Hungry for Music, a local charity that raises money for music education, is hosting a Cajun dance party at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Junkyard Saints and Squeeze Bayou are two of the area’s funky and energetic zydeco bands, plus there’ll be king cake and a cash bar. 8 PM; buy tickets ($15) at Hungry for Music’s site or $20 at the door.
Head upstairs at the Rock & Roll Hotel for the “Villains” dance party, held the first Friday of each month and featuring DJ Xiao Yang. 9:30 to 2:30; no cover.