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Single artist parties, when DJs play music from one artist for the whole night, have been taking over Philly’s nightlife scene, and with good reason.No one wants to endure hours of music they don’t like after getting dressed up for a night of dancing, so why not hit up the clubs that you know are only playing your favorite artists?
Go if: You don’t mind a looser interpretation of “single artist party.” And are not on a date.So Far Gone, or Drake Night, was started in 2014 by Dirty South Joe, a huge presence in Philly’s DJ scene, and quickly became one of the country’s first “single artist parties.” (Dirty South Joe first started bumping Drizzy at the Dolphin, but now the party takes place every two months at the 2,500-capacity Fillmore, making it the largest single-artist party in the city.) When I arrived at Drake Night at about 11 p.m., the line wrapped around the block despite a light drizzle and chilly temperatures.Partygoers were dressed to impress in heels, sequined skirts and button-down shirts.The Barbary, 951 Frankford Ave., cover before midnight, cover after midnight, 215-634-7400, Launched by DJ Dame Luz, Holy Trinity — Beyonce, Rihanna, and Nicki Minaj — takes place monthly at the Dolphin Tavern in South Philly.One could argue, however, that the actual Holy Trinity began in 2004 after David Cassidy started “MMP” parties (Michael Madonna Prince).(It was a 2000s dance-track throwback night last month.) “We chose Kanye because he’s arguably one of the great influencers in entertainment since Michael Jackson,” Anthony said. We’ve seen peaceful moments when the room sang along to ‘Ultralight Beam’ and people bouncing off the walls to ‘Stronger.’ ” The Barbary is a much smaller space than the Fillmore, which meant that it was a lot easier to order drinks.There also wasn’t much of a line when I arrived about 11 p.m.Pro tip: The bar upstairs is typically less crowded than the one downstairs.Also, if you step outside for a smoke break, you’ll have to wait in line to get in again.Worse would be if the series just isn't popular enough to justify going through the effort to find a new author, leaving fans to wonder What Could Have Been.This can also happen with individuals who play a major role in creating a group work; for instance, actors or directors.