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The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

The staff at Wasted Grain in Scottsdale.
The staff at Wasted Grain in Scottsdale.
Benjamin Leatherman

The Club Candids crew logged a helluva lot of miles and shutter clicks in July as we found ourselves venturing into some rather interesting places

From shiny and new Scottsdale bars to the dark and sweaty rave venues out in Mesa, we crisscrossed the Valley and sought out wild times while attempting to capture local nightlife and day-drinking hijinks.

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Along the way, we got to party with soccer fanatics during the final match of the World Cup at the George & Dragon, rock out to Top 40 hits at Wasted Grain, scope out a packed underground dance affair at Mind's Eye Studio, and see what the Sunday night scene at both Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails and the rest of Old Town (hint: its just as animated as the rest of the weekend).

Here are the best and most memorable Club Candids photos we got during July.

SmashT lays down the grooves at Wasted Grain.
SmashT lays down the grooves at Wasted Grain.
Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

Grand Opening Weekend at Wasted Grain in Scottsdale

Wasted Grain, one of the newest arrivals to the Scottsdale's entertainment district, made its big debut during the first weekend of July with several evenings of DJs, dancing, drinks, and live music. Club Candids swung by on Saturday, July 5, to scope out the Prohibition-themed bar and nightspot and those who were there, including well-heeled types, members of the party crowd, and fans of local Top 40 cover band SmashT, which performed on Wasted Grain's large stage.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Headband together.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

"Kisses are a better fate than wisdom" - E.E. Cummings

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Getting close for their close up.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Um...we think you boys have had enough.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

A little tasteful side-boob for y'all. You're welcome.

 

Are you ready for some fútbol?
Are you ready for some fútbol?
Photos by Jim Louvau

World Cup 2014 Viewing Party at George & Dragon

It was a packed house on Sunday, July 13, at the George & Dragon as soccer fans at the English pub rooted for their favorite team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final. Germany beat Argentina a nail-biter of a game, winning 1-0 in extra time with a glorious goal to bring the golden trophy home to das fatherland.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

She's all tat.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

The Rammstein shirt totally fits the party, bruh.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Try and guess which teams they support. No, really.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Checking out the game on the big screen while everyone else is checking out her.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Deutschland über alles!

 

Oh my.
Oh my.
Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

Static Sundays at Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails in Scottsdale

While the rest of the Valley was busy spending the evening of Sunday, July 20, winding down their weekend or heading the bed, members of the 21-and-over set were busy living it up and getting down with drinks and dancing at Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails in Scottsdale.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Ready for bro-down.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Stylish Sunday sirens.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Abe kicks it old school...way old school.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Striking a pose.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

If you want to get inside Hi Fi, you've got to get past them first.

 

Candy kids in full effect.
Candy kids in full effect.
Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

Hard Asylum at Mind's Eye Studio in Mesa

Mind's Eye Studio in Mesa became an all-night madhouse of bass-driven beats and bizarre-looking costumes on Saturday, July 26, during the aptly named Hard Asylum. The rave crowd was both colorful and rowdy as they raged to the hardstyle sounds of Denver's Mr. Audity, Hardphonix, and Deoxy, as well as horde of local underground DJs like CIK, Cherie Nova, and Cap.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

3-D or not 3-D? That is the question.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

A Nightmare on Rave Street.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

You're sorta freaking us out, man.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Ditto.

The 25 Best Club Candids Photos of July

Whip it good.

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Wasted Grain

7295 E. Stetson Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

480-970-0500

wastedgrain.com

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George & Dragon Pub

4240 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012

602-241-0018

www.georgeanddragonpub.net

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Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails

4420 N. Saddlebag Trail
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

480-970-5000

www.hifibars.com

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Mind's Eye Rehearsal Studios

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