Free Parties, Live Music, and More this Weekend

Chrissy Lampkin, star of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop, hosts a party Saturday at Fifth Element.

If you’re not still in need of rest from last weekend, check out these parties and events. 

Friday, January 6

Free Friday
The first Friday of the month means everyone is admitted free until midnight. Ladies will also be treated to an open wine bar. Music by DJ C-Rob. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Loft 1523, 1523 Elizabeth Ave.,

Hometown Hertz
It’s a night dedicated to Charlotte DJs, headlined by Clicks & Whistles. Party also features Spencer Sapien, Joshua Platinum, DJ Met, and Tony Dubz. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $3-$5. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St.,

Verse Simmonds Live
Come see one of R&B’s fast-rising singer/songwriters perform his hits. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 before 10:30 p.m.; VIP tables available. Privilege, 223 S. Brevard St.,,

Saturday, January 7

Smooth Jazz Saturday Night
Enjoy live music by The Destiny Brothers. Presented by The Jazz Diva. 9 p.m.-midnight. Free. Fanz Sports Grill, 3425 David Cox Rd.,,

Chrissy Lampkin from Love & Hip Hop
She’s rapper Jim Jones’ first lady and one of the newest stars on reality television, and you can party with her Saturday night. 10 p.m. Free until 11 p.m.; VIP tables available. Fifth Element, 500 W. Fifth St.,

ID Saturdays
The popular, weekly party continues at this large uptown nightclub. Enjoy house music by DJs Andy Kastanas, Andy Z, and That Guy Smitty. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $10. Phoenix, 300 N. College St.,,

Verify dates, times, prices, and other info at the web addresses listed for each event.

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