Corner Bar Management to Host Defected Records’
New Year’s Eve Party and New Year’s Day Afterparty
Celebrate the pinnacle of independent house music at DISCOPUSSY
New Year’s Eve followed by an afterparty the next day on We All Scream’s rooftop.
New Year’s at Corner Bar Management’s popular nightclubs, DISCOPUSSY and We All Scream, will be bumpin’ as they host the United States stop for Defected’s 2024 “6 Degrees of Celebration” party tour. Celebrating the record label’s 25th anniversary, the parties at Corner Bar are one of six across six cities on six separate continents, creating Defected’s biggest celebration yet. The party will start at DISCOPUSSY featuring Arielle Free and Harry Romero on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31, with doors open at 9 p.m. The festivities will continue at We All Scream featuring an afterparty with Juliet Mendoza and Mike Dunn on New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1, starting at 2 p.m.
One of the longest-running labels of its kind, Defected Records is renowned in the United Kingdom for paving the way for independent house music. Having produced multiple platinum and award-winning albums over its 25 years, Defected Records will celebrate taking its brand worldwide with parties in six cities across six continents. The “6 Degrees of Celebration” campaign is centered on community and connection, playing on the idea that everyone is at most six connections away from each other with a focus on the connection that music provides, and honoring the global community of music-lovers that have kept Defected going for 25 years.
“6 Degrees of Celebration” offers Defected’s signature house parties featuring world-class production, the very best in dance talent encapsulated by Corner Bar’s unbeatable atmospheres. The celebratory lineup includes:
Sunday, December 31 @ DISCOPUSSY, doors at 9 p.m.
- Arielle Free
- Scottish DJ and BBC1 broadcaster Arielle Free is renowned for her flawlessly executed electronic sounds. Free has been deep in the studio honing her craft, involving sessions with some surprising artists and producers, slowly building a respectable batch of records that are sure to make an instant impact across the UK and beyond.
- Harry Romero
- Heavyweight house hero Harry “Choo Choo” Romero brings groove back with his own personal renaissance. With 20 years of music under his belt and the full backing of Simon Dunmore and Luke Solomun at Defected and Classic, it’s now Romero’s time to shine. It’s time to wave his flag and reach a new generation with a catalog so astonishing it speaks for itself.
Monday, January 1 @ We All Scream, doors at 2 p.m.
- Juliet Mendoza
- Born with music in her blood, LA-based DJ and dancer Juliet Mendoza transports listeners back to that mid-90s house scene. Her unique style of delivering melodic, soulful and deep sounds has taken Mendoza above and beyond the boundaries of the U.S. to headline several international events/venues including NL Club (Amsterdam), Le Reservoir (Paris), Hookah Lounge (MX City), and Mi Casa Holiday (MX Tulum).
- Mike Dunn
- Chicago house music legend Mike Dunn is known for his two-decade history of impact on the house scene. Starting young in Englewood playing disco, funk, soul and prototype house, Dunn now continues to DJ throughout the world 20 years later, playing at clubs such as Panorama Bar, Concrete, Fabric and Sub Club, and festivals such as Glastonbury and Electric Forest, demonstrating why the Chicago OG is still very much in demand.
About Corner Bar Management
Created by Las Vegas entrepreneur Ryan Doherty, Corner Bar Management is behind some of the city’s most popular nightlife venues, including Commonwealth, The Laundry Room, Park on Fremont, DISCOPUSSY, Lucky Day and Peyote, all found within Fremont East Entertainment District. In the spring of 2022, Corner Bar Management opened two new venues in Downtown Las Vegas: Cheapshot, an intimate showroom and discotheque; and We All Scream, a 1,000-person nightclub and ice creamery. In 2023, the team welcomed La Mona Rosa, a Tulum-inspired cantina with authentic and elevated Mexican fare; and Meatball Hero, a gourmet gastro-truck serving Italian-inspired sandwiches from a renovated 1954 International Silver Dome trailer. Corner Bar Management actualizes its passion for local arts and the slightly unconventional through detail-oriented concepts that inspire conversation and community gathering. More information is available at www.CornerBarMgmt.com, and at @CornerBarMgmt on Facebook and Instagram.
DISCOPUSSY is a 6,500-square-foot after-hours dance haven, bringing mainline house and techno to Fremont East. Conceptualized and designed by Ryan Doherty of Corner Bar Management, the centerpiece is a custom-built disco-octopus made of more than 10,000 laser-cut components illuminated by more than 5,000 individually addressable light-emitting diodes. Beneath, dance culture comes alive on the Void Acoustics sound system as world-renowned producers and emerging underground DJs control the decks deep into the night. A tribute to the hacienda days of Detroit, New York and London, DISCOPUSSY’s inky atmosphere is brightened only by piercing lasers, the iconic octopus and the electric personalities who frequent it. DISCOPUSSY is open 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. More information is available on www.DISCOPUSSYDTLV.com, on X, on Facebook, on Instagram and by calling 702-754-1225.
About We All Scream
We All Scream is an art-filled nightclub and not-for-profit ice creamery benefiting public art open at 517 E. Fremont St. A 10,000-square-foot veritable warren of wonderment, the indoor-outdoor compound is a stomping ground for music and art aficionados alike. Void Acoustics sound systems fuel We All Scream’s vintage dairy truck-turned-DJ booth on the ground-level patio, and the custom, ice cream cone-shaped DJ booth embedded with LED sprinkles on the rooftop dance floor. Backed by 360-degree views of downtown’s grit and neon glow, We All Scream drips with vibrant, floor-to-ceiling murals by internationally renowned artists. In September 2023, We All Scream partnered with Las Vegas favorite Sorry Not Sorry Creamery to serve their sweet treats as scoops and boozy milkshakes in the nightclub. We All Scream opens at 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. More information is available on www.weallscream.com, on X, on Facebook and on Instagram.