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Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week


'80s Night With Risky BusinessNew Wave and rock music, plus $1 PBR, $ Pac Man shots, $3 Dirty Yuppie martinis and $4 calls. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; Vintage Lounge, 114 S. Orange Ave.; free; 877-386-7346; vintagelounge.biz.

Andy Hughes, Dave Cannalte, Billy ZThe DJs play house music in the club. 9 p.m. Saturday; Thee Grotto, 360 State Lane; free; 407-867-5309; theegrotto.com.

Be Native Saturdays With Adam Wells DJ music, $3 cocktails and $2 beer. 6 p.m. Saturday; Native Social Bar, 27 W. Church St.; free; 407-403-2938; nativesocialbar.com.

Beer:30 Enjoy $2 off Orlando Brewing beers, plus music by Fight Another Day, Wallow Sound and Sounds of Chaos. 1 p.m. Saturday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.

Cigar City Brewery Tap Takeover Meet the brewery reps and sample 15 Cigar City beers on tap. 6 p.m. Thursday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.

East Orlando Beer Festival Pay one price and receive unlimited samples of beer, food from area restaurants and live entertainment. 1-5 p.m. Saturday; Waterford Lakes Town Center, 413 N. Alafaya Trail; $25-$35; floridabeerfestivals.com.

Foam Party Mayhem Wear your bathing suits and dance as DJ ATM spins house, hip-hop, Top 40 and dance hits. 11 p.m. Thursday; Liquid, 17 W. Pine St.; free-$5; 407-285-4709; absolute-parties.com.

Glow Blacklight party in the club, with performances by the Footlight Players and music by DJ Brianna. 9 p.m. Saturday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

Live Squad Anniversary With DJs Rockaway and Infared Hosted by Lemy Currey, with bottle service available. 10 p.m. Wednesday; Draft Global Beer Lounge & Grill, 301 W. Church St.; free; 407-826-1872; draftorlando.com.

Lost in Trancelation 3 Year Anniversary With Suzy Solar The international DJ sping trance music alongside DJ Agni and Robb Blak. 9 p.m. Saturday; Bikkuri, 1915 E. Colonial Drive; free; facebook.com/orlandotrancemovement.

Paintdrop Paint club party and light show with DJ music and drinks at the bar. 10 p.m. Saturday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-872-0066; paintdroptour.com.

RedRum Thursdays With DJ Robert Bates The DJ spins gothic, industrial and Nu Wave sounds. 9 p.m. Thursday; Thee Grotto, 360 State Lane; free; 407-867-5309; theegrotto.com.

Spectrum Presents: 2000s Indie Rock Music and Videos Featuring music and videos from bands such as the Strokes, White Stripes and Bloc Party. 10 p.m. Friday; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-2788; thefalconbar.com.

Sweetwater Tap Takeover Five beers, including the 420 Extra Pale Ale, IPA, Georgia Brown, Blue and Low Ryeder, will be on tap at the bar. 6 p.m. Friday; CaddyShanks, 4882 New Broad St.; free; 407-574-6570; caddyshanks.com.

Tequila Tasting Learn about the history behind and production of tequila, and then taste Milagro Select Barrel Silver, Partida Reposado and Gran Centenario Anejo. 8 p.m. Saturday; Rix Lounge, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $30-$35; 407-939-3806; rix-lounge.com.

The Best on the Decks: Red Bull Thre3Style Showcase Featuring a set by DJ Irie, drink specials and champion DJs spinning all night long. 9 p.m. Saturday; The Groove, CityWalk at Universal Orlando; $7; 407-363-8000; citywalk.com.

WOB Easter Eggstravaganza Random bottled beers will be secretly marked as "Easter Eggs' and if you order on you'll receive free schwag. Noon Sunday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.