Fuse Fridays

There's been a regime change at dope downtown Phoenix danceteria Bar Smith, as popular flairtender Chase Crain and a few of his fellow employees (including DJ Senbad and manager Edson Madrigal) recently purchased the bi-level beat emporium and are now running the show. But while Bar Smith's brain trust may have changed, the club's schedule of weekly dance parties is staying the same. That includes the fabbo Fuse Fridays fete, which will continue packing in peeps and bringing in some of the hottest guests from around the nation. For instance, Pittsburgh electro-house hustler B. Rich will pay a visit on Friday, August 13, with opening sessions from Hussy Hussy, Sol Martinez, DJ Mara, and the rest of the Fuse residents. Doors open at 9 p.m. and there's no cover before 10:30. Call 602-229-1265.
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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.