Dunkelheit is the only European alternative music dance party in Washington, DC. Dunkelheit means “darkness” in German and it lives up to its name by featuring the best dark electro music from the other side of the Atlantic. Expect to hear industrial, goth, synthpop, EBM, IDM, metal, noise, techno, trance, and other experimental types of music to keep you dancing. Dunkelheit is a monthly event held every first Friday.
Tattoo Contest sponsored by Pinz-N-Needlez Tattoo! Professional artist judge panel with 4 categories, each with a tattoo and piercing prize!
1. Best Black and Grey - $100 tattoo + $50 basic piercing
2. Best Color - $150 tattoo + $50 basic piercing
3. Best Large Piece - $200 tattoo + $100 piercing (piercing for 1 or 2 people)
4. Most Unique - $250 tattoo + $150 piercing (piercing for 1-3 people)
Pinz-N-Needlez, Custom Tattoos and Piercings, 924 U Street NW, Washington DC. www.pinzandneedlez.biz
The Guest DJ is DJ Vlad! Since 1997, DC's DJ Vlad has been spinning the best and cutting edge in gothic, industrial, and EBM for his area scene. Having held residencies at such hot-spots as Chiaroscuro, Midnight, and more, he has also performed in locations ranging from Paris to NYC as well as at a variety of US festivals (Drop Dead, Dracula's Ball, Eccentrik, and more). Beyond DJing, DJ Vlad also busies himself with his design company, Kallisti:Design. He also is a contributing writer for the scene magazines Side-Line and Vampire Freaks, and once was a regular contributor to ReGen Magazine, The City Morgue, Virus! Magazine, and Hard Wired UK. DJ Vlad is also a member of Deep 6 Productions bringing some of the best live shows to DC and is also the co-creator of the monthly event III, every third Sunday at Club Cobalt. www.myspace.com/dj_vlad
Dunkelheit always has residents DJ Panic and Hardware to guarantee you will dance all night!
Check out Dunkelheit’s New Location! Dunkelheit is now at 2010 Lounge. This venue boasts a dance floor with spectacular lighting plus a large bar with additional seating. The friendly bartenders are experienced and can satisfy your drinking needs. Drink prices are very reasonable: $6 rail drinks, $4 domestic beer, $5 imported beer, and $7 wine. 2010 Lounge also offers a wide variety of call and top shelf liquors. Also, try the new Dunkelheit signature shooter: Blut Wasser. This red, fruity shooter is always just $3.
Dunkelheit is located at 2010 Lounge, 2010 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 (Between U and V Streets). The club is Metro accessible from the yellow/green lines at U Street Station. Take the Vermont Avenue exit, walk one block on U Street and make a left onto 9th Street. Conveniently located across the street from the 9:30 Club!
Added by DJPanic on April 22, 2010