First published on 17 Apr 2010. Updated on 9 Sep 2012.
If you... used to go raving at the Hordern Pavilion, Hardcore Cafe, Graffiti Hall of Fame or Angel Place Golfing Range
Then... Check out Reunion every couple of months for pre-1996 rave, happy hardcore, hard house and trance.
Cult Classic Lover
If you... know all the moves to the final scene of Dirty Dancing
Then... Pull on your leg warmers and head to Wrong Prom, where each party is themed for a different classic dance movie and they even teach you the steps! Monthly from May through August at Carriageworks.
If you... like big butts, teen spirit and Kelly Bundy
Then... You belong at Exclamation Point where the 90s rule and the cool kids gather to do the running man. Coming up is a 90s RnB night so get ready for Hammertime. Last Sat of the month at Taxi Club.
If you... have Mix 106.5 tuned as the first station on your car stereo
Then... you can listen to it on your way to the Retro Hotel and take your pick of three dedicated retro dance floors playing 70s-80s, 90s-00s, and Top 40 hits. Fridays and Saturdays at Retro Hotel - The Bristol Arms.
If you... have your eye on a vintage waistcoat or a second hand trilby but don't know when you'll wear it
Then... you will be perfectly attired for Jingle Jangle, a smorgasbord of 20s-60s rock, funk, soul, pop and garage. Last Fri of the month at Goodgod.
If you... have always felt that black eyeliner and cowboy boots were made to go together
Then... you'll enjoy the 50s-60s rock, 70s punk and glam, and 80s-90s alternative with a bit of rockabilly thrown in for good measure at Black Cherry. Every other month at The Factory.
If you... love rock'n'roll, 80s excess, fast cars and fast women
Then... No Life til Leather is the place for you, where the Sultan of Sin and Colonel Knowledge play 80s metal, glam rock and thrash classics all night. Check Myspace for next event at Hermanns Bar.
If you... dif the NME and British indie
Then... Yo'll love Britpop - a night dedicated to everything from Blur to Kasabian, with occasional theme nights. Last Sat of the month. The Gladstone.