EDM

Cosmic Gate @ El Santo

On the off chance you haven't noticed, scads of reboots, makeovers, and metamorphoses have gone down in Scottsdale's after-dark scene. In just the past month alone, Barney's Boathouse was sold to new proprietors and became more of a hip-hop spot called Arizona Eye Candy, Jackrabbit Lounge underwent renovation and was rechristened Cameo, and The Roxy Lounge supposedly is transforming into Electric Ballroom. Whew. It's just par for the course in Scottsdale, we guess. The one constant in the midst of all the change, however, is that one can still get his or her fill of EDM artistry four nights every week, including during guest gigs by touring DJ superstars. German trance duo Cosmic Gate, for instance, is scheduled to hit El Santo, 7301 East Butherus Drive in Scottsdale, on Saturday, November 23, for the latest Relentless Beach Night Swim. Although we doubt anyone will take a dip in the evening chill, patrons can get drenched in the swank electro-soaked progressive trance slung by Nic Chagall and DJ Bossi. Doors open at 9 p.m. General admission is $15, VIP service is $35. See www.relentlessbeats.com.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.