Take a spin: November EDM calendar


Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Breathe Carolina, RL Grime, Cash Cash and Deorro.

11.3: Breathe Carolina

The Denver-based electro-duo kicked off 2017 with the release of their Oh So Hard EP, and followed it with the 5-track Coma EP this summer. The Fever, their collaborative single with Bassjackers and APEK, dropped in September.


11.4: Amine Edge & Dance

The CUFF label heads and French production/DJ duo released their Good Time EP in July. They also joined forces with Kevin Hedge of Blaze on the September-released single, Lovelee Dae.

@ Bang Bang,

11.10: Tritonal

In 2015, David Reed and Chad Cisneros partnered with fellow DJ duo The Chainsmokers on their hit single, Until You Were Gone. The Texas-based DJ/producer duo has released a few singles in 2017, including Good Thing (feat. Laurell) and Wild Kind (feat. Varpu).


11.10: Black Tiger Sex Machine

After releasing their LP, Welcome To Our Church (as well as a follow-up of album remixes) last year, Black Tiger Sex Machine is making 2017 about singles. The Kannibalen Records founders and Montreal-based DJ trio have put out three of them so far this year - Hell Motel, Rezorecta VIP, and most recently, September’s Lions.

@ Bassmnt,

11.11: Borgeous

Miami-born DJ John Borger released his debut LP, 13, last year. He’s already released a 4-track EP of remixes from his debut this year, as well as a whopping seven singles including new single You, and September’s Sweeter Without You with Taylr Renee.


11.11: Sub Focus

English DJ and songwriter Nick Douwma has worked with the likes of Alex Clare, Kele, and Alpines, and has hit the top spot on the UK Dance Charts with 2005’s Nirvana-inspired X-Ray single and again with 2008’s Timewarp. This year, Douwma has released the singles Lingua (feat. Stylo G) and Don’t You Feel It (feat. Alma).

@ Bassmnt,

11.12: Gareth Emery

The British DJ released his massive, 37-track Electric For Life 2016 mix to close out last year. Emery teamed up with (DJ Ian) Standerwick on the song Saving Light (feat. Haliene) earlier this year, and did it again with Louis Vivet on the single Stronger, more recently.

@ Parq,

11.16: Gryffin

New York house DJ Dan Griffith (aka Gryffin) is a USC alum and classically trained pianist. He and Colorado-based DJ Illenium released the single Feel Good (feat. Daya) earlier this year, and Griffith released two more - Love In Ruins (feat. Sinéad Harnett) and Nobody Compares to You (feat. Katie Pearlman) - on his own.

@ Observatory North Park,

11.16: Kap Slap

Recently here as part of KAABOO’s Club Elevate / Jewel “Nightclub” after hours events, DJ/producer Kap Slap (aka Jared Lucas) has worked with Ezi, Daya, M. Bronx, and more. This summer, he released the single F****n Amazing (feat. Cal).


11.16: Phantoms

The L.A.-based DJ duo of Kyle Kaplan and Vinnie Pergola released their self-titled full-length debut earlier this year. It features appearances from Vérité, Grace Mitchell, Hayley Kiyoko, and Harlie. The pair’s stop at Bang Bang is part of their first-ever headlining tour.

@ Bang Bang,

11.17: Cash Cash

N.Y.-based DJ trio Cash Cash (Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf, Samuel Frisch) will be scaling things down a bit in San Diego after playing the Life In Color party at the Valley View Casino Center earlier this year. The threesome collaborated with ROZES on the single Matches this year, and put out one of their own, All My Love (feat. Conor Maynard), as well.


11.17: Sonny Fodera

Australian-born, London-based DJ Sonny Fodera has released a handful of singles this year, as well as a deluxe version of his 2016 third album, Frequently Flying, which featured guests like Alex Mills, Yasmeen, and Kate Elsworth on 11 of its 14 tracks.

@ Bang Bang,

11.22: RL Grime

The L.A. producer also known as Henry Steinway brings his party to the house that the San Diego Gulls built. Recent singles like Stay For It (feat. Miguel) and Reims will have to hold fans over while Steinway puts the finishing touches on his anticipated upcoming sophomore full length, Nova.

@ Valley View Casino Center,

11.22: Deorro

26-year-old Ultra Records DJ Deorro (aka Erick Orrosquieta) released his 26-song debut LP, Good Evening, in March. He followed it with new single, Burn Out, last month.

@ Observatory North Park,

11.22: Borgore

Israeli DJ and Buygore Records boss Borgore has released a pair of singles this year - Domino (feat. Mad Cobra) and Savages, as well as a few remixes for his 2016 single Best.


11.24: MK + Lee Foss

Chicago DJ Foss and Detroit DJ MK (Marc Kinchen) get together for a tour after collaborating on a pair of EPs - 2012’s Electricity and 2014’s Ghost in the System.

@ Spin,

11.25: Valentino Khan

This L.A.-based DJ and producer has worked with the likes of Skrillex, Flosstradamus, and Major Lazer. His latest single, Pump, has over 16 million streams in Spotify and became Vevo’s most streamed video of all time.

@ Bassmnt,

11.28: Giraffage

San Francisco-based DJ Giraffage (aka Charlie Yin) graduated with a political economics degree from Berkeley before starting his musical career. Yin’s debut full-length, Too Real, was released last month. It features collaborations with Japanese Breakfast, Matosic, Angelica Bess, and Harrison Lipton.

@ Observatory North Park,