Best EDM Bars Or Clubs In Sacramento

August 7, 2014 5:00 AM

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Dancing is a personal endeavor, an expression of self. Having the right kind of music to move you is important. Different clubs play different kinds of dance music that don’t appeal to everyone alike. For many, EDM is the only music worth listening to and for that reason, it’s important to know which club is right for you. If you need to get your dance on and only EDM will do, here are five places to wear your boogie shoes.
District 30
1022 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 737-5770

Don’t just go to District 30 because it’s conveniently located in the K Street Mall. This high class nightclub boasts multiple flatscreens and “a brand new sound system from the world wide leader in dance club sound: Eastern Acoustic Works QX System.” District 30’s modern look and spacious layout make it a welcoming space to dance with your partner. Before or after your dance experience, spend some time taking in the building’s facade of glowing LED “puzzle art.”

Midtown BarFly
1119 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 341-0277

Even people not old enough to drink feel the need to dance. That is why the BarFly is such a great option for a night on the dance floor. The BarFly is an 18-and-over nightclub offering EDM on the first Saturday of the month. Check out its Facebook page for special events and guest list information.

2000 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 448-7798

According to the establishment, “Faces is the place to relax and be yourself without judgment.” It’s also a nightclub that offers EDM. Enjoy the beat while you express yourself on three separate dance rooms and refresh yourself at 15 bar stations. Faces is a gay bar where everyone is welcome. Have the time of your life, whether you’re dancing the night away, chillin’ in the VIP lounge or floating in the heated outdoor pool.

Related: Best Gay Bars In Sacramento

Press Club
2030 P St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 444-7914

Though the Press Club is small, it’s easily packed with high-energy dancing. This dance club, that looks like a hole in the wall bar from the outside, has a couple of charming quirks. There is no dress code at this club and the bar is cash only. It always has a live DJ and the music is loud and energetic.

2003 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 448-8790

Badlands is a great haven for EDM, with dancing seven nights a week. You will really feel like you’ve crossed over into a strange new world once you see the high barrel ceiling, mirror ball and lighted waterfall. What complements EDM better than a spectacular light show? With four bars and a huge dance floor, you’re sure to get your groove on in the Badlands.

Related: A Night Out in Sacramento’s Midtown

Laurel Hanson is a freelance writer uncovering Sacramento’s healthy food secrets in local restaurants, locavore havens, and even local foraging. Her work can be found on

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