9:30 pm, Glass Candy @ Garrison. 1197 Dundas St. W. w/ the fantastic CFCF-don’t miss this Thursday night dancestravaganza. $13.50 advance, Rotate This and Soundscapes.
10 pm, The Lodge @ Cabin 5, 225 Richmond St. W. DJ Vivi Diamond, $4 drinks before midnight.
10 pm, Annie Mac @ The Social, 1100 Queen St. W. Best known for her Radio 1 dance music Friday nights, Annie Mac will spin live at The Social this Thursday. $10 advance, Play de Record, Rotate This, Soundscapes.
10 pm, The In Crowd @ Tattoo Rock Parlour, 567 Queen St. W. Get ready, get ready…this week, it’s Beatles vs. Stones. Can you handle it? Make us proud.
10 pm, Dance Like You Fuck @ Strangelove, 587 College St. This one’s a birthday party, so gear up to get down. $3 drinks before 11 pm.
9 pm, Whatevs @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. Downstairs is the hip hop jam: Motown, R&B, Gangsta Rap. Or, in their own words, “the ’93 world series of dive bar parties.”
9:30 pm, Simmer Down @ Augusta House, 152 Augusta Ave. $3 drink specials-they’re playing soulful tunes and serving $6 Jagerbombs, because contradictions are charming.
10 pm, Can’t Stop Esther @ Courthouse, 57 Adelaide St. E. The Madonna Marathon-this one will probably be extra out of control, since its mere days after the release of Madonna’s greatest hits album. Celebrate good times, c’mon. $10
10 pm, Room Party @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Weird disco/weirder house/post punk/trash. They promise they won’t forget to rent turntables this time. $5
10 pm, Arcade Fridays @ The Mod Club, 722 College St. Laidback Luke comes from the Netherlands. Advanced tickets here: http://www.wantickets.com/Events/66540/Laidback-Luke.aspx
10 pm, Hold Tight @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington. NYC Disco/Loft/Garage/Jackin’ House.
8 pm, Rubies @ Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. http://www.myspace.com/rubies FOUR AM LAST CALL. Free.
9 pm, Motown Party @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. The soul will drip down the stairs, out the door, and into your sneakers. $5.
9 pm, Extra Mile Saturdays @ Slack’s Restaurant and Bar, 562 Church St. Grey Goose Vodka for $5-CLASSY TIMES!
10 pm, Zombie Death Dance @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. Free zombie makeovers-email firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line ‘Wrongbar,’ for free guestlist.
10 pm, Friendship @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. The fact that they keep telling me it’s not a dance party makes my ceaseless dancing feel extra good.
11 pm, Zombie Disco Squad @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. When I say zombies, you say more zombies.