Halloween is fast approaching & if you haven’t yet shown off your festive fits at WOW, what are ya waiting for? We’ve got a number of Halloween treats lined up for you this week, starting tonight with a Taco Tuesday Chef Showdown! Come taste local chefs’ taco creations first-hand in a cook-off competition, & vote for your favorite one! The winning chef walks away with a cash prize, & you walk away with a happy belly 🙂 Doors at 6:30PM.
Thursday (upstairs) we are gettin’ real spooky with Welcome To The FREAKSHOW. Enjoy some creep-tastic dark wave dance vibes by Another Ghost along with sideshow acts by the risqué Rebel Rabbitt, clowning around by pole with the adult performer Jessa Jordan, Drag King Buster V Giner and her conjoined sidekick Rusty, and Claire Voy Annz showcasing her crystal balls! Come dressed in your most dapper of halloween attire and get ready to be dazzled with some good ol’ home cooked hallow’s debauchery. Doors at 9PM
Friday, the legendary dance party series, Fleetmac Wood comes to WOW for the Sea Of Love Disco. Summon your inner Stevie Nicks during a night of aquatic elegance, maritime marvels, & submerged splendor within the wings of a storm. DJs Roxanne Roll & Smooth Sailing will be spinning dance mixes of Mac’s discography all night long. PLUS this will be a single-use-plastic-free event with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Sea Shepard Conservation Society. Doors at 10PM
Saturday, we transcend at Making Time w/ NINA KRAVIZ. Join us for a thrilling transcendental futuristic sound experience when Nina Kraviz makes her Philadelphia debut at Making Time at Warehouse on Watts. Additional sounds provided by Dave P & LISAS. Doors at 9PM.
Although this last game was hard to watch, we will be back with our Weekly Indoor Tailgate this Sunday. We will either be drinking to celebrate or drinking to forget the season, but either way at least we will be in it together. Additionally, *weather permitting* we will have a live eagles mural painted by Lauren Gagliardi Kelley during the tailgate! As per usual, there will be free pool, ping pong, baggo, tunes, & drink specials. Doors at 11AM – come through!
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How’s it goin’ Friend?
From college bros to boys n butts, last week was BONKERS! We had a blast partying it up with you fine folks, especially with the beautiful peeps at BOS PRIMAL. Primal was of our biggest events ever & it couldn’t have gone any better!
In keeping with that sexy dance club energy, Saváge is returning to WOW this Friday for their Neon Demons party. As seductively stated in their description, “tantalizing angels of darkness have come to mesmerize and corrupt your soul by taking the stage and putting on live shows which will traverse from the exotic to the bizarre. Here you will see anything from glowing specters performing aerials, circus/sideshow and more, all to the backdrop of the very best in house, techno and progressive.” In addition to all of this, there will be body paint artists adorning guests throughout the evening. Doors at 10PM.
Saturday night, the Matthew Law & the gang is back at WOW for another monthly installment of Friends N Fam. Mr. Law will be bringin in DJ Raimu as the featured guest DJ, so things are gonna get WILD! Get your advanced tickets here. Doors at 10PM.
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Hey there Friend!
The leaves they are a changin’… & so we have a few new announcements to make! Firstly, our shiny new website is officially up & running. Go check it out if you haven’t already (& maybe buy those tickets you’ve been putting off getting). Secondly, we debuted our new WOW merch recently at the #B2BBB. If you couldn’t make it to the Block Bash, but want your own WOW threads, shoots us an email or DM & (for $20) we will hook it up! Finally, we are gearing up for our Jawns, Paws, & Jingles event this year! If you are interested in vending, please fill out this google form & we’ll check ya out!
Now for your regularly scheduled programming…
Wednesday, our Jazz Night monthly is back to bring you more of the snazzy & loungey vibes you love. Only $5 cover & the doors are open at 7:30PM.
Thursday (downstairs), Philly Dub Club is coming through again, bringing their massive sound systems, crates of dub reggae vinyl, & unifying dancehall energy. Medina International & Soul Dragon Soundsystem are this month’s featured soundsystems. Doors at 9PM.
Friday, start your night off with the Group Project Comedy Show. This jawn will be hosted by John Riggi & Greer Cohen, featuring sets from Miranda Kelly, Kelly McNulty, Daniel Cohen, Karol Sankus, & special guest Eric Schwartau (of Talk Hole NYC). Doors at 7PM.
Immediately following, DJ Royale’s Rhythm Club will be convening upstairs for an experience interweaving genres, culture, & movement. Royale will be joined by Joey Stix & Pierre Xan for some live flare. Along with an opening performance from Camp Candle. Also, there is a $16 GA + Two Robbers Open Bar up for grabs (what a steal). Doors at 9PM.
Saturday, we are hosting Boys Of Summer: Primal, featuring Nina Flowers & KIRK. All proceeds from this Philly Outfest Afterparty will go to the William Way LGBTQ Community Center. Come catch these sexy beats at the home for Philly’s hottest dance parties! Doors at 10PM.
Sunday, end this crazy week with a chill hang sesh along side your fav WOW staff at our GO BIRDS! Weekly Indoor Tailgate. We will be indulging in some drink specials, hot dogs, ping pong, billiards, big wheels, baggo, & of course football! THIS IS A FREE EVENT, so why not come through??? Doors at 11AM.
We’ve got a stacked week ahead of u & hope to see you at WOW!
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Happy October Friend!
We’d like to start by taking a moment to thank everyone who SHOWED. UP. for our inaugural BACK 2 BACK | BLOCK BASH. Thank you to the DJs who brought the heat. Thank you to the vendors who supplied the art, gear, & grub. Thank you to the volunteers who dedicated their Saturday to helping us make the #B2BBB happen. And of course, thank you to everyone who came out to dance for a good cause! All proceeds from the Block Bash will be going to Radical Hospitality at Broad Street Ministries, and we will be continuing to work with them on other fundraising events! If you care to check out the vibes, you can head to the Facebook Album or our Instagram Highlight. We are thrilled with how everything went, but we are even more excited to bring it back next year, bigger and better. Finally, if you couldn’t make it out to the Block Bash, but still would like to contribute to the cause, please head to Broad Street Ministries to get involved or donate!
Despite the 80˚ weather, spooky season is officially upon us, which means we have loads of costume-encouraged, spooktastic events around the corner.
Tonight (Wednesday), Hidden Gems celebrates it’s 1 year anniversary! It has been incredible watching this community of producers, creatives, & music lovers grow and thrive under the WOW roof. Come out tonight to celebrate, play some of your music, & catch performances from Lester London & Love City. Doors at 7:30PM.
Thursday, we kick off our spooky events with Revenge of Dancehall: Caribbean Night. This Afrofuturism inspired event will celebrate Philly Afro/LatinX/Caribbean/Non-Binary/Twospirit & rebellious cultural communities and more! We invite our community Cosplayers and enthusiasts to come on and celebrate! Rock your favorite outfits get outlandish and Campy! We encourage it! Doors at 7PM
Friday, Its the VZA is bringing the desert to WOW with Desert Hearts. The Desert Hearts Family has found itself at the center of a dusty movement, fostering intimate experiences of sonic joy and unbounded love across the globe. This will be a dance party inspired by the collective experience and will certainly be a one of a kind event. Doors at 10PM
Sunday, come chill with the WOW gang & cheer on the birds for our weekly Indoor Tailgate Party! As per usual, there will be pool, cornhole, ping pong, drink specials, & free dogs! Doors at 11AM – All tailgates are Free Entry!
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Get ready Friend!
If there has ever been a week to not sleep on WOW events…. it’s this one.
First and foremost, our very first BACK 2 BACK | BLOCK BASH! is THIS SATURDAY. If you haven’t seen the lineup already, check out the flyer directly below this text, & bask in its magnificent glory. We will be dancing from 1PM till 9PM (or 3AM if you stick around for $10 reduced entry into Kevin Saunderson – the pioneer of techno). All ticket sales from the Block Bask will be donated to our local community center.
Wednesday, the homies at Heineken Flex are putting together a FREE SHOW, featuring a dream pop up-and-comer, Bane’s World. This dude went from making spacey tunes in his bedroom to performing at Camp Flognaw, and is definitely worth checking out. On top of the free entry (with registration), there will be a free Heineken happy hour from 8PM-9PM. Doors at 8PM.
Last but not least, on Sunday, “NYC’s 45 Queen” – Natasha Diggs – will be coming to Philly to spin classics, house, funk, soul and disco along with the legendary and home town fav DJ Rich Medina and an opening set by Joshua Lang. Doors at 9PM
Get ready Friend! If there has ever been a week to not sleep on WOW events…. it’s this one. First and foremost, our very first BACK 2 Read More
Between jungles, aliens, and golden horses, this week’s lineup is out of this world.
We will be kicking off the week with a special Amazon Forrest fundraising dance party, Jungle for the Jungle. As you can probably guess from the title, this party will be stacked with jungle dance tunes. 100% of the door sales will go to the Earth Alliance’s Amazon Fund. Come by Thursday at 9PM to shake it for a good cause!
Friday we have two dance parties going down. Upstairs, the house music mystics The Golden Pony, will be summoning the party gods for a legendary night of dancing. Doors at 10PM. Downstairs, we’ve got some aliens on the guest list for the Area 51 Raid party. There will be DJs, free merch, costumes, cosmic dancers, drink packages, and much more! Check out the ticket page for more details (including info on the $35 open bar package). Doors at 8PM!
At 10 PM downstairs, DJ Matpat’s Club Congress is coming back for another party! We’ll be celebrating the release of Matpat’s new track all night, drop’n house, disco, techno, ghetto tech, acid, soulful house jams, boogie and anything else that’ll make our collective asses shake. You may also score some free tee’s & vinyl, so come through!
Upstairs at 10PM, Friends N Fam will be throwin down with the one and only Matthew Law for the WOW + FNF 1 Year anniversary!