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Wednesday March 4th
DAPHNE: A WOMEN'S MOVEMENT IN DANCE MUSIC WELCOMES [synthetic] with
SCARY LADY SARAH / BOY ALBERTO / EEKS LAROO
10PM // 21+  
FREE Thursday March 5th
MUSEUM OF LOVE (LIVE)
OLIN
$13 Advance, $15 Day Of Show // 10PM // 21+  Friday March 6th
DAPHNE: A Women's Movement in Dance Music Welcomes SPORK
HONEY DIJON
GARRETT DAVID / T. MIXWELL B2B KARL ALMARIA
$14 Before Midnight, $16 After // 10PM // 21+ Saturday March 7th
DAPHNE: A Women's Movement in Dance Music
STEFFI
SAMONE / MICHAEL SERAFINI
$14 Before Midnight, $16 After // 10PM // 21+ Sunday March 8th
Queen! with
DERRICK CARTER / MICHAEL SERAFINI / GARRETT DAVID
HOSTS SISSY SPASTIK / JOJO BABY
$7 All Night // 10PM // 21+

Teaser Thursday: Solar's Hugo Ball Mix

West Coast staple and hidden-in-plain-sight gem Solar makes his Hugo Ball debut this Saturday.  If you’re not as excited as we are (very excited), this mix should change that quickly.…

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Wednesday February 18th


Monday Mix: The Black Madonna for Dekmantel

Our very own Black Madonna was asked to do the 4th mix in the new Dekmantel series out of Amsterdam.

 

Catch her live at Smart Bar on Saturday, March 21st for Hugo Ball.

 

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Monday February 9th


Monday Mix: Sassmouth

OK, so we know it’s technically Tuesday, but it’s like a Monday for those of us who were snowed in, yesterday.  Regardless of what day of the week it is, it’s a great day to listen to another fantastic mix from our dependable resident selector, Sassmouth.  …

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Tuesday February 3rd


Monday Mix: Tyrel Williams Hugo Ball Mix

The Hugo Ball crew have quite a little mix series going on, as they invite Chicago-gone-San Francisco selector Tyrel Williams to the decks.  He really nails that Hugo Ball sound that mashes industrial, EBM, techno, and acid into a super hot soup of dance floor bliss.…

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Monday January 26th


Relight the Night Tonight

Tonight we celebrate the relighting of Smart Bar with a set from resident DJ/sharp dresser/small dog enthusiast Derrick Carter.  Join us for a FREE night of music, dancing, and probably pizza!

To learn more about the club’s recent face lift, check out this piece from 5 Magazine.

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Thursday January 15th


Teaser: Norm Talley's Hugo Ball Mix

For the next installment of the Hugo Ball Mix series we present veteran turntable technician Norm Talley. Norm will be joining us for his third appearance at Hugo Ball this Saturday, January 17, 2015. We hope you enjoy this taut dance music mix by one of Detroit’s finest selectors and producers.  

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Wednesday January 14th


Monday Mix: Brendon Moeller LIVE at Smart Bar

The Monday Mix this week is a special one.  Our friends at Don’t Trust Humans just posted this recording of Brendon Moeller‘s set live at Oktave here in Smart Bar.  It’s a weighty slab of dub acid that is sure to rescramble your brain in all the right ways.…

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Monday January 5th