After-Work Events, DJs Madeon, Sandra Collins, and Mikeflo; Silent Disco, B.O.B., and More Sept. 19-22

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Silent disco, the concept where partiers wear wireless headphones to hear music from the DJ, comes to Neighborhood Theatre this Saturday.
This is the last actual weekend of summer—keep your social calendar stocked with this list of events. 
 

Thursday, September 19

 
Business After Hours
Network with other business professionals while enjoying complimentary food, drinks, and the opportunity to win prizes. Presented by the Charlotte Chamber. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free admission for Chamber members; $15 for nonmembers. Pine Island Country Club, 1701 Stoneyridge Dr., charlottechamber.com/events.
 
Cufflinks and Cocktails
The Charlotte Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity present this cocktail event at a different hotspot each month. Mix and mingle, and enjoy the great view from the rooftop. 6-10 p.m. Free admission. Whiskey Warehouse, 1221 The Plaza, whiskeywarehouse.com, cufflinksandcocktails.com.
 
Rock-N-Roll Beer Club
Popular radio jocks Woody and Wilcox bring their beer club event to this Plaza Midwood lounge. Live performances by Chris Sanchez and Foe-Hammer. Sponsored by Dos Equis beer. 8:30 p.m. Free admission. Volume Lounge, 1801 Commonwealth Ave., facebook.com/VolumeLounge.
 
Candy Land Party and Fashion Show 
It’s a candy-themed evening featuring candy martinis, a bar filled with candy, candy-flavored hookah, and a fashion show by vintage store Krystyna’s Treasures. 10 p.m. Free admission. Osso Restaurant & Lounge, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd., ossocharlotte.com, facebook.com/events/158539131012225.
 

Friday, September 20

 
Spiked Punch
It’s the fourth installment of this event, featuring music, an art show by John Hairston, T-shirt release by Rhymes & Designs, and complimentary spiked punch. 7-9 p.m. Free. Dupp&Swat, 2424 N. Davidson St., Suite 112B, duppandswat.com, spiked-punch.com.
 
Sprockets: A Tribute to MTV's 120 Minutes
This party pays tribute to one of MTV's legendary shows, which highlighted alternative music and when the network actually used to show music videos. Enjoy music from about 1986 to 1996, from DJ Spider (upstairs) and DJ Jody (downstairs). Drink specials include $5 cocktails, wine, and shooters, and two for $5 domestic beers. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 and up. Roxbury Nightclub, 116 W. 5th St., roxburynightclub.com, facebook.com/roxburynightclubuptown.
 
The Jammin Violinist and DJ Mix Party
Party promoters Socialflockers invite you to party in Ballantyne, with music by a live violinist and a DJ. 10 p.m. Free admission. Cosmos Cafe Ballantyne, 8420 Rea Rd., cosmoscafe.com, socialflockers.com.
 
Madeon
The acclaimed French house music producer and DJ, Madeon, blazes the turntables. Opening set by Daniels Jack. Brought to you by Disco Donnie Presents and Sugar Society. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $15 in advance. Label, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd., labelcharlotte.com, madeoncharlotte.eventbrite.com.
 

Saturday, September 21

 
Fourth Annual Lake Norman Beer Festival
More than 50 craft beers will be available for you to sample, along with games, tournaments, a bratwurst-eating contest, and live performances by three bands: Square Roots, SugarSmaX, and Joystick. A portion of proceeds from the festival will benefit the USO of North Carolina. VIP sampling, 3 p.m.; event, 4-9 p.m. General admission, $40; VIP, $50. Galway Hooker, 17044 Kenton Dr., Cornelius, galwayhookerpub.com, lknbeerfest.com.
 
Xklusive Convos: Blurred Lines
Come out for the meet-and-greet; then participate in group conversations on dating and relationships. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be served, along with giveaways. Presented by Xklusive Thoughts. 6-9 p.m. $10. Lotus Lounge at Basil Thai, 210 N. Church St., eatatbasil.com, teamxcc.eventbrite.com.
 
End of Summer What the Truck! Food Truck and Music Festival
Attendees have enjoyed this festival during select dates throughout the summer, and now the season comes to an end. There’ll be live performances by The Stranger: A Billy Joel Tribute band. And several food trucks will be on site: Wingzaa, Homegrown Crepe, King of Pops, Root Down, The Plated Palette, Gourmet Goombahs, Belly Backers, and Turkey And… 6-11 p.m. Free admission with advance registration. Amos’ Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St., amossouthend.com, eventbrite.com/event/8147682939.
 
Sandra Collins
Hailing from Los Angeles, Sandra Collins has been one of the top female DJs for years. Local DJs will spin before she takes over the turntables at 11:30 p.m., and drink specials will be served. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. $10 in advance; $15 day of. Volume Lounge, 1801 Commonwealth Ave., facebook.com/VolumeLounge, sandracollinsvolume.eventbrite.com.
 
Su Casa: Random Dope with Mikeflo 
The monthly party that brings together an audience with eclectic tastes, this go-round features DJ and producer Mikeflo of Dead Prez. Opening set by DJ Justice. Also featuring film, photography, and face painting. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 before 11 p.m.; $10 after. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S Tryon St., dharmacharlotte.com, sucasacharlotte.wordpress.com.
 
Hush and Hustle: Silent Disco Party
Silent disco, the concept where partiers wear wireless headphones to hear music from the DJ, comes to NoDa. Music by DJ Shogun, Kosta X, Paul Margiotis, and DJ Dylan Skidmore, playing the best in classic hits, EDM, and hip hop. Presented by Kidnice Entertainment. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Free admission; $5 for headphones rental. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., neighborhoodtheatre.com, facebook.com/KidniceEnt.
 

Sunday, September 22

 
Cans:Recycled — Panthers vs. Giants
The Roaring Riot, the group of diehard Carolina Panthers fans, host this viewing party and after-party for Panthers home games. The game will be shown on big screens with sound, and a DJ spins after. Noon. Free admission. All American Pub, 200 East Bland St., allamericanpubclt.com, facebook.com/TheCansRecycled.
 
Carolina Panthers vs. New York Giants Tailgate Party
It’s a big tailgate party for Panthers fans, featuring a fully staffed bar, food from local restaurants, indoor seating, live music on an outdoor stage, a live WFNZ broadcast, and several flatscreen TVs. 1 p.m. Free admission. The WFNZ/CPI Security Doghouse, 401 W. Morehead St., facebook.com/cbsradiodoghouse.
 
B.O.B. Live 
The chart-topping rapper from Atlanta, B.O.B., will perform live. Music by DJ SNS. 10 p.m. General admission, $40; VIP admission, $80. Label, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd., labelcharlotte.com, boblabelcharlotte.eventbrite.com.
 
Verify dates, times, prices, and other info at the web addresses listed for each event.
 
Be sure to bookmark www.charlottemagazine.com/Blogs/Dusk-Till-Dawn to stay plugged into Charlotte nightlife. Follow me on Twitter @HollidayInk; email me at jarvish@grownpeopletalking.com.
 
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