10 Spots To Get Down with a DJ
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It's no secret that Nashville's known for its live music scene and happening honky tonks, but if you're a local who wants to go beyond two-stepping and get down with live DJ sets, I've got the destination for you! Whether it's a monthly themed dance party, throwback session or all-night affair, you'll find it all here. After spending three years exploring Nashville like a native, I'm excited to share my tips and tricks for living like a local on my lifestyle blog, @nearlynative. Follow along with me on my blog: nearlynativenashvillian.com.

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Rooftop Dance Parties at Acme Feed & Seed
$, Acme Feed & Seed, Nashville

Acme's rooftop is an open air weekly dance party with the best DJs in town. A wall-to-wall mix of locals and tourists, you'll get a mashup of throwback jams and trendy hits. Arrive early to skip lines!

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Schwing at No. 308
$$, No 308, Nashville

Schwing is a monthly 90s themed experience that draws a major crowd! DJs will be spinning throwback tunes, while classic movies and TV shows play on the walls.

This experience has 39 bookmarks and 703 views.
Get Movin' at Motown Mondays at The 5 Spot
Free, The 5 Spot, Nashville
Mon November 20, 9:30p - 3:00a

Get out on a school night for this dance party featuring classic Motown tunes and some seriously awesome dancers. It's so worth the struggle on Tuesday!

This experience has 90 bookmarks and 974 views.
Rage with a DJ at SOUTH
Free, SOUTH, Nashville
Fri November 24, 11:00p - 3:00a

South is a staple on Demonbreun attracting all types for a good old fashioned dance party. Put hundreds of people in a big open room and you'll get some great people watching.

This experience has 54 bookmarks and 911 views.
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Party & Play at Two Bits
$, Two Bits, Nashville

You can find DJ AyDamn on the ones and twos all over town, but on Sundays from 3–6p, you'll find him at Two Bits. Spend Sunday Funday playing Cards Against Humanity, sipping Bloodys and getting down on the dance floor.

This experience has 170 bookmarks and 1230 views.
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During the summer months, Rebar's patio stays tightly packed. Throw in a DJ and their signature disco ball and you've got a recipe for patio success.

This experience has 23 bookmarks and 609 views.
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Head to a Hip Hop Party at The Boom Bap
$10, The Basement East, Nashville
Sat November 25, 9:00p

This monthly event features local and guest DJs that'll bring down the house with hip hop and more. Get there early because the line gets crazy!

This experience has 49 bookmarks and 763 views.
Dance All Night at Play
$$, Play Dance Bar, Nashville

The constant rotation of amazing themed parties, drag shows and music video montages will ensure that you dance all night at Play. Go next door to Tribe too!

This experience has 38 bookmarks and 651 views.
Dig the DJ or Listen to Live Music at Tin Roof
Free, Tin Roof, Nashville
Fri November 24, 10:30p

Doubling as a live music venue and DJ dance party, Tin Roof gives you the option to pick your poison. Head for The Green Room for enough room to get down with the DJ and hang out at the bar.

This experience has 38 bookmarks and 787 views.
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Get Low at Friends in Lo Places at The Sutler's 90s Night
Free, The Sutler Saloon, Nashville
Thu November 23, 9:00p

Enjoy a wide range of 90s music in the cellar of The Sutler every Thursday night or stop in on Friday for their resident DJ series!

This experience has 96 bookmarks and 1104 views.
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