In this edition of Nightlife News, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis perform live for the FLUXX 3 Year Anniversary, F6ix kicks off a new Throwback Thursday series and Alexandra Stan gets ready to grace Stingaree. Plus, we recap some of the hottest special guests at San Diego nightclubs over the past few weeks. Scroll down to check out the must-see photo galleries.
Breaking News: FLUXX has just announced they’ll be celebrating three years of superb (and sexy) San Diego nightlife with a live performance from two artists currently on everyone’s speakers. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will get FLUXX-ed up for the 3 Year Anniversary Bash on Thursday, March 21. Pop some tags, this is going to be f-ing awesome. (Main image) Get details & tickets
For the loyal EDM fans out there, FLUXX is bringing in Madeon to kick off the 3 Year Anniversary on Thursday, March 14. The French electro house/pop producer (who’s only 18) first gained popularity on YouTube, but by 2012, played four major American festivals – the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Coachella, Lollapalooza and the Electric Daisy Carnival in New York. Now, he’s helping FLUXX ring in year number three. Get details & tickets
Down the rabbit hole at Vin de Syrah, the Gypsy Wagon Bizarre returns this Thursday, February 21. Here, you’ll uncover a world of extravagant art, live gypsy music swelling in the underground wine lounge and a dozen distinctive designers showing off their latest fashions. Along with the endless amounts of wine and cheese, Syrah will also be debuting their new craft beer menu. Those who RSVP full names to VIP@syrahwineparlor.com will be able to sample any craft beers for $1, starting at 4pm. Get details
Over at F6ix, the too-hot-to-handle hip-hop club has announced a new series that’ll take you back to when music got down and dirty. Throwback Thursdays now adds to the weekly Friday, Saturday and Rolling Blackout Sunday lineups, brought to you old-school fanatics by F6ix and Z90. Z90’s resident DJ Al will blast the classics, as party-people order up $5 drink specials all night long. The series launches on Thursday, February 21. Get details
Alexandra Stan will grace Stingaree with her sultry voice, performing her hit song “Mr. Saxobeat” on Friday, February 22. You know all the words – now sing along with Alexandra in person. Get details & tickets
Your ladies night out just got so much hotter. Ginuwine is stopping through Belo on Friday, February 22. Grab your girls and watch this multi-platinum R&B singer-songwriter “Ride that Pony”. Then on Saturday, February 23, party with Far East Movement at Belo as they stop through on their Turn Up the Love Club Tour. Get down and dirty to “Like a G6,” “Girls on the Dance Floor” and “Live My Life.” Get details & tickets
For a more whimsical night out, Lovelife presents: A Lover’s Masquerade Ball taking place on Saturday, February 23. Formal attire and ornate masks are encouraged. This party taking over Herringbone in La Jolla will feature the high-energy music of TONE of ARC. RSVP for a chance to win a $75 gift card to Herringbone. Get details & tickets
Also on the FLUXX lineup, The Game will give a night to remember with his live performance on Tuesday, February 26. He’s sold millions of albums and collected numerous Grammy nominations along the way, and isn’t slowing down with his fifth studio album release, Jesus Piece. Don’t miss your chance to see The Game live, with tickets starting at $20. Get details & tickets
At Andaz San Diego, check out an evening of graffiti art on Thursday, February 28 from 7-9 p.m. They’re presenting The World of Caleb Aero: An Exploration of Aerosol Art. Modern artist Caleb Aero has been called “The King of Graffiti” by Snoop Dogg, completing over 1,000 murals to date. For guests who RSVP to this Andaz Salon event (firstname.lastname@example.org), a hosted bar will start the evening off right.
Save the date – on Friday, March 8, the one and only Jermaine Dupri will get his shot at the Stingaree stage. The Grammy-award winning rapper has given us hits like “Welcome to Atlanta,” “Money Ain’t a Thang,” and “Ballin’ Out of Control”. Get details & tickets
The Hard Rock Hotel staged a Wintervention day party with internationally-renowned DJ Joachim Garraud on Sunday, February 17. View photos here
The Queen B of rap music, Lil’ Kim performed live at FLUXX for Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14. View photos here
Fat Tuesday took over the Gaslamp Quarter for the annual Mardi Gras Block Party on Tuesday, February 12. View photos here
Pictured: Joachim Garraud at Hard Rock Hotel, Lil' Kim at FLUXX, Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp
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