10 Spots To Get Down with a DJ
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By Nearly Native

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
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Acme Feed & Seed
101 Broadway

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!

This experience has 150 bookmarks and 1307 views.
Schwing at No. 308
$$
No 308
407 Gallatin Ave

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 670 views.
Get Movin' at Motown Mondays at The 5 Spot
Free
The 5 Spot
1006 Forrest Ave
Mon October 02, 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 89 bookmarks and 883 views.
Rage with a DJ at SOUTH
Free
SOUTH
1524 Demonbreun St
Fri September 29, 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 51 bookmarks and 849 views.
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Party & Play at Two Bits
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Two Bits
1520 Demonbreun St

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 169 bookmarks and 1170 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 560 views.
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Head to a Hip Hop Party at The Boom Bap
$10
The Basement East
917 Woodland St
Sat October 28, 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 700 views.
Dance All Night at Play
$$
Play Dance Bar
1519 Church St

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 37 bookmarks and 583 views.
Dig the DJ or Listen to Live Music at Tin Roof
Free
Tin Roof
1516 Demonbreun St
Fri September 29, 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 36 bookmarks and 709 views.
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Get Low at Friends in Lo Places at The Sutler's 90s Night
Free
The Sutler Saloon
2600 Franklin Pike #109
Thu September 28, 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 1055 views.
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