On the Tahn: Dance parties at Trace, Cattivo, and more (Jan. 6-8) | Pittsburgh City Paper

On the Tahn: Dance parties at Trace, Cattivo, and more (Jan. 6-8)

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Dance the weekend away at these Pittsburgh parties playing everything from David Bowie to '80s hits. All events are 21 and over unless otherwise noted.


Fri., Jan. 6

2000s Takeover
Belvedere's Ultra-Drive
9 p.m.
DJ ADMC has all the best early-aughts hip hop and R&B. Expect Missy Elliot, Busta Rhymes, T-Pain, Janet Jackson, and much more. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $7, $10 after 10 p.m. belvederesultradive.com

Diamond Life: Bowie Night
Spirit
9:30 p.m.
Put on your red shoes and head to Diamond Life for a special birthday tribute to David Bowie. Hear tunes spanning the late rocker's long, illustrious career, as well as hits spanning New Wave, psych-pop, glam, and other genres. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $7. spiritpgh.com/events

Upbeat: The After Party
Brillobox
10 p.m.

Jam to house, hip hop, twerk, and other bangers played by some of the best DJ acts in the city. Featuring Slim tha DJ, Femi, HUNY, and Wade Anthony. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $10. brilloboxpgh.com/events

Sat., Jan. 7

Title Town
Spirit

9 p.m.
It's always fun when Title Town explores the deepest reaches of soul, funk, disco, and other dance music of decades past. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $10. spiritpgh.com/events
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Title Town at Spirit
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Bottlerocket Social Club
9 p.m.

The 1980s are back at Bottlerocket when Strangeways puts on a retro dance party full of New Wave, Brit pop, synthpop, and much more. 1226 Arlington Ave., Allentown. $7 advance, $10 at the door. bottlerocketpgh.com

Bad Girls
Belvedere's Ultra-Drive

9 p.m.
Do it well with Britney Spears, Doja Cat, Madonna, Dua Lipa, and many others. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $7, $10 after 10 p.m. belvederesultradive.com

Requiem
Cattivo
9:30 p.m.
Requiem celebrates a decade of bringing darkwave, goth, EBM, and more to the masses. Hear from DJs Miss Amber, CrAsHZer0, and Satyrion. 146 44th St., Lawrenceville. $6. Cash-only bar. cattivopgh.com

MySpace Nite
Brillobox
10 p.m.

Relive the days of Blingees, big bangs, and black eyeliner with a night dedicated to all the emo, pop-punk, and rap of early social media. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $10. brilloboxpgh.com/events

Sun., Jan. 8

Disco Sunday Disco
Trace Brewing
3-8 p.m.

Brave the cold and heat up at this open-air dance party featuring music by Pretty Tony, Dini Daddy, and Jarrett Tebbets. 4312 Main St., Bloomfield. Free. facebook.com/tracebrewing/events