Guest DJ Madness

A slew of marquee-level mixmasters will be guest-starring at Valley clubs over the next seven nights. It all starts on Friday, May 29, with an appearance by Jay Tripwire. The Canadian-born house/soul DJ will be at Incognito, 2424 East Thomas Road, along with such locals as Steve Edwards, RMC, and dk.strickler. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the cover is $5 until 11:30 p.m., $10 afterwards. See www.socialphx.com. Meanwhile, the one-time Fresh Prince BFF Jazzy Jeff will co-headline the Bacardi B-Live Tour along with NYC's Steve Porter and Drop the Lime when the event comes to Myst, 7340 East Shoeman Lane in Scottsdale, on Saturday, May 30. Log on to bacardibliveusa.bacardi.com for ticket info. And wrapping up the week will be British house duo The Shapeshifters, who visit Cream Stereo Lounge, 4252 North Drinkwater Boulevard in Scottsdale, on Wednesday, June 3. The music starts at 9 p.m. and admission is $7-$10. Visit www.wanttickets.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.