With any three-day weekend, tons of parties pop up around town.
KCRW DJs are always out and about and here is where you can find them over the long weekend.
Friday, May 23
Barnsdall Wine Tastings
With DJ Dan Wilcox
What: Drink some wine and unwind while watching the sunset in beautiful Barnsdall Park. Silverlake Wine offers four selections of boutique, small production, artisan wines from around the globe and Dan Wilcox provides the tunes.
Where: Barnsdall Park
Time: 5:30 – 8:30pm
Tickets: $25 (including a limited edition wine glass)
The GoodsWith DJ Anthony Valadez
What: If you want to dance, this is one of the best club nights in the city for getting your groove on. With Anthony on the decks and KG Superstar on the mic, this longstanding Friday residency is always a great time. (Bonus: his flyer offers “free hugs, high fives and backrubs while supplies last”)
Where: Zanzibar in Santa Monica (1301 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401)
Time: 9p – 2a
Tickets: free before 10pm
Saturday, May 24
Los Angeles Record Trading Company
With DJ Travis Holcombe
What: Celebrate vinyl with fellow crate diggers and collectors. Sip a cocktail on the patio and buy/sell some records. Or just listen to selections from DJ Travis Holcombe and others (DamFunk, Magic Touch, Anthony De La Rosa and more).
Where: Villains Tavern – 1356 Palmetto Street, Los Angeles, California 90013
Time: 1 – 7pm
Tickets: Free! (21+)
Hot Pacific at The Ace Hotel Palm Springs
With DJ Valida
What: Hit the Amigo Room for some disco tunes in the desert courtesy of DJ’s Heidi Lawden and Valida.
Where: Amigo Room at the Ace Hotel – 701 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California 92264
Time: 10pm – 2am
Tickets: FREE (21+)
Sunday, May 25
With KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole
What: “Stoned Soul Picnic” – Food trucks + daytime and evening sets by Rick Wren, with Jeremy Sole and other deejays.
Where: Footsies – 2640 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, California 90065
Time: 5pm – 2am
A Club Called Rhonda with DJ Mario Cotto
What: A Club Called Rhonda Pool Party
Where: The Standard Hollywood (8300 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069)
Swim Club Pool at The Ace Hotel Palm Springs
With DJ Valida
What: Hang out poolside as Valida spins electro, house, disco, world rhythms, hip hop, 80s, pop, punk and reggae.
Where: Swim Club Pool at the Ace Hotel – 701 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California 92264
Time: noon – 5pm
Tickets: Free for guests. Day passes to the pool are $30 – includes all-day access to the pool & hot tub, gym, sauna and steam room.