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5 Hot Parties: Method Man, Armin Van Buuren

You know summer is close when the party scene heats up. Rap royalty, fresh hip hop faces, world's best DJ and a brand new EDM nightclub. It's go time!

Rebirth: Life in Color Paint Partyat Valley View Casino Center – Saturday, April 27

Dayglow fans will unite this Saturday at Valley View Casino Center for San Diego’s largest neon paint party. It’s kind of like the color run, except without all that boring exercise. Instead, dress up, throw paint and hit the dance floor. This weekend’s Rebirth edition will feature beats by Swanky Tunes and LA Riots, plus opening sets by DJs Ideal, Jake Talcott, Paris Blohm and more.

Method Man & Redman Liveat Stingaree – Friday, May 3

San Diego nightlife promotion force TK Productions is celebrating its five year anniversary with a bang. Actually, with a bit of Wu-Tang. Method Man and Redman are bringing ‘Da Rockwilder’ to Stingaree with a live in-club performance on Friday, May 3. If you missed Red and Meth in action weekend one of Coachella, your local redemption is here. More party perks include a bikini fashion show styled by SunSplash, exotic car display by Targa Trophy and DJs Scene, Decon and Kevin Brown.

Bassmnt Grand Opening ft. Showtek – Saturday, May 4

Party people, get ready to descend into Bassmnt, a new underground club taking over the former Belo space. Big news for the local nightlife scene, Bassmnt is partnering with EDM leaders Insomniac for a weekly event series dubbed Awakening Saturdays. For the grand opening, Insomniac and Eventvibe are bringing in Dutch duo Showtek on Saturday, May 4.

Armin Van Buuren at Rimac Arena – Tuesday, May 7

The number one DJ in the world brings his Intense Album Tour to San Diego on Tuesday, May 7. It’s an 18+ event coming to Rimac Arena on the UCSD campus. The sweetest graduation present we’ve heard of yet. Armin Van Buuren is a Dutch DJ / producer who has topped the DJ Magazine Top 100 poll four consecutive years. Need we say more? Don't miss this mega show.

Kendrick Lamar Live at FLUXX – Friday, May 17

Girl, he’s Kendrick Lamar. A Benz is to him just a car. West Coast rapper on the rise Kendrick Lamar will perform live at FLUXX on Friday, May 17. You know his addictive verse in A$AP Rocky’s breakout hit “F**kin’ Problems” and you’ve probably caught yourself sassing with his lyrics, “B*tch, don’t kill my vibe.” Get your ‘drank’ on for Kendrick’s FLUXX debut, also featuring DJs Reflex and Kyle Flesch.

More San Diego parties for your radar:

Markus Schulz at FLUXX – May 8 & 9

Kill Frenzy & Justin Jay at Spin Nightclub – Saturday, May 18

EDM ft. Otto Knows at FLUXX – Thursday, May 23

Intervention ft. Gareth Emery at Hard Rock Hotel – Sunday, May 26

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