6 Events in California to Kick Off 2018

Sad that your New Years Eve celebrations are done? Check out some of these events along the California coast to keep the energy going through January. Grab your friends and keep on dancing! 

DJ Rap club crowd

Respect Drum & Bass Presents DJ Rap

Location: The Study, Los Angeles
When: January 18th

The start of a new year always has the potential to be hectic so if you suspect the need for a mid-month pick-me-up, check out this installment of Respect Thursday’s with DJ Rap, Roxanne, DJ Clutch, and MC DRE. For just $10 you can embrace your need for a night out and revive that New Years Eve energy!

Annix, club

Xcellerated Presents Annix, MC Eksman, Serial Killaz, and Voltage

Location: UNION Club LA
When: January 20th

With 3 rooms of music, Drum & Bass fans can wrap up the first month of 2018 with a night full of solid artists. Traveling can be expensive so let the music of UK powerhouses Annix and MC Eksman transport you for the night and let loose at one of LA’s premier music venues.

Marques Wyatt party

DEEP Presents Marques Wyatt, Sabo, and Saand

Location: Treehouse Rooftop DTLA
When: January 20th

If you consider yourself a house music fan and LA native, DEEP events are where you need to be groovin’. With our friend Marques Wyatt on the decks as usual, joined by special guests Sabo and Saand, this is a party that will keep you dancing late into the night. The music and this prime location make DEEP events one of our regular favorites – see you there!

Baba Stiltz

Housepitality Presents Baba Stiltz, Chvck, and Ryury

Location: Housepitality SF
When: January 24th

After a 2017 highlighted by an acclaimed Resident Advisor podcast and 4-page spread in Dazed & Confused magazine, Swedish producer Baba Stiltz is taking 2018 by storm. From playing international clubs like Fabric and Berghain with a sound described as idiosyncratic dance music with pop lubed melodies and a notion for youthful exuberance, a night with Baba Stiltz is sure to satisfy your craving for new, exciting sounds. Trust us with this one and invite your friends – they’ll be impressed with your suggestion!


A Club Called Rhonda: California Double-Header

Location: The Great Northern, San Francisco
When: January 26th

Location: Los Globos, Los Angeles
When: January 27th

It is finally 2018 which means new year, new you, new Rhonda. She is returning with a “double-dangerous double-header” with back to back nights blessed by beats from Acid Mondays, Tyree Cooper, Leonce, Saturn Rising and Rhonda residents Goddollars and Paradise. Be sure not to miss what is easily the sexiest party around.

Yoga class

Benevolence: SoulFull Song and Cacao Ceremony with Elah & AuSierra

Location: Mandala Center, Santa Monica
When: January 27th

What better way to refresh yourself at the start of 2018 than with a sound and body experience presented by the Benevolence team. Indulge in a cacao ceremony, acoustic and DJ sets, and a performance by MC, poet, and special guest, J Brave. Check out this event to continue through the New Year with a clear mind and forward momentum.