8 Events to Go Mad For in March

Where did the first two months of the year go?! 2019 is absolutely flying by, and it’s hard to believe that March is already right around the corner. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, celebrate the turn of the season with some of the bonkers events that are being hosted by some of our favorite Cali crews. We can’t wait to see what our friends up and down the coast have up their sleeves to put on shows that are sure to be bigger and better than ever before. Let the rainy days fade away and heat up the dance floor at these irresistible March events!

– Southern California –

RESPECT Thursdays Presents: Respect 20 Year with Ed Rush & Optical

Location: 1720
Date: Friday, March  1
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LA’s longest running weekly nightclub, RESPECT, and techno’s sickest label, Virus Recordings, are turning 20! After two decades of hosting mind-boggling shows, RESPECT is sure to kick it up a notch to commemorate this iconic anniversary. Ed Rush and Optical do not mess around, and their signature high-energy, futuristic sound makes it easy to see why they’ve been ahead of the curve in the music game for the past 20 years. Party like it’s 1999 and celebrate with the experts of the LA club scene and their packed lineup of special guests!

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Opulent Temple LA Presents: 9th Annual Sacred Dance (White Costume Party)

Location: The Mayan
Date: Friday, March 8
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Need to fill your LIB void? Look no further than Opulent Temple LA’s 9th Annual Sacred Dance, a legendary party that pulls out all the stops year after year. Whip out your most creative, squeaky-clean all-white outfit to shine brighter than ever in 3 rooms featuring non-stop music and one-of-a-kind performances. The party won’t ever lose steam with the help of over a dozen DJs, including LIB alums like Fleetwood Smack and Loomer, that will undoubtedly keep the momentum going all night. Take in all the magic in the air and dance the night away to kick off the first weekend of March in DTLA.

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Big Booty Bass Presents: Travis Holcombe, Kronology + More

Location: VLounge
Date: Friday, March 8
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It’s housewarming time! Make sure to welcome Big Booty Bass back to their OG roots down in the SFV. Our friends at B.B.B. know how to deliver the most high-voltage, deafening mix of house, drum & bass, and more, and this party isn’t going to be any different. Put on your dancing shoes and break in the brand-new VLounge dance floor with your best moves!

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DEEP LA Presents: DEEP Exhale with Marques Wyatt, Cristi Christensen & Friends

Location: Peace Yoga Gallery
Date: Saturday, March 9
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LIB favorites DEEP Exhale combine music, dance, and yoga to produce unique and unforgettable experiences. Featuring a packed lineup presented by DEEP Los Angeles, leaders in LA’s house music scene, this event has it all – a DJ set by the wonderful Marques Wyatt, yoga led by renowned instructor Cristi Christensen, live percussion and drum performances, art displays, spoken word poetry… we could go on! You can’t miss what our DEEP fam is planning to push your body and mind to new heights in March.

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Noise Revolt Presents: Tone Depth

Location: Los Globos
Date: Saturday, March 16
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Tone Depth is on a mission: to change the face of techno music by taking it to places that it’s never been before. He’s already making that happen with his genre-bending sound that brings you on a new cosmic journey every time you press play. He’s for sure got something special planned to put on a show-stopping performance for you all, especially with the help of our friends at Noise Revolt. We can’t wait to have our minds blown on his U.S. debut tour!

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– Northern California –

Wormhole Presents: Bleep Bloop (Live Modular)

Location: The Independent
Date: Friday, March 8
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Looking for the most exclusive event around? Wormhole has you covered up in the Bay Area, with a special modular set by LIB alum Bleep Bloop as part of his latest tour. The Independent in SF is one of only five – you can count them on one hand! – stops he’ll be making in the US, so this is a can’t-miss event for any bass-head looking to break their neck to some of the nastiest beats out there. Go harder than ever before knowing you’re one of literally hundreds experiencing this super-sonic, out of this world show.

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Euphonic Conceptions Presents: Shallou (DJ Set) & Phutureprimitive

Location: 1015 Folsom
Date: Thursday, March 14
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Shallou has been absolutely killing it lately – from landing on the top of the charts to selling out nationwide shows left and right, he’s been popping off in ways your fave could never. You can’t miss his silky dance vibes up in SF, where he’ll be joined by the insanely talented Phutureprimitive and his soul-shaking, hypnotic sound that’s sure to leave you in a trance. These two are sure to make you want to tear up that dance floor, and if you weren’t already convinced to go, support by LIB 2019 Thunder Stage artist ill-ēsha, Edamame, and ALIA should put this event over the edge.

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Opel Productions Presents: Opel 17 Year Anniversary with Stanton Warriors & The Scumfrog

Location: Public Works
Date: Saturday, March 16
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Opel has been bringing the heat for 17 years, so let’s celebrate that! Jam out to collection of artists from across the country and over the pond, including the popular UK duo Stanton Warriors and NYC’s own The Scumfrog. Opel puts on shows that deliver again and again, so join them in doing what they do best and let loose to the music. With even more performances slated from mega-talented performers like Bay Area locals SYD GRIS and Leyl Master Black, there’s no way tickets are going to last long for this event.

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