Weekly Selections: Bacchanale Festival, Symbiosis, Club IHC, and Decibel Festival - XLR8R

Weekly Selections: Bacchanale Festival, Symbiosis, Club IHC, and Decibel Festival

Our top picks of upcoming events from around the globe.
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The inaugural edition of Canada's Bacchanale Festival began on September 6 with Lil Louis and September 16 with Pearson Sound, while its main events take place this weekend at Montreal's Old Port featuring live sets by Octave OnePhuture and Vril, and dj sets by Omar S, Answer Code Request, and others.

Symbiosis Gathering celebrates its 10-year reunion today until Sunday at the Northern California Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale with over a hundred musical acts such as Nicolas Jaar, CocoRosie, and Four Tet, as well as workshops, an alchemy village, and live art component.

This Friday in XLR8R hq Los Angeles, the IHeartComix crew hosts S-Type's first LA show along with Brooklyn-based dance music producer Obey City (both on the Lucky Me label), with additional acts including Heathered Pearls and Neo Fresco.

Taking a sneak peak, Seattle's Decibel Festival kicks off next Wednesday with five days of musical performances including the experimental concert series Optical, boat parties and hosted showcases including the dB After-hours II: XLR8R event with Marcel Dettman, Function and Vril, and workshops and discussion panels as part of the dB ConferenceXLR8R will be on the grounds from day one sharing regular updates throughout the week.

Each Thursday we highlight a selection of events taking place in the U.S., Europe and beyond, and welcome our readers to submit events for consideration. To submit a new event or to search events in your city visit our events page.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 17 

hundred nico jaar

TheHundred Presents - Nicolas Jaar

Club Vinyl - Denver, CO, US

September 17 @ 9:00 pm - September 18 @ 2:00 am

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Symbiosis Gathering 10 Year Re:Union

Woodward Reservoir - Oakdale, CA, US

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - September 21 @ 12:00 am

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Hidden Roots Residency Night - A Night w/ Alex Loaiza & Mario Polanco

TBA Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - September 18 @ 4:00 am

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Cooly G (Hyperdub)

Fuse Art Space - Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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HODGEPODGE - Live music / DJ night

Mama Shelter - Los Angeles, US

September 17 @ 9:30 pm

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DJ Harvey (Open to Close) at Output

September 17 @ 10:00 pm - September 18 @ 5:00 am

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Abducted Sessions with STUNNA * DIOPTRICS * ALFONZ DELAMOTA * SHINOBI BASS * SELEKTA STEEL

Smartbar - Chicago , IL, US

September 17 @ 10:00 pm - September 18 @ 4:00 am

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A Family Affair | The Saunderson Brothers + Huge Special Guests

Cielo - New York, NY, US

September 17 @ 10:00 pm - September 18 @ 4:00 am

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The Magic Number Presents Everything Soulful | Antonio Ocasio/ Jihad Muhammad in The Panther Room

September 17 @ 10:00 pm - September 18 @ 4:00 am

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WKND

Studio 80 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

September 17 @ 11:00 pm - September 18 @ 3:45 am

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18 

Jan Blomqvist at flash

Jan Blomqvist LiVE with Vinyl Speed Adjust

Flash - Washington, DC, US

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:00 am

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Esscala: Rabbit Hole Nights | Eco (Open To Close)

Cielo - New York, NY, US

September 18 @ 10:00 am - September 19 @ 4:00 am

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Cloak & Dagger Music Festival (Dallas)

Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 am

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Hazy Vision on The Roof | A.Arias/ Minutia/ Me&Gio/ Marco Petrazzi

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 10:10 pm

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Peters Birthday Tour At TBA

TBA Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:00 am

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Need & Necessity

Bar Standard - Denver, CO, US

September 18 @ 9:00 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 am

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Public Works 5 Year Anniv. w/ Dusky, Pumpkin & Bwana

Public Works SF - San Francisco, CA, US

September 18 @ 9:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:00 am

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Club IHC with S-Type, Obey City, Neo Fresco, Heathered Pearls

Los Globos - Los Angeles, CA, US

September 18 @ 9:00 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 am

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JUST the TIP! wsg DJs Andy Toth, Eric Hinchman & Charles Pearson

Northern Lights Lounge - Detroit, MI, US

September 18 @ 9:00 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 am

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Bacchanale festival 2015 : ANCIENT FUTURE

September 18 @ 10:00 pm - September 20 @ 11:00 pm

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Oktave 6 Year Anniversary With Drumcell, Project 313 and Jeff Derringer

Smartbar - Chicago , IL, US

September 18 @ 10:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:00 am

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Keinemusik Showcase | &ME/ Adam Port/ Justin Miller + Dave Turk/ Mike Terra/ Brian Best/ Zeni Karpuzi + Special Guest in The Panther Room

Output - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 18 @ 10:00 pm - September 19 @ 6:00 am

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Framework presents All Gone Pete Tong | Chris Malinchak

Sound Nightclub - Hollywood, CA, US

September 18 @ 10:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:00 am

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Proper Vibes DC Series ft. Dirty Chocolate

Zeba Bar - Washington, DC, US

September 18 @ 10:00 pm - September 19 @ 3:00 am

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FABRICLIVE 18.9 w/ Groove Armada, T.Williams, Jimmy Edgar & B.Traits

fabric - London, London, United Kingdom

September 18 @ 11:00 pm

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Tender Hooks

Studio 80 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

September 18 @ 11:00 pm - September 19 @ 7:00 am

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RINSED: Disruptive Patterns

Location TBA - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 18 @ 11:00 pm - September 19 @ 6:00 am

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Electromotive Force

Berghain/Panorama Bar - Berlin, Germany

September 18 @ 11:55 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 pm

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19 

cloak and dagger

Cloak & Dagger Music Festival (Denver)

Multiple Venues - US

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - September 20 @ 2:00 am

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Sound Summit: A Benefit for the Mountain

Mountain Theater - Mill Valley, CA, US

September 19

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Verboten StageONE presents Detroit ♥'s SUBVERSIONS: Carl Craig pres Modular Pursuits / Audion [live] / Magda / Gaiser [live] + More

Unnamed Venue - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Max Graef (Tartelet Records) + Glenn Astro LA DEBUT (Tartelet Records) + CTEPEO 57' (Tartelet Records) + Cooper Saver (Far Away)

The Standard Downtown LA - Los Angeles, CA, US

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Simon Scott / Steve Roden / Mark Van Hoen

Magazine A-168 - Vallejo , US

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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TBA Night w/ Local Talk (Mad Mats & Tooli), Brion Vytlacil & More

TBA Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - September 20 @ 4:00 am

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DJ Three, Lisa Frank, Navbox; #BODYFEEL

Flash - Washington, DC, US

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - September 20 @ 4:00 am

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The Pop Up Shakedown Returns!

South Bowl - Philadelphia, PA, US

September 19 @ 9:00 pm - September 20 @ 2:00 am

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goodie no.45 w Magda, Rob Paine, Francisco Collazo

The Dolphin - Philadelphia, PA, US

September 19 @ 9:00 pm - September 20 @ 2:00 am

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Recondite/ Ryan Elliott/ Eric Cloutier + Frank & Tony in The Panther Room

Output - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 19 @ 10:00 pm - September 20 @ 4:00 am

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Inception Presents Chus & Ceballos | Anthony Attalla | Adam Auburn | Steve Prior

Exchange LA - Los Angeles, CA, US

September 19 @ 10:00 pm - September 20 @ 6:00 am

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Forward Disco | Hector Romero, Sean Cormac, Chili Davis

Cielo - New York, NY, US

September 19 @ 10:00 pm - September 20 @ 4:00 am

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fabric 19.9 w/ Seth Troxler, Adam Shelton, Subb-An & Air London

fabric - London, London, United Kingdom

September 19 @ 11:00 pm - September 20 @ 8:00 am

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33/45

Studio 80 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

September 19 @ 11:00 pm - September 20 @ 7:00 am

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KLUBNACHT

Berghain/Panorama Bar - Berlin, Germany

September 19 @ 11:55 pm - September 21 @ 6:00 am

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 20 

PE Barc

Piknic Électronik Bcn #13 (Showcase: Ellum) - Maceo Plex + Danny Daze + Odd Parents + Shall Ocin + Stephen Barnem

Jardins de Joan Brossa - Barcelona, Spain

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Piknic Electronik

Parc Jean-Drapeau - Montreal, QC, Canada

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Motek & 6AM presents Martin Roth (Anjunadeep) | Metrika (Crosstown Rebels)

Le Jardin - Los Angeles, CA, US

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Sundays on The Roof | Vince Watson/ Nicolas Matar/ Nikola Baytala

Output - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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SUM Night | Dominguez, Simon Heyliger and Justin

Cielo - New York, NY, US

September 20 @ 10:00 pm - September 21 @ 4:00 am

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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 22 

extra dark

Extra Dark with Darren Keen

Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, US

September 22 @ 11:00 pm - September 23 @ 2:00 am

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 

db 2 wide

Decibel Festival 2015

Seattle - various - Seattle, WA, US

September 23 - September 27

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no name Presents Inhalants (Patricia + Jahilyyia Fields) (LIVE)/ Entro Senestre (LIVE)/ Alex from Queens/ L. Sangre/ Olive T. on The Roof

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The dB2015 Optical Kick-Off Party

Re-Bar - Seattle, US

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 11:20 pm

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Nicolas Jaar Decibel Festival 2015

The Showbox - Seattle, WA, US

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - September 24 @ 2:00 am

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secondnature Decibel Festival 2015

The Crocodile - Seattle, WA, US

September 23 @ 9:00 pm

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Soulection Decibel Festival 2015

Q Nightclub - Seattle, WA, US

September 23 @ 9:00 pm - September 24 @ 2:00 am

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Clinic with Miguel Puente (Akbal) & Guests

Couture - Hollywood, CA, US

September 23 @ 10:00 pm - September 24 @ 2:30 am

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Cazzette/ The Avener at Output

Output - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 23 @ 10:00 pm

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Cazzette at Output

Output - Brooklyn, NY, US

September 23 @ 10:00 pm - September 24 @ 3:00 am

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Octopus Decibel Festival 2015

Re-Bar - Seattle, US

September 23 @ 10:00 pm - September 24 @ 2:00 am

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MID

Studio 80 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

September 23 @ 11:00 pm - September 24 @ 3:45 am

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