9 Great Jones St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 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.
174 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 780-0313. No cover. WEDS: GATHERING OF THE TRIBES: Matt Masella spins ambient trance, benefits literary magazine; 10. 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.), 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.), 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.), 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), 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.), 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.), 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.), 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.), 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.), 343-7251. WEDS: SOUL PARTY: DJ Mr. Fine Wine spins classic soul 45's; 10, free. THURS: SPACE-AGE SURF PARTY: DJ hotfoot serves up surf tunes & cool waves; 9, 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.), 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.), 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. Today, Parallel and DJ Asterisk from Autumn Records are featured; 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.), 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. FRI: TITANS: "Goddesses" male counterpart. The big men get a party specially equipped to their needs. 718-296-6282 for information; 10, 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.
45-51 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 627-7770. FRI: SUONO LIBERO: Free sounds in dance music hosted by DJ Fabrizio & Tommy "Smokes" To-Disco; 10, $10.
12 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 206-7770. THURS: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST: New montly trance party with Stymie, Erick Jon & guest DJs weekly, 1/2 price drinks (5-8), 2-hour open bar (7-9, $20); 6. 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.), 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.
268 W. 47th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 398-3800 or www.ChinaClubNYC.com. THURS: MAMBO: Elvira & Babaloo spin an eclectic mix of Latin classics, pop & jazz in the lounge; 9-4, $10-$15. 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.), 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, 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.), 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), 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.), 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.), 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.), 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.), 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, 726-1322. FRI: BANG THE PARTY: Lorie & E-Man's top-drawer Brooklyn-only underground house party with guest DJs each week; 11, $5.
221 2nd Ave. (13th St.), 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.
GREATEST BAR ON EARTH
One World Trade Center, 107th Fl., Church St. (Vesey St.), 524-7105. Casual attire required, no sneakers allowed. WEDS: MONDO 107: DJ Mondo Lucien, free. THURS: MAMBO, BABY?: Japan's FJ Nino Torre spins; $15. FRI: GLITTER: Loleatta Holloway hosts night with DJs Tom DelGrosso & Nino; $10. SAT: SWING!: Set 'Em UP Joe with DJ Johnnie "O"; $5.
25 Ave. B (betw. E. 2nd & E. 3rd Sts.), 674-0984. Free unless noted. WEDS: WILDLIFE ANALYSIS: LUCAS2's ethereal visuals set the tone for DJ David Michael's exploratory urban aural landscapes, where we are reasonable people; 8, free. KINDNESS: Terry Jackson hosts & DJ Greg Poole spins all eras of hiphop, house, soul & classics, with the occasional blasts of metal, country & punk rock; 10, free. THURS: SHATTERED: Rare grooves, triphop & hiphop from the days when people wore pajamas & lived life slow w/Brooklyn's DJ BLues; 8, free. 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: DEEP SEE: Underground deep house party with E-Man & Lola. Today, record release party for Hip Bone Records, 8-2 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.), 477-5005. THURS: LAYOVER: Mr. Chip on the airport decks; 10, free.
166 1st Ave. (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 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. MON: DANCE MAT'RS: Three different house DJs inject the signifier with signification?UK, U.S. & Canada; 9, free. TUES: FLUID: Bi-level dance party feat. funky house w/DJ Gaby DershinV, $3.
IZZY LIVE (DOWNSTAIRS): WEDS: FUSION: Drum 'n' bass party with Pinch, Plexus, Droid & Sol-I; 9:30, $5. THURS: WIDE OPEN: Trip-hop bands, local & national; 9, $7. SUN: EMANCIPATED GROOVES: Guests every week feat. Fabio Morgera's Jungle Jazz; 9, $6. MON: Trancendance; 9, $3. TUES: FLUID: Progressive mix of house w/resident DJs; $3. TUES: FLUID: Bi-level dance party feat. progressive mix w/DJ G-O-V, $3.
286 Spring St. (betw. Varick & Hudson Sts.), 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.), 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.), 254-6436. See also "Jazz/Experimental" 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.), 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.), 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.), 807-7850. WEDS: LUST: Three rooms of carnal rhythms, brought to from the folks of Lust For Life. Tonight, Black Sabbath tribute feat. Kung Pao, Motochronic, Gorgon, Supervillan, Metlers, Full Moon Syndrome, Bullys, Charm School, Theo-Sean & Tiolet Boys, Jessica Rabbit hosts; 8:30, $15. 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.), 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.), 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.), 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.), 741-3919. WEDS: PORK: Live all-male spanking show, "courtesy" of spankmehard.com; 10, $6.