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Best EDM Bars Or Clubs In Baltimore

August 7, 2014 6:00 AM

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No matter your definition of EDM (Electronic Dance Music), as there are many, Baltimore has it. Visit any of these top five night clubs in the city with exceptional sound systems and lighting set-ups, plus local and world-renowned DJs to tie everything together, and you’ll have an unforgettable, heart-pumping night that leaves you dancing till the sun comes up.

The Paradox
1310 Russell St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 837-9110
www.thedox.com

Attracting dancers from the mid-Atlantic region, The Paradox, also called “The Dox,” offer some of the best-in-town, late-night entertainment and electronic dance music. Recently upgraded lighting, sound system, refreshment bar and lounges add to the main attraction, which is on the dance floor. Dancers have been known to keep the energy and vibe going until morning. This after-hours club is also home to Ultra Nate’s Deep Sugar Party on the second Saturday of the month, an ultimate dance party that showcases both resident and guest DJs like Jody Watley, Tony Humphries and CeCe Peniston, among many others.

The Get Down
701 S. Bond St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(443) 708-3564
www.getdownbaltimore.com

Two stories of pumping, entrancing DJ music combined with immersing lights, decor and media has made The Get Down a superior place to party. Although always attracting a diverse crowd, the ambiance can be especially seductive to individuals that are appreciative of creativity, and as such has become a go-to destination for many artists, dancers and musicians in the area. On Thursday nights, “Spirit” provides a unique opportunity to hear some amazing electro music, meet with painters, jewelers and other artists and stare at some psychedelic decorations to top it all off. Recent performances at the dance club include DJ Harry Hotter, DJ Impulse, Androponix, Rutch Dudder, Deviation and many more.

Red Maple
930 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 547-0149
www.930redmaple.com

After 10:30 p.m., the dance floor comes alive at Red Maple, which has been reviewed by Style Magazine as one of Mount Vernon’s hottest spots. From cocktails to dinner to dancing, this place has everything required to turn an early night into a late night with opportunities to catch a different sound every day of the week. Saturdays are the best nights for EDM fans and have recently featured hits like DJ Candy D, DJ Tony Smooth and DJ Colette. Dancers seeking some fresh air or conversation can make their way to the garden terrace, an open-air patio courtyard, and come face-to-face with the establishment’s signature red maple tree before heading back inside to dance the night away.

Torrent Night Club
512 York Road
Towson, MD 21204
(443) 687-0292
www.torrentnightclub.com

Replacing the former Recher Theatre, the Torrent Night Club is a welcome addition to the Baltimore EDM scene for ages 21 and up. Now with a state-of-the-art sound system equipment and an LED light show that beams across the dance floor, the nightclub hosts weekly events and specials in addition to offering VIP areas for parties upon request. Recent DJs include some of the city and nation’s best up-and-coming artists such as Gazzo, Wallie Beats, Kastle and Robbie Rivera – and the list goes on, just like the dancing, all night long.

Paparazzi Nightclub
407 E. Saratoga St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 904-9738
www.thepaparazzinightclub.com

Three rooms, unlimited dancing and some of the best DJs in Baltimore makes Paparazzi a rising contester on the city’s EDM list for a fun, upbeat and high-thrills night downtown. Vibe Fridays is the guaranteed night to go for the EDM scene, and the club even offers open bars to kick off the night. Hookah is also available. Past line-ups have featured DJ Blaqstarr, DJ K-Meta, Lil’ Mo, 12Gauge from The Netherlands and REKOIL and MTC from Baltimore – to name a few. College crowds can join in the party on Friday nights when it’s 18+, but Thursdays and Saturdays are reserved for the 21-and-older crowd.

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Keri Ann Beazell is a Baltimore writer following the latest developments in arts and culture, natural wonders, lifestyle and pets. She enjoys promoting thought-provoking discussions, education, new ideas and smiles among readers. Follow her online at beazellblog.com and Examiner.com.

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