First Friday Parties, Live Music, Top DJs, and More this Weekend

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The party isn't over. That's what she said.

If you have energy left after having celebrated Independence Day, try out these events this weekend.

Friday, July 6

First Fridays with 5th & York
Enjoy live music by this popular jazz/R&B band while supporting a good cause. A portion of proceeds will go to The Red Pump Project Charlotte. Free bottle of wine for ladies in parties of four or more. 8 p.m. $15. The Wadsworth Estate, 400 S. Summit Ave., wadsworthestate.com, 5thandyork.com.

Old School R&B Party
Party to the sounds of The Java Band. Presented by The Jazz Diva. 9 p.m. $10. Fanz Sports Grill, 3425 David Cox Rd., jazzdivaevents.com, fanzsportsgrill.com.

Free Friday
This party takes place here the first Friday of each month, and this installment features a performance by hip hop artist C-Weav (midnight), along with music by DJ C-Rob. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Free until 11:30 p.m. The Sunset Club, 1820 South Blvd., sunsetclubcharlotte.com, twitter.com/freefridayclt.

Coleman Hamilton Extended Set
This DJ is flying in from Alaska, where he currently resides, to rock his hometown of Charlotte for one night. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. Kazba, at EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St., kazbacharlotte.com, djcoleman.net.

Saturday, July 7

Ten & Two: Aftermath After the Mayhem
These promoters have a new tradition of keeping the party going following their big holiday bashes. It’s a $10 cover and features $2 drink specials, hence the “Ten & Two.” Music by DJ DR. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Re:Public, 314 N. College St., facebook.com/republic.charlotte, thesolkitchen.com.

Swoon Unit's DJ Spclgst
The DJ will have you dancing all night to his blend of funk, soul, electro, hip hop, rock, and synth. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Cost varies. Butter NC, 950 NC Music Factory Blvd., buttercharlotte.com.

Frolic III
It’s one of MAZ Entertainment’s signature events, featuring a biceps and bikini competition, mechanical bull, complimentary Jello shots, and more. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Text “Frolic” to 313131 for free admission; $10 general admission; $30 open bar ticket. Centerstage @ NoDa, 2315 N. Davidson St., mazentertainment.net, centerstagenoda.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.