FRI: FORTUNE FRIDAYS: Chi Chi, Anthony Michael & Damon mastermind an outrageous affair, with DJ Marc King playing house for the main floor, & Arson spinning hiphop, funk & disco in the lounge; 10, $10-$20.
CLUB NEW YORK
252 W. 43rd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 212-997-9510. THURS: METROPOLITAN: Weekly party with complimentary champaign & appetizers?Latin, funk, merengue & Afro grooves; 10, ladies free before 11. SUN: CHOCOLATE MILK: Tammy Ford, DJ Goldfinga, Al Bee, Shauna Neely & Ron Archer host weekly phat party, 479-7821 for info; 9, women free before 11, $20 after.
69 Washington St. (betw. York & Front Sts.), DUMBO, 212-439-1147. FRI: ORGANIC GROOVES: Dancing, dancing, dancing; 10, $7.
85 B'way (Berry St.), Williamsburg., 718-466-3077. SUN: AUDIO BUFFET: Turntablists regulars DJ Dizzy & Bess, from Williamsburg microradio station free103point9, spin an eclectic mix with guest DJs & performers; 10, free.
222 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-358-5094. WEDS: SYMMETRY: Relaxed after-work setting yields a banging party in the wee hours, with Stymie of the Genesis Project bumping progressive trance; 6, no cover before 9, $5 afterwards. TUES: CHERI: The House of Field's Ms. Paisley & DJ Fabian host weekly "filthy" party with weekly "filthy" themes?midgets, fat girls, skater boys & debutantes to look at; 10, $10.
339 E. 10th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 212-228-2435 or www.drinkland.com. No cover except Sundays. WEDS: OXYGEN: Techno, blipperings & beats by DJs Redboy & Kojak with special guests; 10, free. THURS: KINKY THURSDAYS: DJ Dominique from Plant Records & selected guests spin trip-hop & groovy beats; 10, free. SUN: TESTPRESS SUNDAYS: Resident DJ Swingsett invites selectors Cassien, Lion, Seoul, Reid Speed, Dinesh, Delmar, Carol C., Yoshi, Christian Bruna & many others for an "in rotation" series of drum 'n' bass, roots, hiphop & breakbeats. Cheap drinks; 9, $3. MON: DJ Russ S.O.S. & friends offer up a trip-hop, soulful night; 10, free. TUES: TOKYO LUCKY HOLE: Rotating DJs incl. DJ Silver, Plexus, Czko, Stripcentre, Don Rainwater, MTA & more. Spinning all new minimal techno, techhouse & experimental; 10, free.
193 B'way (betw. 20th & 21st St.), 212-383-8357. THURS: VAMPYROS LESBOS: DJ Franc O. moves his well-established party with 60s Euro Go-Go, francophone pop, softcore soundtracks & boogaloo to Eau. The go-go cage houses Manuela, Jaiko Suzuki, Melissa & their guests. Video projections from Euro sexploitation cinema. DJ Rai takes over at midnight; 10, $10. SUN: WILDLIFE: DJ JMZ attempts to tame the beast in all of us with an eclectic mix of music & exotic food, hosted by Alexis, Kat & Jemma; 9-2, free.
29 2nd Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 212-777-9660. THURS: ROCK CITY: Every week with Nikki Kane, Rik Rocket of the Toilet Boys, G-Spot & indie film screenings 'til 12; $3, $5 after 12. FRI: QUEEN BEE: Michael T & Joe II's weekly party feat. videos by Killer & Jerry; 10, $5 & up.
219 2nd Ave. (betw. 13th & 14th Sts.), 212-533-2860. WEDS: CLOUD 9: Weekly party of Brit-pop spun by DJ Sammy Jo & "unearthly visuals" by Luigi, Michael & Brandon; 10, $3. THURS: HUNKY DORY: Danielle & Justine's newest party lets the kids shake their ass?all the mod, Britpop, psy, garage & glam you'll need to jump start the weekend; 10, $5. FRI: 2001: Futuristic music for futuristic folk, feat. DJs Stylus, Andy Sky, Malfunction & more. Live performances at midnight; 9, $5-$10. SAT: THE PARTY KIT: DJ Tuesdae spins 70's glam-rock, 80's old-school, 90's techno & more, as Murray Hill hosts a contest to see who has the best panties. Plus, free candy!; 10, $10, $5 w/invite.
240 W. 52nd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 212-971-9445. WEDS: FLOAT: Upscale event. No sneakers or hoods. Live comedy, music & fashion shows; 6:30, $5, ladies free until midnight.
660 Fulton St. (S. Elliott), Ft. Greene, 212-726-1322. FRI: BANG THE PARTY: Lorie & E-Man's top-drawer Brooklyn-only underground house party with guest DJs each week; 11, $5.
70 N. 6th St. (betw. Kent & Whythe Sts.), Williamsburg, 718-782-5188. WEDS: UNITY GAIN: Monthly electronic event feat. seven live PAs, dueling videoists & hours of improv blipperings, electronica feat. Badawi, Koosil-ja, Newclueless, Phylar, Redfield, Phylar, Sporangia, Christina Wheeler. 10-2, $5.
221 2nd Ave. (13th St.), 212-254-5260. WEDS: LATIN TRIBE 2000: DJs Babaloo & Pete Rivera spin vintage Latin grooves with live music provided by the Frank Bambara percussion quartet feat. Frank Bambara & Sus Salseros; 9, $7-$10, women free until 10. THURS: 80'S NIGHT: 80s r&b, hiphop & house provided by DJ Sexy Mexie; 10:30, free.
25 Ave. B (betw. E. 2nd & E. 3rd Sts.), 212-674-0984. Free unless noted. WEDS: VOOVOO: Alan Sanctuary hosts yet another party with Kelly Bernstein & Co.; 10, free. THURS: THRICE IS NICE: One of the hardest working DJs in the city, Swingset, hosts a new drum 'n' bass party; 8. FRI: LOVE SUPREME: Wayne Pate & Gamall Awad soothe your soul; 8, $5 after 10. SAT: FUNKY SENSATION: DJ Qool Marv spins, assisted by DJ Spinna & Stormin' Norman in the rotation; 10, free until 11, $5 afterwards. MON: MONTUNO: Resident DJs Nico & Cassady host underground house party, 9-2 a.m., free. TUES: CASA PROFUNDA: New Tuesday night soul party with DJ A.R.; 8, free.
145 E. Houston St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-477-5005. THURS: LAYOVER: Mr. Chip on the airport decks; 10, free.
166 1st Ave. (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-228-0444.
IZZY LOUNGE (UPSTAIRS): WEDS: EN PLAXX: DJs U-GO & Holmar spin deep house; 9:30, $5. THURS: Amelie's MP3 party; 10, $7. FRI: IT'S ALL GOOD: DJ Marc B gets busy with funk, dance & house music; 9:30, $5, free before 11. SAT: GET THE FUNK IN: DJ Ismael pres. funk, soul & Latin, 10, $5. SUN: 2000 LOUNGE: Virtua, free. MON: DANCE MAT'RS: Three different house DJs inject the signifier with signification?UK, U.S. & Canada; 9, $5. TUES: FLUID: Bi-level dance party feat. funky house w/DJ Gaby DershinV, $3.
IZZY LIVE (DOWNSTAIRS): WEDS: FUSION: Drum 'n' bass party with DJ Toahi, Plan 9, DJ Paul C; 9:30, $5. THURS: MP-3 PARTY: Resident DJs; 9, $7. FRI: IT'S ALL GOOD: Funk & soul w/Professor Crewcut & Dice, 10, $6. SAT: GET THE FUNK IN: Justin Tracy, Joel Newton Situation, 10, $6. SUN: EMANCIPATED GROOVES: Guests every week feat. Schleigo, Drive by Leslie, 9, $5. MON: Trancendance; 9, $3TUES: FLUID: Bi-level dance party feat. progressive mix w/DJ G-O-V, $3.
286 Spring St. (betw. Varick & Hudson Sts.), 212-246-5985. WEDS: IN TOO DEEP: DJ Allen Jeffrey serves up contemporary dance hits for that Jersey-looking fratboy crowd?and don't wear sneakers cuz the big bouncers will leave your slammin' ass outside by the velvet rope; 10, free.
253 W. 28th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-244-3005. THURS: GBH: Cheetah's party but during the week. Various DJs spin funk, soul, classics, hiphop & UK garage house; 10, $10.
LA BELLE EPOQUE
827 B'way (12th St.), 212-254-6436. THURS: LA RUMBA: Live Afro-Cuban music by Nelson Gonzalez & Son Mundano or Manana, rotating each week (8:30 & 11) with dance lessons at 7:30, $10 & $10 min., $8 w/invite from www.larumba.net. FRI: LA MILONGA: Learn to tango at 8, followed by live music at 9, $10 & $10 min.
la maison de sade
206 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-727-8642. SUN: TRANNIELAND: DJ Lady Bunny & Chicklet, the Hostess with the Grossest, throw this new soiree for "ladies with something extra" & the mammals who love them. Erotic & exotic trannie-dancers, incl. Monica, to tantalize you as you are verbally humiliated, flogged publicly & force-fed over dinner. Chicklet hosts a talent show at 11, call 592-3533 to be a contestant; 10, $5-$10.
LA NOUVELLE JUSTINE
24 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 212-473-0516. S&m cafe with nightly fetish & verbal-abuse shows. FRI: SEX-O-DELIC: S&m shows & fetish-themed conversation with Brendt Sterling & Rustyn L. Birch; 11. SAT: GLAM2001: Hostesses Nikki Kane & Georgie Seville's sexy glittery glam rock party with rock 'n' roll karaoke & guest DJs; 12, $10, $5 w/invite.
660 6th Ave. (20th St.), 212-807-7850. WEDS: Lust Rock 'n' Roll pres. Pop-Art Experimental Party with Question Mark & the Mystery Men, The Fort Greene Allstars, Holmes, Bunsun Honeydew, 7:30, $15, $10/pass. THURS: DUB & SOUL REGGAE: Wa-da-da-day. The legendary Stone Love Movement sound system rock da dance floor with weekly guest DJs from Jamaica & NYC, 402-3427 for info.; 10, $20, ladies free before 11.
24 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 212-473-0516. Restaurant/Cabaret/Karaoke Lounge. All shows free w/entree, Karaoke in goldfish pond room, daily at 9 p.m. & Saturdays at 12. WEDS & THURS: Victoria Westin. FRI & SAT: Miss Understood, Victoria Westin & Bianca la Bianca. SUN & MON:. TUES: Bitchy comedy by Hedda Lettuce.
165 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-353-0536. No cover. WEDS: OPEN: DJ Diamond David Lee spins all types of dance music incl. triphop & jazz-funk; 10. THURS: ORGY: Time Out New York's clubs editor Adam Goldstone spins a mix of funk, r&b & house; 10. FRI: NO MERCY RHYTHMS: Hirotaka spins world music that's danceable; 10. SAT: SPICY: Disco, house & Latin with DJ Jarad; 10, free. SUN: TOGETHER: DJ Greg Poole mixes everything from AC/DC to house; 10. MON: LOW PROFILE: DJ Qool Marv, the hardest working DJ in town, keeps it on the LP with acid jazz, UK soul & groove classics. This is one of the best, longest-running Monday parties around; 10. TUES: RESURRECTION: DJ Stormin' Norman spins old school hiphop, soul classics & reggae; 10.
499 10th Ave., 2nd Fl. (38th St.), 212-505-7471. FRI: MIXTURE FRIDAYS: New venue hosts progressive house & trance night feat. Liquid's Matt Masella, Stymie & Erick Jon, email roguerla@yahoo for guestlist action; 10, $20, $10/guestlist.
409 W. 13th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 212-741-3919. WEDS: MAY DAY: Performances by Maury Lee Bankrupt, Michael Mitchell, Bill Murphy, Donny Russo, Richard Summers & others, benefits Visual AIDS; 9, $10.