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Cybertron vs Stimulate Pajama Party / Xris SMack’s Birthday Bash
NYC’s premiere industrial music club nights unite! DJ Xris SMack and DJ Paradox spin industrial, ebm, synthpop and electro.
Come dressed in your pajamas / sexy lingerie / onesie / kigurumi!

Stay Sick: Goth and Post-punk party
Stay Sick: a nightmare dance party for the twisted fiends who like Goth, Punk, Deathrock and Post Punk! Presented by yours cruelly Sean Templar / The Red Party!

Dark Side of Karaoke
Sing to your heart’s content!
Choose from over 60,000 songs including a special list of dark, gothic and industrial music.


Villains Ball Costume Party + Costume Contest
Our big club event / costume party! Dark Side DJ’s spin a mix of alternative, industrial, goth, new wave and more.
Costume Contest at 1am!

The Black Parade vs Nevermind
Two of Brooklyn’s hottest alternative parties combined!
Emo, pop-punk and 2000’s Alternative vs 90s Alternative and Pop

QXT’s Nightclub Party at Dark Side of the Con!
For the first time ever, QXT’s, the Tri-State area’s leading club dedicated to providing dark,retro,alternative,underground and innovative music for the last 28 years, will be sharing their legacy with all DSOTC guests in the way of party form!!! QXT’s is bringing the club to you Saturday night! Free giveaways and good clean dark dancing until 3am!
QXTs DJ’s:
Damian Plague, Dysfunction , Mindsolvent & Victrola spin
Goth, Dark,Synth and New Waves, Post Punk & contemporary electronic sounds representative of a QXT’s club evening!

Nightmare Before Christmas Shadowcast by ZEN Productions
Watch ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ on a big screen while Zen Productions performs a live shadowcast.
ZEN Productions is a Long Island, NY theatre troupe that performs shadowcasts well as entirely live stage plays. While we are based in Long Island, we have also performed in upstate New York, New York City, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Our subsidiary, The ZEN Room, is Long Island’s Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast. The ZEN Room regularly performs throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, including our annual Halloween show at the 1200-seat Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts. ZEN Productions has performed Rocky, REPO! The Genetic Opera, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and Little Shop of Horrors at a number of conventions including: I-CON, Wicked Faire, Steampunk World’s Fair, Lunacon, and Dark Side of the Con I and II. Our troupe is excited to return for Dark Side III to debut a new shadowcast performance of a film which is a favorite of ours and dark-alternative people everywhere: The Nightmare Before Christmas!