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Disco Duo Groove City’s Guide To The Best Sydney Dance Floors

Sometimes you just want to let loose after a few drinks – hit the dance floor and boogie. And what better tunes to boogie on down to than the groove of disco itself? And sure, Sydney‘s nightlife might have taken a few knocks in recent years, but there are still plenty of places to dance to funky tunes.

 

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If you’re not aware of Groove City, you should be – they’re a local disco/funk duo currently touring Australia. Here they break down their fave dance floors in the city so you can get moving to the music.

Misfits Bar and Dining, Redfern

 

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This beautiful spot has been open for about a year and a half – we had the pleasure of DJing at the grand opening. Misfits is above Dominos on George Street, Redfern, it’s like stepping into a time machine back to the late ’60s or early ’70s.

Named after the misfits of the silver screen, it’s a pastel and paisley paradise, with pink neon lights, suede arm chairs, secret lounges behind bookshelves, and some of the classiest cocktails going, it’s very easy to get your boogie on here.

Beverage of choice? Vodka & Caramel Espresso Martini

Tokyo Sing Song, Marlborough Hotel, Newtown 

 

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Ahhh. Tokyo Sing Song welcomes everyone from all necks of the woods. Known for its late-night dance sessions, you can find anything from classic disco to the most progressive techno. With the fit-out reminiscent of early ’70s sci-fi, we have the fondest of memories when we played our first live show there back in 2016!

Beverage of choice? Any of their super creative cocktails in a can

The Imperial, Erskineville

 

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Recently re-opened with a beautiful new fit out, everyone knows how good The Imperial is for music and Sydney’s party scene. Drink, disco dance, drag and dine: their new menu is to die for and they host some of the best parties going around like Heaps Gay and Keep it Disco! And there’s a pizza oven covered in disco ball gold mirrors.

Beverage of choice? A negroni with your pre-boogie meal at their in-house restaurant Priscilla’s (drag queen performances on the hour during dinner!)

Cake Wines Cellar Door, Redfern

 

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Cake Wines is versatile as hell. You can go there and find yourself have a groove to anything from jazz to neo soul to straight up unadulterated funk. Spacious, classy, great food and wine and amazing for functions too.

Beverage of choice? We’re a sucker for red wine and they have a long list of fine reds from the Adelaide Hills.

Harpoon Harry, Surry Hills

 

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Take the stairs to the second level of Harpoon Harry and you’ll find yourself in a room readymade for the boogie. Retro design, disco balls, neons and Lo-fi disco. They’ve also got a pretty tasty Southern American-inspired menu.

Beverage of choice? Gin & Soda: you gotta keep ‘hydrated’ due to serious lack in breaks between booty shakes!

Check out Groove City’s newly released video clip for Gold Chevrolet, below:

Catch Groove Cirty performing at Dancing Heads Music Festival on December 26 or at New Year’s Eve party Lost Paradise on December 31. You can also find them on Facebook.

(Lead image: Groove City / supplied)