A primo party plan: The Goldies, Slow Hands, Gilles Peterson, Disco Daddy, Carl Craig, Kevin Saunderson, and many more
Sat/22, 9:30pm-3:30am, $15–$20. Public Works, 161 Erie, SF. www.publicsf.com
Happy eighth birthday to the Lights Down Low party. And happier birthday to us dancers! LDL's bringing in this true legend, basically one of three guys who invented techno — from Detroit, duh — and changed the world forever.
Sat/22, 9pm-3am, $15–$20. Monarch, 101 Sixth St, SF. www.monarchsf.com
PUT ON THE BREAKS
I've been wondering when this would happen. A breakbeat revival has been hitting the underground rave and techno connoisseur scene for a couple years. Now there's an official dedicated party. Noice. With Kapt N Kirk, Tamo, Nerd Nate, and more.
Sat/22, 10pm-3am, free before midnight (RSVP at www.mighty119.com). Mighty, 119 Utah, SF.
Beloved and classic DJ Nikita is headed off to London. But first he's counting down eight monthly London Calling parties with incredible special guests, like NYC banging house royalty Honey Dijon and Tedd Patterson.
Sun/23, 2pm-2am, $10 advance. Audio, 316 11th St, SF. www.audiosf.com