American Museum of Natural History Presents ONE STEP BEYOND with Metro Area and Kevin Graves Today
The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, now in its seventh season, with Metro Area, Blondes, and Kevin Graves. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe today, May 16.
During this ongoing party series, guests can dance in the Museum's Rose Center for Earth and Space to the sounds of the biggest names in techno, electronica, hip-hop, and indie rock. Guests can also enjoy the Hayden Big Bang Theater, located in the lower part of the Hayden Sphere, which features a dynamic multi-media presentation, narrated by acclaimed actor Liam Neeson, that takes visitors on a thrilling four-minute trip from Earth to the edge of the visible universe. Each ticket also includes one pass to the Museum for future use. One Step Beyondis presented with Brightest Young Things
Tonight, May 16, 2014, 9 pm-1 am
Metro Area (DJ set), headliner
The brainchild of veteran producers Morgan Geist and Darshan Jesrani, Metro Area was born out of the pair's love for both the classic moods of R&B, disco, and boogie and innovative, modern dance music. Since 1999, Metro Area has produced many original releases, while continuing to remix and perform-touring as DJs around the world, from Norway to Japan to South America.
Blondes (Live set), support
After getting their start performing in DIY spaces, the duo-Sam Haar and Zach Steinman-released their 2012 debut album, Blondes, and began performing more throughout the United States and Europe. Their most recent album, Swisher, was released in 2013.
Kevin Graves, opening DJ
Writer and producer Kevin Graves has performed in New York, London, Tel Aviv, Miami, San Francisco, and Paris, and at Crobar, Studio B, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Galapagos, Sullivan Room, Hiro, Mr. Black, Caligula, GutterSlut, Booty Call, Dalston Superstore, The Egg, Haoman 17, Club 8, Triple Crown, Social Club, and the JC/DC Fashion Show @ VIP. Graves co-produced the Dance Music Invasion festival with Larry Tee and created Sweet Spot, his Tuesday night party at Industry.
American Museum of Natural History. Guests should enter through the Weston Pavilion entrance on Columbus Avenue at 79th Street.
Admission to One Step Beyond is $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Guests must be 21 and present valid ID. A beer and wine cash bar is available. Advance purchase is recommended. Tickets may be available at the door.