* January 5th and 26th – SUGACUBE. Hosted by Future Ninja (Fuze, HDI Champion), Sugacube features DJ Frankiehows (Bellyhouse, Deep See) and DJ Cuba spinning hard and sweet House. General info: Party starts 9pm, no cover.
* Every Tuesday – DEEP SEE. Recently celebrating it’s 8-year anniversary, Deep See remains committed to supplying cutting edge dance music, every Tuesday night. Resident DJs – EMan, Lola and DJ Spider – spin an maniacal musical web with Soulful/Deep/Tech House, satiating a faithful following of dance floor enthusiasts. Early opening DJ sets are courtesy of DJ Aphrosoul. Deep See general info: Every Tuesday night at Sapphire. Party starts 9pm, $5/$10 cover after 11pm, www.deepseenyc.com , www.myspace.com/la_lola , www.myspace.com/djeman , www.myspace.com/djspidernyc, www.myspace.com/deepseenyc
* January 7th , FOUNDATION. Resident DJs Uncle Tone and Arch Delux bring raw musical materials – from Hip-Hop to House – to build a better foundation along with guest DJs. General info: Party starts 9pm, no cover.
* January 14th and 28th, DIGITAL MOTION Spiritspacessound invites you to experience the sound of the underground, deep into the night with sexy, dirty House tunes courtesy of DJ Sousan, DJ Sean McMahon and Damiathin. General info: Party starts at 9pm, $5.
* January 8th – SOULED OUT. Groovetrendz NYC presents a new party where DJs Brother Al and Aphrosoul come together with guest DJs to make soulful House offerings on the decks. JANUARY LINEUP: 1/8: DJ Esteban (Milk and Honey Soundz). General info: Party starts at 9pm, no cover.
* January 15th – KIKI. Devere Monet and Heather Blee host, dance and otherwise kiki at this fun fete featuring DJ Mattymatt spinning house, hip house, 90s, booty and more. General info: 10:30pm-4am, no cover, drink specials.
* January 2nd, January 23rd and January 30th – FUNK YOU. DJ Ramzy spins Latin, House, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Hip Hop, and Classics. General info: Party starts 9pm, no cover before 10pm/$5 after, weekly drink specials.
* January 9th – INFINITY. Futoshi and Ali Coleman (Voice of Voice) host a special monthly event to set the weekend off right with DJs K.D.A.B and Ali spinning Hip-Hop, R&B, Reggae and the like. General info: Party starts 11pm, $5 cover.
* January 16th – SIMPLY SMASHING! Brooklyn DJs Rut Roh and Soul Korea bring their eclectic dance party to Manhattan , filled with Hip-Hop, Disco, Funk, Soul and other treats. General info: Party starts 11pm, $5 cover.
*Every Saturday – SAPPHIRE SATURDAYS featuring guest DJs spinning Latin, House, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Hip Hop, and Classics – keeping the packed house gyrating all night long. General info: 7pm-4am, $5 cover after 10pm, weekly drink specials.
* January 4th – EVOLVE NYC. Hosted by Michiewah, DJ Markus Rice”The Music Man” spins Deep and Soulful House music. Evolve is simulcast live each month on radio.rawcast.com . JANUARY LINEUP: 1/4: It’s the New Year Jam with guest DJ Tee Malory. General info: 8pm-3am, no cover, www.myspace.com/evolveparty
* January 11th – GRAVITY featuring deep dance denizen DJ Wil Milton spinning soulful House for a limber set of enthusiasts in an attempt to defy gravity on the dance floor. Hosted by Rodney Carter, Cindy, Lawrence and Coco. JANUARY LINEUP: 1/11: It’s a Capricorn affair at Gravity, acknowledging the birthday of resident DJ Wil Milton, his long time friend Patty Fletcher, and Rodney Carter as well as the release of Blak Ink Music Group’s new hit single “You Are Everywhere.” Opening set by DJ Ace. General info: 6pm-1am, general admission $7/members free before 7pm/$5 after, www.myspace.com/infoclubgravitynyc
* January 18th – NEW BEGINNINGS. Start all over again with resident DJ Pookey along with guest DJ ScottIe B (Afterlife) and DJ Dave Davis. General info: 6pm-2am, $5 before 11pm/$8 after.
* January 25th – RUBY TIME. It’s time for Tribal, Tech, Deep House and Disco with DJs Ruby Red, Ali Coleman, and Eric Escobar spin their hearts out at this monthly fete. General info: Party starts 10pm, no cover.
*HAPPY HOUR: $4 select beers & well drinks,
every Monday-Thursday 7pm-10pm, Friday 6pm-8pm.
SAPPHIRE ART GALLERY
There’s always a new art exhibit hanging in the gallery at Sapphire, with weekly opening receptions. Please call the club directly for details and/or artist bookings.
Sapphire is located at 249 Eldridge Street (btwn Eldridge/Stanton), NYC. General club contact information: (212) 777-5153, www.sapphirenyc.com