Frequency Fridays @ DWNTWN

Fridays used to be one of the pimpest nights of the week at Central Avenue danceteria DWNTWN, even dating back its days as Crowbar more than a decade ago. The crowds were huge, the DJs were top-notch, and the beats were hot. Then proprietors pulled the plug on Fridays, preferring to focus on the club's hugely popular Latin Ladies night on Saturday instead. The cats of AZEDMDJs, however, will flip the script this weekend and make Fridays at DWNTWN, 702 North Central Avenue, fierce once again. Their new dance night, Frequency Fridays, kicks off this weekend and will offer an array of local EDM artists and DJs spinning in the wee hours on the first and third Fridays every month. For instance, the debut edition, on Friday, June 1, will feature a lineup that includes DJ Louder, Babel, Type-R, Kilsek, Allieg8r, and a half-dozen other DJs. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $10. See www.facebook.com/azedmdjs

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