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Distrikt Revel Station
The Distrikt Revel Station has traveled around the world and returns to Oakland for a final event at this historic location. Taking over the 16th Street Station on Wood, Distrikt transforms this area into a little community of art, food and music. Featuring a bevy of DJs, performers, artists, vendors, food and technology, this event has something for everyone. Distrikt's own Simon Shackelton and Behrouz are your special guests for the evening, taking you on a musical journey like only they can. Their bass-laden beats are the perfect soundtrack for a day party, especially one as legendary as this. They'll be joined by Distrikt residents Ben Seagren, Kramer, Darren Grayson and Matt Kramer, as well as residents from Friends and Family, Desert Hearts, Opulent Temple, Pink Mammoth, Space Cowboys, Disco Knights and many more. This is a day time event, running from noon until 10pm, ideal day party hours. Get down to Revel Station so you can join Distrikt in dancing the day away. Date: Sat Jun 13, Time: noon-10pm, Place: 16th Street Station, 1601 Wood St, Oakland, Cover: $40, link More Info (CQ)

Haight Ashbury Street Fair
2015 marks the 38th annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair, complete with two stages showcasing diverse musical styles. This neighborhood festival takes place this Sunday, encompassing the legendary upper Haight from Masonic to Stanyan. There'll be a stage at Masonic and another at Stanyan, plus a vendor zone that has over 200 food, beverage, merchandise. Setting the tone for the day on the Masonic Stage are openers Haight Street All-Stars. This is just a taste of what's to be found at this festival, so get down to the Haight on Sunday for the full scope of performers, vendors and fun. Date: Sun Jun 14, Time: 11am-530pm, Place: Haight Street (Masonic to Stanyan), Cover: no cover, link link More Info

Doc Fest
It's festie season! Yes, music festivals of course, but also film festivals. The city's artistic season is truly in full swing as we've already enjoyed SF International and Silent Film Festivals while we wait for Frameline at the end of June. But for now, there is SF Doc Fest, an annual event since 2001 that celebrates some of the best in documentary filmmaking of the past year. While many film festivals heavily feature documentary films, as it is almost always the jumping off point for filmmakers in feature films, this festival celebrates the medium as well as the power of stories of unfabricated stories. This year's festival includes a number of musically themed films, including opening night film: the Colin Hanks-directed All Things Must Pass (Thursday, 6/4, Brava Theater), which tells the story of music industry leaders Tower Records and the rise and fall of their empire, implying a rise and fall of music industry patterns overall in recent years. Other musical events include a music-video singalong show of Prince's tunes (in honor of his birthday, Saturday, 6/6, Roxie Theater), behind-the-scenes doc on the Flaming Lips, Fearless Freaks (Monday, 6/8, Independent), and so much more. There is something for everyone here, in both thematic elements as well as ticket prices. As always, San Francisco independent film festivals are always a chance to learn more about our world, about filmmaking, support local non-profits and visit pieces of the city's cultural history in the various venues. As a part of SF's independent artistic community, Doc Fest continues to be a must-visit. Date: June 4 - 18 , Time: various , Place: various , Cover: free-$35 , link More Info (ML)



Flyer Of The Week
Our flyer of the week is for REVEL this Sat at 16th Street Station Oakland


Link Of The Week
1 Dance in 100 Different Places link Here

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Event: Housepitality
Venue: F8
DJs: NGLY, Tyrel Williams, Solar
Music: techno, acid, house
Cover: $5 on RA, free before 10pm w/ RSVP, $10 after


This week Housepitality welcomes LIES alum NGLY. LIES (Long Island Electrical Systems) is a Brooklyn based label headed by Ron Morelli that focuses on putting out aggressive bare-bones techno with an emphasis on dirt, crunch, and distortion. Active since 2010, the label has seen releases from the likes of Gunnar Haslam, Svengalisghost (who promoters Sure Thing just brought out), Delroy Edwards, and of course Florian Kupfer among others. NGLY is a new producer with only a pair of releases out (one on LIES' vinyl-only sublabel Russian Torrent Versions) and will definitely be a producer to keep an eye on. Take this Wednesday to check him out while he plays a live PA. Tyrel Williams will surely bring a bag of acid to open the night up, and Solar will be in the back this time, playing from a bag specially curated for the Groove Lounge full of records you're unlikely to hear again. (AO)

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Event: Kinetik
Venue: Harlot
DJs: Emanate, Papa Lu, Lisa Rose, Taj
Music: techno, tech-house, house
Cover: no cover b4 11pm w/ rsvp, $10 after


Emanate aka Nathan Vain & Emily Fox fell in love with the mystique of electronic music. A few years down the road and a desire for success growing strong they moved to San Francisco together and started producing music as Emanate in 2003. They've developed their skills experimenting with influential song styles and formats but have never strayed far from their roots with deeper Techno and Tech House music. Since 2010 they've released music as Emanate and individually as well as having signed various International artists on Mioli (Move It Or Lose It), their label. Today Emanate is primarily involved in Techno, Tech House and Deep House. With their DJ sets you can expect a clever blend and balance of deep and edgy music.

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Event: Black Coffee
Venue: Public Works
DJs: Black Coffee, Goldcap
Music: deep afropolitan house
Cover: $12-20
It's no question that deep house was birthed in Chicago in the mid-80's - the sound is instantly recognizable and anyone with a decent stake in dance music knows what to call it. While deep house was, for a short time, an American thing, today we're able to enjoy takes on the style from nearly any region you can name - from the countries of South America to Japan, and Scandinavian countries to Turkey. On Friday, Public Works will host Black Coffee for a night of the African take on deep house. Black Coffee's career as a DJ and producer began in 2003 at the Red Bull Music Academy, shortly after which he could be found as a staple on the South African circuit. After years of seemingly tireless work releasing his own music as well as running his own Soulistic imprint as an outlet for Mule and Innervisions veteran Culoe De Song, Black Coffee finally found success as an international DJ in 2010. Today, Black Coffee travels the world as sort of ambassador of African deep house, and on Friday he'll be at Public Works to spin a couple hours of that sound. (AO)

Event: Black Magic Disko pres. Christian Löffler
Venue: Pandora's Box
DJs: Christian Löffler, Jason Key, Star Kommand
Music: house, electronica, techno
Cover: $20
Black Magic Disko is bringing us a true treat in the form of German-native (shocker) Christian Löffler. Although still only a young, gangly blonde, this artist from a small Baltic town has cornered the sound I like to call Melancholy House. While still not quite the Bon Iver of electronica, his music expounds a certain lush-ness and natural feeling akin to the likes of certain contemporary artists who truly sing with both their albums and sets; artists like Nicolas Jaar, DJ Koze, Robag Wruhme, Trentemoller and David August. The gloom in his work, which he now releases on Ki Records, his own imprint, is enchanting and often leads a listener to a place of euphoria rather than despondency. The opportunity to see him perform in this unique and intimate setting is one that should not be overlooked. He is quickly proving to be an artist of a generation which will easily make this one a night to remember. (ML)

Event: Gemini Moon
Venue: Monarch
DJs: Lee Reynolds, Galen, Anthony Mansfield, Haute Mess
Music: tech-house, house
Cover: $10-20
Originally from England, Lee Reynolds moved to California in 1988 to ride BMX bikes. Shortly after he switched his focus from one pair of wheels to another, and started DJing in '92 and then throw parties in the San Diego area. Fast forward to 2013 and Lee is heavily involved in the Southern California tech/house movement, co-hosting the popular Desert Hearts, Tropical Hearts & Moonshake parties, playing at the legendary Moontribe and Lightning in a Bottle events, and often DJing south of the border. With 20 years of experience under his belt Lee has never had more fun DJing!

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Event: Salted
Date: Sat, June 13th
Danny Krivit (NY, Body & Soul), Miguel Migs, Julius Papp & Vocalist Martin Luther
Music: house
$10 presale, $15-20 door

Salted is celebrating a big night this Saturday and they want YOU to be apart of it. This event has been years in the making and the time has finally arrived: that's right, it's the Salted 10 Year Anniversary. Now's the time to get down to the funky sounds of some of your favorites while also giving thanks to all the hard work and dedication Salted has shown us all. In honor of this momentous occasion, NYC's own Danny Krivit is hitting the decks. This vinyl junkie is no stranger to music, having grown up in a jazz-infused household. He'll be joined by vocalist MartinLutherMcCoy, a soulful singer with a rocker edge. And no Salted would be complete without regulars Miguel Migs and Julius Papp adding their own flair to the night. Come say thanks for 10 years of banging parties. (CQ)

Event: Hobo
Venue: Monarch
DJs: Hobo, Alex Sibley, onefiftyfive
Music: tech-house
Cover: $15-20
Monarch is going full tech-house this Saturday. Finding his beginnings in Canada and Detroit, Hobo now finds himself among the ranks of Richie Hawtin's Minus crew playing all sorts of big rooms - Fabric in London, Amensia in Ibiza - and is a regular festival player. As well as playing big, high energy shows like these, Hobo works as Hawtin's Assistant Executive Audio Producer, which, if it sounds important, its because it is. SF DJs Alex Sibley and onefiftyfive will open up for a night of relentless, build-it-and-drop-it tech-house. (AO)

Event: Marcus Worgull
Venue: Public Works
DJs: Marcus Worgull, Hunter/Game, Solar, William Wardlaw
Music: deep house, tech-house
Cover: $12-20
Tucked away in the suburbs of Cologne, Germany in the late 80s, Marcus Worgull's path to selecting and playing was not the easiest. Instead of coming from a vast musical lineage and parents of the deep crates, Worgull relied on his audacity to get him from music lover to rercord store-owner and distributor and Innervisions artist. Arguably one of the most famous and beloved imprints to come out of Germany, and run by top artists Ame and Dixon, Worgull is both their friend and contemporary in consistently touring and playing the best of new house tunes that are rooted in a dance sensibility with an appreciation for the history of dance music. Joining him tonight will be Hunter/Game, a man who helped create the Milan electronic scene with his "Just This" parties, which propelled acts like Tale of Us and Mind Against to stardom. Also on the bill is local star Solar and fan favorite William Wardlaw warming up the crowd. (ML)

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Event: 2nd Sunday Summer Series Season Opener
Venue: Temple
DJs: Colette, Ardalan, Hector Moralez, Andrew Phelan ft. Audio Angel, Keith Kraft, John Kaberna, Roger Moorehouse + Sean Bass, Lucas Med, Mario Dubbz, Bryan Boogie, Bardia F., Thuy Vu, Agency 55
Music: house, techno, electro, bass funk, soul, disco, r&b, hip-hop
Cover: $15
No SF summer would be complete without the 2nd Sunday parties. Day parties full of tasty drinks and delicious beats, all while basking in the sunshine. This year, the party is at a new location, calling Temple on Howard its new home. And I can't think of a better DJ to headline the opening of the 2nd Sunday Summer Series, than Colette. Her funky house tracks coupled with her sultry vocals make her one of my favorites and the perfect soundtrack for a party in the sun. She'll be joined by fellow househeads Ardalan and Hector Moralez, each adding their own blend of house and bass. Andrew Phelan brings along Audio Angel for vocal support, while Keith Kraft, John Kaberna and many more throw down for the season opener. (CQ)

Event: Werd on the Street
Venue: The Midway - 900 Marin St. SF
DJs: Monty Luke, Secret Studios, Bells & Whistles, Werd Residents
Music: tech-house
Cover: $10 and up
This will be the third daytime outdoor block party for one of San Francisco's favorite Sunday events which feature good 'ol tech-house and that family feeling we love. Featuring Monty Luke, the man that has been reppin' Detroit in sound since his first productions in the early 2000s and now in location since he took the Midwest leap in 2008. Luke also recently joined with San Francisco Golden Girl J. Phlip for a shared world tour. While Luke spins the heavy undersground Detroit, he'll be joined by a slew of locals like the Housepitality residents that make up Secret Studios, Bells & Whistles as well as, of course, your trusty Werd residents. This will be a day in the Bay and literally on the Bay at this new outdoor venue that hugs Islais Creek in one of the sunniest areas of town. Werd on the street is that it will be the party of the weekend. (ML)

Event: Werd on the Street Afterparty
Venue: Monarch
DJs: Ben Annand, Timoteo, Victor Vega, Birds of Rhythm, Rachel Torro, Woo, Jimmy B, Zoz, Kimmy Le Funk, and maybe even more
Music: house, tech-house, techno, disco
Cover: $5 with Werd on the Street stamp, $10 without
If you want to keep on going after Werd on the Street, just head over to Monarch for an afterparty featuring LA's Ben Annand in addition to the Werd DJ's and a whole bunch of guest locals. Ben has been a vital part of the LA scene since 1996 and is counted among the Moontribe and Forward crews as well as his own enterprise, Tropical, a non-profit for-charity party that's been going since 1998. Even if you're not at the street party, Monarch will likely be full and loose earlier than usual this Sunday, so don't be afraid to start your evening early! (AO)


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