Roses are red, violets are blue, this weekend in Philly you can turn up with or without a boo.
Philly is setting the mood for Valentine’s Day, starting tonight, with slow jams spun by Questlove to a party celebrating music from the 2000s. Yes, you can get cuffed in your white tee.
Best part? We've got your entire weekend covered.
Here is a list of some happenings that would make Cupid proud:
A photo posted by ASTRO 8000 (@astro8000) on Feb 6, 2017 at 7:07pm PST
The recurring pink party created by DJ Astro 8000 is back for a holiday that matches its color scheme. This Friday’s event is “for lovers and friends. No cuffing is required.” Not only will DJs Astro 8000 and El Train be spinning hip-hop but R&B, house and dancehall.10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday, William Street Common, 3900 Chestnut St., $10 before 11 with RSVP at pinkpartyvday.splashthat.com.
2K Love: A 2000s Party
A photo posted by Jah the DJ (@jahthedj) on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:33pm PST
Throwback to the 2000s, an era when mushy R&B and glitzy hip-hop merged seamlessly. Jah the DJ and DJ TayBanga will be spinning the new millennium hits. We're already putting in a request for Omarion's “Touch” and Ciara and Bow Wow's “Like You."10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, William Street Common, 3900 Chestnut St., $5 before 11:30 p.m.
Babies Making Babies
On Sunday, Questlove will stop by his hometown to spread some love. Literally. “Babies Making Babies” is a party dedicated to the slow jams. We predict Maxwell, maybe some Kem, reminding us that there’s nowhere to hide when love is calling our name.10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday, The Saint, 102 W. Girard Ave Philly, $7, 21+
A spin on Valentine’s Day specifically for the ladies! Factory Girls present TT the Artist, a designer, filmmaker and rapper who mixes visual art with pop, hip-hop and EDM. Eclectic vibes for the eclectic ladies!9 p.m. Monday, The Foundry, 29 East Allen St., $5 until 11 p.m., $10 after, 21+.
Savannah Britt’s “Bring A Friend For My Mans”
— Savannah Britt (@sav_britt) February 8, 2017
It’s the big day! But no pressure. Publicist Savannah Britt is throwing a casual get together for singles and couples alike in a celebration of love in all of its forms. Music by Sianni Love and Joany G. Space is limited so RSVP!9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday, REC Philly’s REC Room, 2301 N. 9th St., bringafriend.splashthat.com