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The week ahead: Nightlife

Don Gavin.

Charlie Mahoney

Don Gavin in the center.

Man of many laughs

DON GAVIN A quick-witted veteran of Boston’s Ding Ho days, and a great writer and performer, Gavin is joined by middler Dan Crohn, an up-and-coming comic last seen opening for John Oliver at the Wilbur. Steve Halligan hosts. Nov. 22 at 8:30 p.m., Nov. 23 at 7:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $27.50. Giggles Comedy Club, 517 Broadway (Route 1), Saugus. 781-233-9950,


Clubs & Dance Nights

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ALVARO This young Dutch DJ/producer has produced hits including “Voodoo People” and Pay Attention to the Drums,” and has worked with artists including Pitbull, Diplo, and Mayor Lazor. He stops in Boston on the Welcome to the Jungle Tour. Nov. 23, 10 p.m. Tickets: $10. 21+. Prime, 295 Franklin St., Boston. 617-338-1000,

CHRIS LAKE + FERGIE Bijou Fridays presents a double bill featuring electro-pop crossover hitmaker Lake, and Fergie, whose electronic music odyssey has taken him from residences in Northern Ireland to Las Vegas. Nov. 22, 10 p.m. Tickets: $20. 21+. Bijou, 51 Stuart St., Boston. 617-357-4565,

BAAUER The electro-trap music artist who is best known for his viral track “Harlem Shake” makes a stop in Boston on his 2013 fall tour. Nov. 24, 8 p.m. Tickets: $26.50, $20 advance. 18+. Paradise, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston.

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SEXY STUFFING PARTY Dancing the night away at this Thanksgiving Eve bash might help counteract one of Thanksgiving’s primary activities (eating). DJs Hectik and El Sid spin top 40 electronic dance hits, and DJ Dres plays Latin International dance music. Nov. 27, 10 p.m. Tickets: $15. Cure, 246 Tremont St., Boston.



GREG PROOPS The former “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” star has recorded his “Smartest Man in the World” podcast around the world, and adds Boston to his list Thursday. He’ll stick around to do stand-up Friday and Saturday. Nov. 21 at 8 p.m., Nov. 22 at 10 p.m., Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. $25-$35. Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St., Boston. 617-725-2844,

RICH VOS The New Jersey native can be a bit rough, which makes him a perfect fit for his frequent guest appearances on the “Opie and Anthony” radio show, but he opened up a bit on his 2012 CD “Still Empty Inside.” Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. $20. Dick Doherty’s Comedy Den below Howl at the Moon, 184 High St., Boston. 800-401-2221,

OLD SCHOOL GAME SHOW This tribute to 1970s game shows gets the cheesy details right, from the garish color scheme of the logo to the skinny microphones. There will be sketch comedy, and the audience can participate in the trivia game. Nov. 24, 7 p.m. $15-$20. Davis Square Theatre, 255 Elm St., Somerville., 617-684-5335


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