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The week ahead: Nightlife


DISCLOSURE The electronic music duo featuring British brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence had a good 2013, earning raves including making Rolling Stone’s 20 Best DJ Mixes of 2013, Mixmag’s Best Albums of 2013 (for “Settle”), and Magnetic Magazine’s Best Live Act. They play the House of Blues. An afterparty featuring a DJ set follows at Estate. Jan. 16, 8 p.m. $28. 18+. House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston. 888-693-2583, Jan. 16, 10 p.m. 21+. The Estate, 1 Boylston Pl., Boston. 617-351-7000,

DARK CITY AGENT Boston-based producers Robert DelPrete (otherwise known as DJ Flylosophy) and Michael McCarthy (keyboardist for Wobblesauce) join live instruments with studio hip-hop, house, dubstep, and trap to create their sound. The duo’s influences include Sound Tribe Sector 9, Conspirator, and Big Gigantic. They’re part of a Bassment Movement night that also features Brrio, Bass Glutton, and Jaminic. Jan. 18, 8 p.m. $10. 21+. Church, 69 Kilmarnock St., Boston. 617-236-7600,

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TASTE OF WGBH: WINTER BREW Beer lovers are invited to sample top craft beers and visit with purveyors at WGBH’s winter event. Comfort food will be available to warm you up, too. March 20 (rescheduled), 6-8 p.m. $35. WGBH Studios, 1 Guest St., Boston.

SINATRA NIGHT Let Ol’ Blue Eyes chase away your winter blues. A live band plays classic Sinatra songs and other styles while you dance under the chandeliers. Jan. 18, 8-11 p.m. $25. Arthur Murray Dance Center, 151 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge. 617-354-0808,



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CASTLE OF COMEDY YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW This monthly show celebrates one year at the cafe at Arts at the Armory, with Phoebe Angle, Dan Boulger, Dan Crohn, Andrew Durso, Sam Jay, Rohan Padhye, Chris Pennie, Will Smalley, with headliner Al Park and music from Joe Della Penna. Jan. 16, 8:30 p.m. Donation requested. Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. 617-718-2191,

ANNUAL COMEDY CABARET Tel Aviv-born Boston University alum Modi has made a career with his animated, physical style and a knack for dialects. He headlines this show with Eric Neumann and Brookline native Alex Edelman. Jan. 18, 8 p.m. $26. Leventhal-Sidman JCC, 333 Nahanton St., Newton. 617-965-5226,

THE LAST STAND Late-night comedy shows are somewhat rare in Boston, so this show, hosted by local comedian Will Noonan, is a welcome addition to Laugh Boston’s weekly schedule. Jan. 18, 11:55 p.m. $5. Laugh Boston, 425 Summer St., Boston. 617-725-2844,

THE GAS PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH KUMAIL NANJIANI AND JONAH RAY Nanjiani and Ray host “The Meltdown” stand-up show at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles and will start filming it for Comedy Central next month. Jan. 19, 9 p.m. $15. Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave., Allston. 617-566-9014,


Taste of WGBH was rescheduled for March 20.

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