10 March Moments You Don't Want to Miss

The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and the temperature is slowly creeping up as Spring arrives full of promises of a fun-filled summer. As Californians everywhere are preparing for the sun and sweat brought on by the sweet dog days ahead, industrious artists are welcoming springtime with some top-tier dance events. Try something new! The month of March in particular is packing a lot of luck to enjoy for those who might take a chance. With so many events across the state, it’s hard to know which rainbow to follow to find that pot of musical gold. With this guide to all the amazing tunes and springtime vibes, finding the magic in what’s left of March is easy. Enjoy!

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Photo by JORG Photo

The Grand Artique & Quartyard Present: Sláinte

March 17th at 5pm

The wizards at @The Grand Artique bring you their St. Patrick’s Day celebration dubbed Sláinte (slahn-chə) a Gaelic word meaning “good health”. The full-band likes of Paul Chesne Band and Forkroot will grace the stage at the Quartyard in SD, leading the charge for a traditional foot-stomping Irish celebration.

Fngrs Crssd & Sound Present: Claude VonStroke

March 17th at 10pm

The house-hero himself Claude VonStroke will be gleefully steering the dancefloor to new heights at Union Nightclub in LA. If you know, you know. If you don’t, it’s probably time to get down with Dirtybird.

Kiss Me, I’m a Unicorn

March 17th at 10pm

Presented by the one and only Camp Charlie Unicorns, Kiss Me, I’m a Unicorn will stoke the excitement for this year’s burn like only they can. Resident Camp Charlie DJs will be bringing the heat to the dance floor until the sun creeps over the horizon.

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Photo by Juliana Bernstein // Get Tiny

ABunDance Lucidity Pre-Party

March 18th at 9pm

As Lucidity Festival draws nearer, the masterminds behind the SoCal staple are drumming up excitement with a night of curated art, performance, and visuals. Legends Mr. Bill and The Librarian will be stirring your pot of gold into a frenzy amidst a setting that is sure to keep those booties bumping.

Structure 2.5

March 18th at 10pm

The LA underground is still vibrant, thanks to tremendous beat owners and dedicated artists like those at Structure 2.5 this Saturday. Label owners Developer and Christian Gerlach will be banging techno til the break of dawn. RSVP in advance to make sure you get on the list!

Universal Flow Gathering

March 23rd at 5pm

Bring your fire props and your dancing shoes to the annual Universal Flow Gathering in SoCal. In addition to the multitude of workshops being offered by most of the best performers on the West Coast, UFG will also be bringing some world-class heavyweight musicians like David Starfire and Dela Moontribe to create the soundtrack for a weekend full of fire and flow.

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Photo by Watchara

Xexify :: Xestenz

March 25th at 4pm

There’s probably no better way to observe the Spring Equinox than to activate your booty chakra in the beautiful Mojave Desert with the 10th Annual Xexify Mojave Showdown! With their leave-no-trace mantra, it’s no wonder they’ve been rocking this dust for more than a decade.

Pumpkin’s 1st Annual Memorial at Opulent Temple White Party

March 25th at 9pm

Celebrate the beautiful life of the late Nicholas “Pumpkin” Alvarado with a benefit concert for his charity The Little Giant Acorn Foundation For The Arts as they work to secure their 501(c)3 status. Performances by powerhouses like EVeryman, Fort Knox Five, Oh Diggz, Syd Gris and the Crystal Method will set the tone for a surely emotional tribute to the inspirational spirit of Pumpkin, a man who holds a place in the hearts of so many people within the West Coast dance community.

Polish Ambassador, Psychemagik, Fort Knox Five at The Midway

March 25th at 10:00pm

For those near the bay, head down to the Midway to catch the Jumpsuit Records captain himself along with Psychemagik and the master of being in two places at the same time, Fort Knox Five

Sol Bizarre

March 26th at 11am

The first installation of Sol Bizarre encourages guests to join in for a Spring celebration of yoga, dance, art, and community. A reinterpretation of the traditional ‘Sunday service’, you can look forward to curated yoga sessions and beats from Jeremy SoleLushbunny and Piepshow – just to name a few.

 

Featured Image by Aaron Gautschi