The week ahead: Nightlife events

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Soder’s view

DAN SODER The deep-voiced observational comic’s half-hour special debuted last month on Comedy Central, and earlier this year he had great advice for potential mugging victims on his “Conan” set: Learn a scary Russian accent. He’s also a regular on Robert Kelly’s “YKWD” podcast. June 14-15, 8:30 p.m. $20. Nick’s Comedy Stop. 617-248-1976,

Nick A. Zaino III


NAKED HOLLYWOOD The Boston opening features themed décor, tunes by DJ Steve Right and surprise guests, and super cool lighting and visuals. At midnight, the curtain drops to unveil the monster stage. June 13, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $10-$20. 21+. Guilt, 275 Tremont St., Boston.

DJ DEKA This local DJ’s first gig was in his hometown of Lowell, at Club Fuel in 2001. Accomplishments since then include starting his own record label (Coraza Recordings), getting signed to Nervous Records, and rocking countless dance floors. Alex Villa opens. June 15, 10:30 p.m. 21+. Underbar, 275 Tremont St., Boston.


HYPER-LOCAL CRAFT BREWFEST Last week was the American Craft Beer Fest. This week focus on beverages made closer to home. Check out local brewers of beer, cider, mead, and artisan beverages, many of which use local ingredients (last year featured drinks made with Taza Chocolate, local hops, and native apples). Even the food vendors are local. The event benefits the Sustainable Business Network. June 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 15, 3-6 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. $35. The Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville.

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CHUS + CEBALLOS Spanish DJs Chus L. Esteban and Pablo Ceballos deliver Iberican Sound, a rhythm and percussion-driven genre of electronic house. They go “All Night Long” at Bijou. June 14, 10 p.m. $25-$30. 21+. Bijou, 51 Stuart St., Boston.

Milva DiDomizio


JOE DEROSA The Philly comic is best known to local audiences for co-authoring the book “Cheat: A Man’s Guide” with Boston comics Bill Burr and Robert Kelly and for directing the film short based on the same concept. June 14, 7:30 p.m. $24. Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, 17 Holland St., Somerville. 617-776-2004,

BARRY TATTLE’S SONG LIBS Chris Coxen’s jazzy alter ego, Barry Tattle, leads the David Ehle Trio in singing classic tunes “Mad Libs”-style: The audience fills in the words. With Niki Luparelli, Tim McIntire, James Patterson, Tom Dustin, Harry Gordon, and Andrea Hogan. June 15, 8:30 p.m. $8. Grandma’s Basement, Howard Johnson Hotel, 1271 Boylston St. 617-267-8300

COMPETITIVE EROTIC FAN FICTION This new Nerdist Network podcast features 10 comedians writing their best erotic fan fiction. Held monthly in Los Angeles and hosted by Bryan Cook, the show comes to Boston for one performance with Dan Boulger, Lillian DeVane, Ken Reid, Gary Petersen, Mehran, Ethan Marsh, Andrew Mayer, Langston Kerman, and Chris Braiotta. June 17, 8 p.m. $10. Davis Square Theatre, 255 Elm St., Somerville. 617-684-5335,