Magic Man, M.E.M.E., Swordfish Doula // Art House // 9:30 PM
Magic Man is a synth-pop band that combines the complexities of Passion Pit with the cheerful hooks of Walk the Moon. The band has performed with Ms Mr, St. Lucia, Ra Ra Riot, Walk the Moon, and is currently touring with New Politics & Sir Sly. Just signed to Columbia Records, these guys are getting big pretty fast, so you best catch 'em now! More info here.
Chrome Sparks, FXWRK, jdv plus // Eclectic // 10 PM
Chrome Sparks is wrapping up their North American tour on Friday night, bringing a unique audiovisual experience to Eclectic. These guys like both marijuana and hot synth-pop licks. It's a no brainer, dude. FXWRK and jdv plus, both fresh off of some great record releases, are kicking things off. More info here.
RAW x Wesleyan Freestyle Battle // WestCo Cafe // 10 PM
The first official freestyle rap battle at Wesleyan in over a decade! The rules seem very complex (what is a 'bout'?), so check 'em out here in their entirety.
KILBOURNE, DJ Rimjob, M Vaughan // WestCo Cafe // 11 PM // $3
The aforementioned killer DJs will be spinning a party dubbed "An Intimate Party Experience." What more could you possibly desire? Among the activities featured are couches draped in satin, tents filled with aromas, lights to warm your soul, a dance floor dedicated to freedom, art that opens the mind and endless surprises. Tickets and more info here.
Zongo Juntion, Trio DeCale // 200 Church // 10 PM
These Brooklyn afrobeat monsters are returning to Wesleyan for the second time in two years! Their set of unparalleled groove and hip-shakin' will get you on your feet like none other. Chances are they won't be returning for a third time in a row, so catch Zongo Junction while you can!